SA Games 2019

Archery brings two more gold medals

Published : 08 Dec 2019, 12:56

Sahos Desk

At the 13th South Asian Games at Pokhara Stadium, Nepal on Sunday, Bangladesh won two gold medals in the Recurve Men's team and Recurve Women's team competition— both against Sri Lanka.

In the archery competition team event, the men's recurve team comprising Mohammad Ruman Sana, Mohammad Tamimul Islam, and Hakim Ahmed Rubel clinched the gold medal.

Ravien Kavisha Dalpatadu, Sajeev De Silva and Kumara Herath of Sri Lanka were defeated in the final by the Bangladeshi archers.

ITI Khatun, Monira Aketer and Beauty Roy won gold at the women's team competition with a 6-0 victory over Sri Lanka.

These were the 8th and 9th gold medal in the current conference of Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi athletes won three gold medals on Saturday, on the 7th day of the 10-day seven-nation 13th South Asian Games in Nepal, two in weightlifting and one in fencing.

Famed lifters Mabia Akhter Simanta and Jiarul Islam bagged two gold medals in game weightlifting events in Nepalese tourist town of Pokhara while Fatema Mujib clinched Bangladesh's first ever gold medal in women's fencing at Kirtipur Covered Hall in Kathmandu's Nepalese capital.

Bangladesh's participants on December 3 clinched three more gold medals in the 13th South Asian Games kumite karate events apart from the gold of Dipu Chakma in taekwondo. 

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