Nepal | January 22, 2020

Nepal continues to lead medal chart with 20 gold

THT Online

KATHMANDU: Nepal has so far secured a total of 20 gold, four silver, and nine bronze during the ongoing 13th South Asian Games.

Santoshi Shrestha has pocketed a gold for Nepal in Women’s 10000m race leaving behind Indian and Sri Lankan runners.

Navin Rasaili has bagged a gold medal in Kumite of Karate in 67 kg category at Nepal Karate Academy.

Rasaili left behind his Pakistani opponent by 2 points, becoming victorious at a score of 8-6.

Nepal’s Himal Tamata and Laxman Malla respectively won gold and silver for Nepal at Pokhara Stadium in Men’s Individual Duathlon Tournament on Tuesday.

The distance for the Duathlon individual event was  5km Run, 20km Bike, and 2.5km Run.

Nepal’s Bijay Sinjali won the gold by defeating five other competitors in the Men’s Individual Category of Taolu in Changquan discipline of Wushu receiving 9.48 points.

Similarly, Susmita Tamang also won the gold in Women’s Individual Category of Taolu in Changquan discipline of  Wushu. securing 9.44 points

List of gold medal-winning players from Nepal:

Name Category
1.    Soni Gurung Triathlon
2.    Anu Adhikari Karate
3.    Kusum Khadka Karate
4.    Mandekaji Shrestha, Pravin Manandhar, Mahasus Tamang Karate team-men
5.    Sangeeta Magar, Saru Bista, Nirmala Tamang Karate team-women
6.    Lakshman Tamang Karate
7.    Biplav Lal Shrestha Karate
8.    Aayesha Shakya Taekwondo
9.    Kamal Shrestha Taekwondo
10.  Nisha Darnal, Swastima Tamang, Sanjila Timilsina, Parvati Gurung Team category
11.  Sanjib Kumar Ojha, Aayesha Shakya Taekwondo team pair
12.  Sina Maden Taekwondo
13.  Parvati Gurung Taekwondo
14.  Kamal Adhikari Taekwondo
15.  Mandekaji Shrestha Karate
16. Himal Tamata Duathlon
17. Bijay Sinjali Taolu, Changqang Wushu
18. Susmita Tamang Taolu, Changqang Wushu
19. Nabin Rasaili Karate
20. Santoshi Shrestha Athletics

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