BGB, Bangladesh Ansar win wrestling titles

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1 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BGB, Bangladesh Ansar win wrestling titles

Champion Border Guard Bangladesh players celebrate with the trophy of Independence Cup Wrestling Competition 2019 at National Handball Stadium in the capital on Sunday. — SUN PHOTO

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Bangladesh Ansar won the Independence Day Wrestling Competition 2019 organised by Bangladesh Amateur Wrestling Federation (BAWF) at Captain Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium in the capital on Sunday.

The tournament was sponsored by RDDL.

In men’s division, BGB became champions of the competition achieving 10 medals including 6 gold medals, one silver and 3 bronze medals.

Bangladesh Military clinched the runners-up trophy claiming 2 gold and 5 bronze medals.

In women’s division, Bangladesh Ansar led Bangladesh Military, claiming 9 medals including 5 gold, one silver and 3 bronze medals.

First and second runners-up in different events were given prize money for their performance.

Standing Committee on Ministry of Youth and Sports Chairman Abdullah Al Islam Jakob distributed prizes among the winners as the chief guest.


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