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(Updated) South Asian Games: Nepal’s gold tally reaches 15

Update 18:00

The gold medal tally for Nepal has reached 15.

Kathmandu, December 2

Nepali athletes have won 10 gold medals in the South Asian Games being played in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Here’s the list:

  1. Mandekaji Shrestha: Karate (Male individual kata)
  2. Men’s team: Karate
  3. Women’s team: Karate
  4. Soni Gurung: Triathlon
  5. Kamal Shrestha: Taekwondo (Poomsae)
  6. Sima Maden: Taekwondo (Poomsae: 18-23 year-old category)
  7. Parvati Gurung: Taekwondo (Poomsae: 23-29 year-old category)
  8. Laxman Tamang: Karate (Kumite)
  9. Aayasha Shakya: Taekwondo (Poomsae)
  10. Biplav Man Shrestha: Karate (Male kumite)

Updated at 4:30 pm

South Asian Games: Nepal’s gold tally reaches five

Kathmandu, December 2

Nepali athletes have won five gold medals in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games being played in Kathmandu.

Nepal’s Sina Maden won the fifth gold for her country in taekwondo (Poomsae) in the 18-23 year-old category. Earlier in the day, Nepal’s men’s and women’s team won gold in their respective karate team events. Similarly, Mandy Kaji Shrestha won the first gold for Nepal in the men’s kata category. The other gold was won by Soni Gurung in triathlon.

During the 12th South Asian Games held in India, Nepali athletes could only win three gold medals. The government had provided Rs 500,000 to each of the gold medal winners in 2016. However, it has not made such an announcement this time.


Published on December 2nd, Monday, 2019 1:40 PM


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