India, with 308 medals, win South Asian Games 2016

16 Feb, 2016 6:19 pm

GUWAHATI (92 News) – India won the 12th South Asian Games, with 188 gold medals and overall 308 medals.

Sri Lanka with 25 gold medals took the second place, while Pakistan with 12 gold medals was at third place.

The colorful concluding ceremony was held in Guwahati, India.

Pakistan won 12 gold, 37 silver and 57 bronze medals in the event. Pakistani players won two each gold in Judo, Wushu, Taekwondo and Weightlifting.

In the hockey event, Pakistan defeated archrivals India. Pakistan bagged one each silver medals in kabbadi and handball.

The 13th South Asian Games will be held in Nepal in 2019.


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