Finally, the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) has begun amid huge fan base and sports lovers watching minute to minute.
The 13th SAG was inaugurated on December 01 and will continue until December 10, 2019. The event will see around 27 sports events to be played by around 662 athletes from different South Asian nations.
Here are some highlights of the 13th SAG sports events:
1) Karate-Men’s Brings First ‘Gold’ to Nepal
Nepal’s Manday Kaji Shrestha offered to the nation its first ‘gold’ in 13th SAG in the Senior Karate Senior Men’s Individual Kata event at the Karate Hall, Satdobato in Lalitpur, on December 02, 2019.
Shrestha won over Pakistan’s Niama Tullah by 25.72 points, while the latter bagged silver with 24.92 points. Similarly, Sri Lanka’s Santhara Rasa Balmaj claimed a bronze medal.
2) Karate-Women’s Brings ‘Silver’
Meanwhile, the Himalayan nation had to satisfy only with ‘silver’ in the Karate Senior Women’s Kata at the Karate Hall, Lalitpur. Nepal’s Chanchala Danuwar grabbed silver after fighting out Pakistan’s Shahida in the finals.
However, Shahida was a point ahead of Shahida to clinch the gold medal at the end of the event. Sri Lanka again received only a ‘bronze’ medal.
13th South Asian Games Results
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