Weightlifter Ziarul bagged 6th gold for Bangladesh

Published : 07 Dec 2019, 19:38

In the ongoing 13th edition of the South Asian Games in Nepal on Saturday, Ziarul Islam bagged a gold medal in the 96-kg men's weightlift event, bringing the country's sixth gold medal.

Mabia Akter Simanta earlier in the day won another gold medal in the 76-kg weightlifting women's category

Bangladeshi athletes have so far won six gold medals  with this fresh success.

On Thursday, Humaira Akhter Antara and Marjan Aktar Priya bagged two gold medals in the women's individual categories under 61 kg and under 55 kg in karate respectively, while Al Amin won another gold medal in the men's individual category under 60 kg in karate.

Dipu Chakma earned the country's first gold medal after winning the 29-plus-year taekwondo poomsae event on Monday.

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