India bag three golds, two bronzes in Wushu
Sylhet (Bangladesh): India bagged three gold
and two bronze medals in wushu in the 11th South Asian Games
at the Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Pratisthan (BKSP) centre here
in the North Eastern fringes of the country.
In the lesser-known sport, Ravinder Kumar (men`s 70kg),
Sanathoi Devi Yumnam (women`s 48kg) and Sandhyarani Devi
Wangkhem (women`s 60kg) clinched the top honours in their
respective categories to keep the country`s flag high.
Shankar Subedi (men`s 60kg) and Joy Singh (men`s 65kg)
clinched the bronze medals.
Ravinder beat Nepal`s Purusottam Rijai for the gold
medal. Ashgar Hussain (Pakistan) and Tezagul Lougari
(Afghanistan) took the bronze medals.
Sanathoi outskilled Zahra Orya of Afghanistan for the
gold medal. Nepal`s Elina Chaudhary and local girl Fahmida
Yesmin Arju took the bronze.
Sandhyarani defeated Surya Salahshur of Afghanistan for
the gold, while Nepal`s Jharana Gurun and Bangladesh`s Basona
Khonodkar bagged the bronze medals.
Pakistan duo of Syed Maratib Ali Shah and Maaz Khan
bagged the gold medals in men`s 60kg and 65kg respectively.
Syed Maratib beat Afghanistan`s Amirshah Amiri for the
gold. Lanka`s AT Syranjan Dynysing and India`s Subedi took the
Maaz knocked down Dammika Abeyrathna for the gold medal.
In the same event, Joy of India and Afghanistan`s Mohammad
Mahfouzwafa took the bronze medals.
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