Humayra secures 4th gold for Bangladesh in SA Games

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3rd December, 2019 01:40:24 printer

Humayra secures 4th gold for Bangladesh in SA Games

Bangladesh won the fourth gold medal in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal on Tuesday as Humayra Akter Antora Shefa secured it in Women’s Singler Karate 61 kg category.

On the same day, Marjana Akter Piya and Al Amin won gold medal single Karate events in 55 kg and 60 kg category respectively.

This is the best day for Bangladesh with three gold medals making the tally to four so far in this year’s SA games.

Bangladesh won their first medal when Humayra Akter won bronze in Women’s Single karate on Monday. On the same day, Bangladesh won the first gold medal when Dipu Chakma beat his South Asian counterparts in taekwondo.

Bangladesh clinched one gold and twelve bronze medals on Monday. However, they failed to manage a good start in Men’s football as they lost to Bhutan 0-1 in the opening game.

Hosts Nepal are dominating the medal table of the games securing eleven gold, two silver and six bronze medals while holders India followed them with three gold, eight silver and three bronze medals.