India win five medals, including four gold, on Day 3 at SAG
India added four gold and one bronze on the third day today to reign supreme on top of medal standings in the 11th South Asian Games in Dhaka.india Updated: Feb 01, 2010 00:31 IST
India added four gold and one bronze on the third day today to reign supreme on top of medal standings in the 11th South Asian Games in Dhaka.
Judokas Balvinder Singh and Vikram Solanki bagged a gold each while weightlifter Omkar Otari and men's cycling quartet also won the yellow metal.
India now have five gold and a bronze in their kitty. The women's cycling team clinched gold in 30-km time trial yesterday.
India began their day today with a gold in the men's 80-km road team time trial event held from Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Pratisthan (BKSP) Khulna to Gopalganj, about 300 kms from here.
The men's quartet of Rajendra Bishnoi, Amandeep Singh, Harpreet Singh and Sabu Ganager clocked 1 hour 44 minutes 11.81 seconds to finish first ahead of Pakistan.
Pakistani team clocked 1::45:59.11s for the silver, while Bangladesh had to be content with the bronze with a timing of 1::46:44.11s.
Indians swelled their medal tally with two gold medals in the men's judo at the BKSP at Savar near here.
In the 73kg category, Balvinder defeated Karamat Butt of Pakistan for the gold medal. Deepak Krishna (Nepal) and Habibur Rahman (Bangladesh) took the bronze medals.