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13th South Asian Games: Nepal’s gold medal tally reaches 37

Nepal has so far secured 103 medals included 37 gold, 27 silver and 39 bronze medals in the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) ongoing in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Janakpur.

India has climbed atop the medal tally, with a total of 124 medals, included 62 gold medals, 41 silver, and 21 bronze.

Sri Lanka has won the third-highest medals with 17 gold, 35 silver, and 55 bronze.

Pakistan is in the fourth position with 15 gold medals, 23 silver, and 24 bronze while Bangladesh is ranked fifth in the medal tally with 4 gold medals, 11 silver, and 45 bronze.

The Maldives has secured the sixth position with 1 gold medal and 2 bronze medal while Bhutan is at the bottom of the medal tally with only 6 bronze medals.

Athlete Gopi Chand Parki bagged a gold medal for Nepal in the 5,000-metre race at Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu on Friday morning. He completed the race in 14′ 54.20” leaving behind his Indian opponent Sunil Dawal who reached the target in 14′ and 55.21″.

Likewise, athlete Hari Rimal became the third finisher and secured the bronze medal for Nepal.

The SAG will continue until December 10.

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