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POST TIME: 3 December, 2019 06:39:01 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 4 December, 2019 11:09:00 AM
SA Games: Bangladesh win three more gold
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SA Games: Bangladesh win three more gold

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After Dipu and Al Amin, Marjan Akter Pia and Humayra Akter earned gold medals for Bangladesh in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SA Games) on Tuesday.

While Dipu secured Bangladesh’s first gold on Monday, the other three achieved the gold medals on Tuesday.

Bangladesh secured the second gold when Al Amin, a member of Bangladesh Army, secured gold in Men’s Singler Karate 60 kg category.

Then Marjan beat her Pakistani counterpart Kayser Sana in the final of Women’s Single in 55 kg category to win the medal.

Right after her, Humayra Akter, who won the first medal- a bronze- for Bangladesh on Monday, secured her first gold in Women’s Single karate in 61 kg category beating Anu Gurung of Nepal.

On the same day, Ferdous of Bangladesh Army won silver in Men’s Single Karate in 67 kg category as well.

Earlier, Bangladesh clinched one gold and twelve bronze medals on Monday. However, they failed to manage a good start in Men’s football as they lost to Bhutan 0-1 in the opening game.

Hosts Nepal are dominating the medal table of the games securing eleven gold, two silver and six bronze medals while holders India followed them with three gold, eight silver and three bronze medals as of the medal update on Monday.

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