Nepal add six silver medals in wushu
UPDATED: Nepal added six silver medals in wushu in the 12th South Asian Games on Wednesday.
Nepal's wushuka Sabita Rai, Jharana Gurung, Juni Rai, Bindu Pun Magar, Hari Prasad Gole and Rajesh Chaudhary were vying for the gold medal in their respective events today. But all of them were defeated by their rivals.
All events of wushu in the 12th SAG concluded today.
Nepal have so far won 24 medals, including one gold, seven silver and 16 bronze.
Nepal collected one gold medal by Nima Gharti Magar and 10 silver medals in wushu in the regional sports gala being held in Guwahati and Shillong of India.
Yesterday, Bishow Budha Magar had added one silver medal in Nepal's kitty.
Wushukas Bijay Sinjali and Sushmita Tamang won two silvers on Sunday before Yubaraj Thapa added another on Monday.
KATHMANDU: Nepal secured two more silver medals in wushu on the sixth day of the 12th South Asian Games, on Wednesday.
Hari Prasad Gole bagged a silver medal for Nepal in the game held at the Rising Sun Sports Complex in Shillong.
Nepal have grabbed 23 medals in the 12th SAG so far—one gold, seven silver and 15 bronze.
Gole (24) of Daman, Makwanpur, who had scored 8.61 points in the first round, added 9.01 to win silver with a total score of 17.62 points in men's Taolu's Taichi All-round event.
Gyan Das of India Singh finished first with total score of 18.53, while Ramotullah Kishor of Bangladesh came third in the event with total score of 16.81.
Gole said he was happy to win the silver medal for the country though he was expecting gold.
Likewise, Sabita Rai (22) of Khotang bagged a silver medal in women's Taolu's Taichi All-round event today.
Rai, who had scored 9.15 points in first round, added 8.55 to win silve medal with a total score of 17.71.
Sanatombi Chanu of India finished first with a total score of 18.62 while Komal Emmanuel of Pakistan came third in the event with 14.16.
Both—Gole and Rai—are the players of the Tribhuvan Army Club.
Earlier on Tuesday, wushuka Bishow Budha Magar added another silver medal in Nepal’s kitty when he finished second in Taolu’s Gunshu All-round event here at the Assam Rifle Sports Complex today.