SA Games 2019

Marjana secures 3rd gold for Bangladesh

Published : 03 Dec 2019, 15:17

Jagoroniya Desk

In the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal on Tuesday, Bangladesh won the third gold medal as Marjana Akter Piya secured it in the 55 kg class of Women's Singler Karate.

On the same day, Bangladesh Army Al Amin won the Men's Single Karate gold medal in the category of 60 kg.

When Humayra Akter won bronze in Women's Single Karate on Monday, Bangladesh won their first trophy. On the same day, as Dipu Chakma defeated his South Asian rivals in taekwondo, Bangladesh secured the first gold medal.

On Monday, Bangladesh won one gold medal and twelve bronze medals. They did not manage a good start in men's football, however, as they lost in the opening game to Bhutan 0-1.

Hosts Nepal dominate the games medal table securing 11 gold, 2 silver and 6 bronze medals while holders India followed them with 3 gold, 8 silver and 3 bronze medals.

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