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SAG 2013: Pakistan with 10 gold medals jumps to third position


05 December 2019  

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KATHMANDU: Pakistan has jumped to the third position in South Asian Games after its athletes added four more gold medals to the country’s tally . With the wins, it has pocketed 10 gold, 17 silver, and 22 bronze medals so far.

Pakistani karatekas won three more Gold medals, which means karate’s contribution to Pakistan’s list of medals is now six gold, eight silver, and five bronze medals. Pakistan’s Nauman Ahmed began the tally count of the day by winning gold in the 50kg karate competition.

The women’s Kumite team — comprising Nargis Hazara, Kalsoom Hazara, Sana Kausar, and Sabira — won gold. On the other hand, the men’s Kumite team — which comprised Saadi Abbas, Naseed Ahmed, Baz Mohammad, Mohammad Awais, Murad, and Shahbaz — won gold in their respective category.

In the 200m race, Pakistan’s Mohammad Uzair also won gold as he completed the distance in 21.15 seconds. However, Pakistan’s Olympian sprinter Najma Parveen won silver in women’s 200m.

The tennis team won silver as they lost to India in the final. Nargis Hazara won silver in the 68+kg weight category in karate while Waqar Ali Shah, Anela Ayesha Afsar and Jabran Khan won taekwondo silver medals in their respective weight categories.

Pakistan’s female shooter Rabia Kabir won an individual bronze medal in the 25m pistol category and another bronze in the 25m team pistol event with Lubna Ameen and Mehwish Farhan. Shams-ul-Haq won a bronze medal for Pakistan in the discus throw as he managed to throw 60m. Mohammad Dawood finished third in Wushu competition to win a bronze.

Zoya Sabir, Mehmood Khan, and Naqsh Hamdni won a bronze medal in their respective weight categories in the taekwondo competition. Pakistan women’s tennis team, comprising Ushna Sohail, Mahin Aftab, Sara Mansoor, and Sarah Mehboob Khan, won bronze. Pakistan is currently in the third position in the medals table of the 13th South Asian Games.

A 10-member Pakistan Squash contingent flew to Nepal on late Tuesday to feature in the 13th South Asian Games-2019, being held in Kathmandu. “Pakistan contingent is comprised of four men and as many women players. While two officials are also part of it,” Secretary Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF), Group Captain Tahir Sultan told APP on Wednesday.

The men team is consisted of Tayyab Aslam, Farhan Mehboob, Asim Khan, and Amaad Fareed, whereas Madina Zafar, Faiza Zafar, Amna Fayyaz and Moqaddas Asraf are part of women outfit. Group Captain Irfan Asghar and Fazal Shah are managers and coaches respectively. The individual squash event will commence on December 6. “In men individual, Tayyab Aslam are Farhan Mehboob has been seeded as number one and two.

Whereas in women individual event Madina Zafar and Faiza Zafar have been seeded as number three and four,” Tahir said. In the team event, five teams including Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal would play in men competition, whereas in women team event four teams including Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, and Nepal will contest for top honors.

According to Secretary PSF, Pakistan players were in good shape and capable of finishing at the top. “They have undergone very tough training. I believe they are capable of winning nothing less than gold medals,” he added.

SNGamesStreamEventMedal
1KarateMen’sSingle kata(Niamatullah Pts. 24.92 )  Silver
2KarateWomen’sSingle kata(Shaida Pts 42 )  Gold
3KarateWomen’sFemale Team Kata (Nargis,Shaida,Gul)  Silver
4KarateMen’sTeam Kata(MD Arif,MD Saheed,Monowur Hossain)  Bronze
5TaekwondoMen’sPAIR POOMSAE(23 YEARS ABOVE TO UNDER 29 YEARS)  Bronze
6TaekwondoMen’sPAIR POOMSAE 23 YEARS ABOVE TO UNDER 29 YEARS  Bronze
7TaekwondoMen’sPAIR POOMSAE(29 YEARS ABOVE)  Silver
8TaekwondoWomen’sFEMALE TEAM POOMSAE 23 YEARS ABOVE  Bronze
9TaekwondoMen’sMALE TEAM POOMSAE 23 YEARS ABOVE  Bronze
10KarateMen’sMEN’S 84 KG  Gold
11KarateMen’sMEN’S 84 KG +  Silver
12KarateMen’sMEN’S 50 KG  Bronze
13KarateWomen’sWOMEN’S 50 KG  Bronze
14AthleticsMen’sMEN’S 100 MTR.  Bronze
15VolleyballMen’sTEAM EVENT  Silver
16KarateMen’sMEN’S 60 KG  Silver
17KarateMen’sMEN’S 67 KG  Silver
18KarateMen’sMEN’S 75 KG  Gold
19KarateWomen’sWOMEN’S 68 KG  Silver
20KarateMen’sWOMEN’S 61 KG  Bronze
21KarateWomen’sWOMEN’S 55 KG  Silver
22TaekwondoWomen’sWOMEN’S 46 KG  Silver
23TaekwondoWomen’sWOMEN’S 57 KG  Bronze
24TaekwondoMen’sMEN’S 54 KG  Gold
25TaekwondoMen’sMEN’S 68 KG  Silver
26ShootingMen’s50 Meter Rifle 3  Bronze
27ShootingMen’s25 Meter Center Fire Pistol  Bronze
28AthleticsMen’sDISCUS THROW  Bronze
29KarateMen’sMEN’S 50KG  Silver
30ShootingMen’s50 METER RIFILE 3 POSITION  Gold
31AthleticsMen’s200 METERS  Gold
32AthleticsWomen’s200MTR  Silver
33KarateMen’sTEAM KUMITE  Gold
34KarateMen’s50KG  Gold
35KarateWomen’s68+KG  Silver
36KarateWomen’sTEAM KUMITE  Gold
37TaekwondoMen’s87+KG  Silver
38TaekwondoMen’s74KG  Silver
39TaekwondoWomen’s62KG  Bronze
40TaekwondoWomen’s53KG  Silver
41TaekwondoMen’s63KG  Bronze
42ShootingWomen’s25 Meter Pistol Women Final  Bronze
43ShootingWomen’s25 Meter Pistol Women Team Events  Bronze
44TennisMen’sTEAM  Silver
45TennisMen’sTEAM  Bronze

Publish Date : 05 December 2019 10:28 AM

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