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India clinch 27 medals on Day 2 in SAG

By The Assam Tribune

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Indian athletes dominated the track and field and shooting events to clinch 27 medals, including 11 gold, on the second day of competitions and remain in the second position at the medals tally in the 13th South Asian Games here on Tuesday.

India completely dominated the first day of athletics events by clinching 10 medals (4 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze) while the shooters also fetched nine (4 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze) to swell the country�s tally.

Both the volleyball men�s and women�s teams won a gold each while the taekwondo players contributed 1 gold and 3 bronze medals. India also bagged gold medals in both men�s and women�s table tennis team events.

India�s medal tally stood at 43 medals (18 gold, 16 silver and 9 bronze), behind hosts Nepal�s 44 (23 gold, 9 silver, 12 bronze). Sri Lanka was third with 46 medals (5 gold, 14 silver, 27 bronze).

On the first day of athletics competition, Archana Suseendran (women�s 100m), M Jashna (women�s high jump), Sarvesh Anil Kushare (men�s high jump) and Ajay Kumar Saroj (men�s 1500m) won a gold each to begin India�s athletics campaign on an impressive note.

Suseendran clocked 11.80 seconds in the 100m dash to emerge as the fastest woman of the Games, leaving behind Sri Lankans Thanuji Amasha (11.82) and Lakshika Sugand (11.84) for silver and bronze respectively.

In the women�s high jump, Jashna cleared 1.73m to clinch the gold while Rubina Yadav bagged a bronze with an effort of 1.69m.

Kushare cleared 2.21m to win the men�s high jump gold while compatriot Chetan Balasubramanya claimed the silver with an effort of 2.16m for a 1-2 finish for India.

Saroj won the gold in men�s 1500m with a timing of 3.54.18 seconds while Ajeet Kumar clinched the silver by clocking 3.57.18s. The bronze went to Tanka Karki (3.50.20s) of Nepal.

Kavita Yadav then added a silver in the women�s 10,000m race by clocking 35 minute 7.95 seconds.

Earlier in the day, India�s Chanda (4.34.51s) clinched the silver medal in the women�s 1500m event while compatriot Chitra Palakeez (4.35.46s) settled for the bronze. The gold in this event went to Sri Lanka�s Uda Kuburalage (4.34.34s).

At the Satdobato Shooting Range, Indian shooters bagged nine medals, including four gold. � PTI

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India clinch 27 medals on Day 2 in SAG

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Indian athletes dominated the track and field and shooting events to clinch 27 medals, including 11 gold, on the second day of competitions and remain in the second position at the medals tally in the 13th South Asian Games here on Tuesday.

India completely dominated the first day of athletics events by clinching 10 medals (4 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze) while the shooters also fetched nine (4 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze) to swell the country�s tally.

Both the volleyball men�s and women�s teams won a gold each while the taekwondo players contributed 1 gold and 3 bronze medals. India also bagged gold medals in both men�s and women�s table tennis team events.

India�s medal tally stood at 43 medals (18 gold, 16 silver and 9 bronze), behind hosts Nepal�s 44 (23 gold, 9 silver, 12 bronze). Sri Lanka was third with 46 medals (5 gold, 14 silver, 27 bronze).

On the first day of athletics competition, Archana Suseendran (women�s 100m), M Jashna (women�s high jump), Sarvesh Anil Kushare (men�s high jump) and Ajay Kumar Saroj (men�s 1500m) won a gold each to begin India�s athletics campaign on an impressive note.

Suseendran clocked 11.80 seconds in the 100m dash to emerge as the fastest woman of the Games, leaving behind Sri Lankans Thanuji Amasha (11.82) and Lakshika Sugand (11.84) for silver and bronze respectively.

In the women�s high jump, Jashna cleared 1.73m to clinch the gold while Rubina Yadav bagged a bronze with an effort of 1.69m.

Kushare cleared 2.21m to win the men�s high jump gold while compatriot Chetan Balasubramanya claimed the silver with an effort of 2.16m for a 1-2 finish for India.

Saroj won the gold in men�s 1500m with a timing of 3.54.18 seconds while Ajeet Kumar clinched the silver by clocking 3.57.18s. The bronze went to Tanka Karki (3.50.20s) of Nepal.

Kavita Yadav then added a silver in the women�s 10,000m race by clocking 35 minute 7.95 seconds.

Earlier in the day, India�s Chanda (4.34.51s) clinched the silver medal in the women�s 1500m event while compatriot Chitra Palakeez (4.35.46s) settled for the bronze. The gold in this event went to Sri Lanka�s Uda Kuburalage (4.34.34s).

At the Satdobato Shooting Range, Indian shooters bagged nine medals, including four gold. � PTI