Mabia creates new record; Army clinch gold in men’s football

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8 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Mabia creates new record; Army clinch gold in men’s football

South Asian gold medalist Mabia Akhter Simanta from Ansar lifts the weight during the women’s 64kg event of weightlifting discipline of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games at the Mymensingh district gymnasium on Wednesday. —BOA photo

South Asian gold medalist Mabia Akhter Simanta from Ansar earned the gold medal in the women’s 64kg event with new records in snatch, clean and jerk and the total weight on the third day of weightlifting discipline of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games at the Mymensingh district gymnasium on Wednesday.

Mabia lifted 80kg in snatch and 101kg in clean and jerk as the Ansar weightlifter made a new record lifting a total of 181kg in her event.     

Apart from Mabia’s record, seven new national records were made in weightlifting on the same day.

Shakhayet Hossen Pranto from Ansar earned the gold medal in the men’s 89kg with new records in snatch, clean and jerk and total weight. The Ansar weightlifter lifted 124kg in snatch and 149kg in clean and jerk to complete a record lifting total of 273kg in his event.     

Farzana Akter Ria from Army earned the gold medal in the women’s 71kg with a new clean and jerk record of 78kg. Sumon Chandar Roy from Ansar earned gold in the men’s 81kg as he lifted a total of 260kg.

Manoranjan Roy from Army, who earned silver in the same event, made a new snatch record of 117 kg. He lifted a total of (117kg snatch+141kg clean and jerk) 258kg.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh Army emerged champions in the men’s football event beating Sylhet by 2-0 at the Shaheed Dhirendranath Dutta Stadium in Cumilla on Wednesday.

Emon and Sanchoy scored one goal each for the winning side. BKSP earned the bronze medal in the same event crushing Sakhira by 8-0 goals in the medal-deciding match.

South Asian Games gold medalists Humaira Akther Antora, Marzan Akter Priya and Al Amin all earned gold medals in kumite events of karate discipline at the Bandarban district gymnasium on Wednesday.

Humaira from Ansar earned gold in the women’s U-61kg kumite while Marzan from Army earned the gold medal in the women’s U-55kg kumite and Al Amin from Army earned gold in the men’s U-60kg kumite.

Georges Anwar Nayeem from Ansar earned the gold medal in the men’s U-67kg kumite while Hafizur Rahman from Army earned gold in the men’s U-75kg and Mariam Khatun Bipasha from Ansar earned the gold medal in the women’s U-68kg.

In Taekwondo, Army earned five gold medals out of seven events at the National Sports Council gymnasium on Wednesday.

Army’s Sumona Munni earned gold in the women’s U-46kg, Jannatul Sultana earned gold in the women's 49kg, Nigar Sultana earned gold in the women’s U-53kg, Emon Hassan earned gold in the men’s U-54kg (fight) and Parvez Mosharraf earned gold in the men’s U-58kg (fight) event.

In the day’s other events, Arjora Akter Roma from Ansar and VDP earned gold in the women’s U-73kg while Jannatul Tamanna from Chittagong District Sports Association earned gold in the women’s U-57kg event. 

 In judo, Ansar bagged two gold medals from four events on the opening day of Judo at the city’s Shaheed Suhrawardy National Indoor Stadium.

 Ansar’s Sharmin Akter Antora earned gold in the women’s 48kg while Prianka Akter earned gold in the women’s 44kg event.

 Abu Raihan Shuvo from BKSP earned gold in the men’s 60kg and Md Mominur Islam from Army earned gold in the men’s 55kg event.

 In roll ball, Ansar emerged champions in both men’s and women’s events at the Sheikh Russel Roller Skating Complex.

 In badminton, Army pair Brishty Khatun and Fatema Begum earned the gold medal in the women’s doubles event at the Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Wooden Floor Indoor Stadium.

 


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