Sri Lanka wins 40 gold medals at 2019 SAG

2019-12-10 at 18:10

Sri Lanka has secured 40 gold medals at the 2019 South Asia Games in Nepal.

The competition that commenced on the 1st of December draws to a close with a mega closing ceremony in Kathmandu.

Sri Lanka has won an impressive tally of 248 medals so far in the competition which includes 82 Silver and 126 bronze medals.
The Lankan contingent secured gold medals in Taekwondo, Athletics, Triathlon, Wushu, Weightlifting, Swimming, Golf, Badminton, Judo and Beach Volleyball events.

Meanwhile, India has secured a commanding lead with 308 medals including 171 gold, 92 silver and 45 bronze medals.

Hosts Nepal is placed second in the table with 49 gold, 55 silver and 92 bronze medals. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives and Bhutan occupy the remaining places in the 2019 South Asian Games medals table.