In the Men Over 87 Kgs Category Asim Ijaz of Pakistan Gold thrashed Pium Sanjeewa of Sri Lanka to grab the Gold Medal leaving the lkatter with Silver, while the Bronze Medals were taken by Md.
Today’s mixed team relay had 300 metres swimming, 60 kilometres cycling and 1.2 kilometres running events. Besides, the boxers and shooters’ good show, the Indian women’s football team also won the gold medal, defeating Nepal 4-0 in the summit clash. India had also won two Silver, one each in the men’s and individual events through Guru Datta and Pooja Chaurushi respectively. At the shooting range in Guwahati, Indian shooters made yet another clean sweep on the final day to sign off with a staggering 25 out of 26 gold medals on offer.
The Indian juggernaut rolled on unabated as the star-studded boxing squad joined the shooters in what is turning out to be an outing of unprecedented dominance by the host country at the 12th South Asian Games here on Saturday. In the women’s 10m air pistol finals, there was tough competition among the three Indians, exchanging leads among three of them.
Five time world champion Mary Kom was adjudged the victor in about 40 seconds via technical knockout as she continued on her comeback trail from an injury that kept her out of action for a long time. Sri Lanka’s first woman boxer to win a gold in Asian Championship, Anusha Kodituwakku Dilrukshi, will stand in the way of the celebrated Indian boxer for the 51kg gold medal women’s final Tuesday.
Afghanistan overtook Nepal to take the fifth place in the medals tally – with three golds in comparison to Nepal’s solitary gold medal.