SA Games 2019

Mabia brings fifth gold medal for Bangladesh

Published : 07 Dec 2019, 15:28

Jagoroniya Desk

In the present 13th edition of the South Asian Games on Saturday, Bangladesh captured the fifth gold medal as Mabia Akter Simanta obtained gold in the 76-kg women's weightlifting division in Pokhara, Nepal.

Humaira Akhter Antara and Marjan Aktar Priya bagged two gold medals in the individual women's under-61 kg and under-55 kg weight categories in karate earlier on Thursday, while Al Amin won another gold medal in the individual men's under-60 kg weight category in karate.

Dipu Chakma earned the country's first gold medal on Monday after winning the 29-plus-year taekwondo poomsae event.

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