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13th South Asian Games: India finish on top with 312 medals

Indian boxers continued their outstanding performance and won 6 gold, one silver and one bronze on Tuesday. In women’s Pinki Rani brought first gold in 51 kg category. She defeated Mala Ravi of Nepal in the final. In 57 kg Sonia Lather won gold by defeating her Sri Lankan opponent. Manju Bamboriya also clinched gold in 64 kg. She beat Nepal’s Punam Rawal. In men’s Sparsh Kumar brought gold. He defeated Mohd. Asif Syed of Pakistan in 52 kg. Varinder Singh lost his bout to Nepal’s Sanil Shahi in 60 kg.  Krishan Vikas clinched gold in 69 kg beating Gul Zaib of Pakistan. In 91 kg Narendra brought sixth Gold for the country. He defeated Ashish Duwadi in the final.

In Squash India won gold in women’s team event and silver in men’s. Indian girls defeated Pakistan in the finals by 2-1, while men team lost to Pakistan by 1-2. 

In Basketball Indian men’s and women’s teams clinched gold each. Men team defeated Sri Lanka in the final by 101-62. In Women’s final Indian girls crushed host Nepal by 127-46.  In Judo mixed event India won gold.

Meanwhile closing ceremony games is underway at Dasaratha Rangshala in Kathmandu. Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokhrael is the Chief Guest

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