13th South Asian Games

India dominates shooting

Published On: December 10, 2019 10:30 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: India won 18 gold medals in the total of 20 categories in shooting. In the competition for 60 gold categories, India added 18 golds, seven silvers and four bronzes winning a total of 29 medals. 

The second-placed Pakistan won a total of 14 medals with two golds, five silvers and seven bronzes. Bangladesh did not win a single gold, but claimed six silver medals and four bronzes. In the fourth place, Sri Lanka won a total of seven medals with two silvers and five bronzes. 

Nepal, the Maldives and Bhutan were medal-less. 

In shooting’s last event played at the Shooting Range in Satdobato on Monday, India won the gold, while Sri Lanka and Bangladesh 

were limited to the silver and the bronze medals respectively. 

In mixed event air pistol 10 meters, India won the gold, while Nepal was knocked out from the group stages finishing fifth. 

The team of India’s Anu Raj Singh and Shrawan Kumar garnered a total of 16 points to win the gold, while featuring Elvis K A I and Fernando T D S of Sri Lanka, finishing second, added eight points. Likewise, Bangladesh and Pakistan fought for the bronze which the former won. 

Bangladesh with Adrina Firdosh and Shakil Ahamad got 17 points to win the bronze, as Ann Ivits and Gulfam Joseph of Pakistan finished fourth with seven points. 

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