SA Games: Weight-lifter Ziarul bags 6th gold medal for country

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7th December, 2019 03:34:24 printer

SA Games: Weight-lifter Ziarul bags 6th gold medal for country

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Ziarul Islam bagged a gold medal in 96-kg category of men's weightlifting in the ongoing 13th edition of the South Asian Games in Nepal on Saturday, bringing the sixth gold medal for the country.

Earlier on the day, Mabia Akter Simanta secured another gold medal in 76-kg category of women's weightlifting.

With this fresh win, Bangladeshi athletes so far secured six gold medals in the fifth gold medal in the event.

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

Dipu Chakma secured the first gold medal for the country after winning the taekwondo poomsae event 29-plus-year category On Monday.


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