It’s raining medals for India at the ongoing South Asian Games as country’s athletes left behind Sri Lanka and host Nepal to amass a massive 252 medals.
This includes a gold from star wrestler Sakshi Malik, who won at the 62 kg event and all the other matches leading up to the final.
What a brilliant end to the week as India crossed the 250 mark, with a flurry of medals from tennis and squash, at the #SouthAsianGames.— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) December 8, 2019
Bronze: 41#Sag2019 #TeamIndia@KirenRijiju @DGSAI @RijijuOffice @PMOIndia @PIB_India @IndiaSports @ddsportschannel https://t.co/94BMNrsIYv pic.twitter.com/EMUZMiokyF
In an impressive performance, India has won gold at all the 12 wrestling events so far.
With 22 gold, 10 silver and 6 bronze, India won 38 medals on Sunday itself. As of now, the medal tally stands at 252 medals for India – with 132 gold, 79 silver, 41 bronze.
.@ImAnishBhanwala won both individual and team gold in men’s 25m pistol shooting. #BhaveshShekhawat won bronze in individual while Anish, Bhavesh and #Adarsh won team gold. @GhoshMehuli won 10m air rifle mixed gold with Yash Vardhan. #SAG2019 #KheloIndia@KirenRijiju @DGSAI pic.twitter.com/W4G3E1PAzA— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) December 7, 2019
As for other sports, Kushagra Rawat finished first at the men’s 400m freestyle event, while Anand Shylaja ended up winning a silver.
India won gold at 50 meter backstroke men and women’s events, too.