India sweep triathlon gold medals at the South Asian Games

  • PTI, Guwahati
  • Updated: Feb 14, 2016 16:07 IST
Pallavi Retiwala and Pooja Chaurushia of India after winning gold and silver medals respectively in women's Triathlon race. (PTI Photo)

India bagged the top spot in the triathlon mixed relay team event and swept the gold medals in the discipline in the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati on Sunday.

The Indian team of Pallavi Retiwala, Dilip Kumar, Thoudam Sarojini Devi and Dhiraj Sawant won the gold with a combined timing of 01:24:31 on the final day of triathlon competitions at the Sarusajai Sports Complex.

The gold medal was the second for Dilip and Pallavi as they had won the yellow metal each in the men’s and women’s individual events on Saturday.

India thus swept all the three gold medals on offer in the discipline. India had also won two silver, one each in the men’s and individual events through Guru Datta and Pooja Chaurushi respectively.

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