India dominated the proceedings on Day 9 of the 2019 South Asian Games and ended the day on the brink of 300 medals in the tournament. This almost guarantees India a top spot in SAG 2019 as other nations are well behind them. India, as expected, exerted their superiority on the 9th day of the competition as they bagged a total of 42 medals which included 27 gold, 12 silver and three bronze medals and finished the day on 294 medals. If India managed to top this year’s medals tally, it will be the 13th consecutive time that the nation will finish top of the event. Fans searching for the schedule of India’s matches on Day 10 can scroll down below for more details. South Asian Games 2019 Medal Tally Updated: India on Brink of Accomplishing 300 Medals, Assured of Top Finish for 13th Consecutive Time.
India will have an ample amount of chances to go past the 300 medal mark as they will compete in various sporting events in the final day of the competition. The subcontinent will take part in different sports such as Boxing, Judo, Squash, Swimming and basketball. India are at the top of medals tally with 294 medals (159 gold, 91 silver, 44 bronze) and are followed by Nepal on 195 medals (49 gold, 54 silver, 92 bronze) and Sri Lanka on 236 medals (39 gold, 79 silver, 118 bronze). The record winners look uncatchable in this year’s as well and will certainly finish at the top of the medals tally. Here is the list of events that will be played on the final day. South Asian Games 2019: India End SAG Campaign in Wrestling With 14 Gold Medals.
01:15 pm: Finals and Medal Distribution
08:45 am: Preliminary Rounds and Semi-Finals (Men's: -73kg, -90kg, +90kg)
08:45 am: Preliminary Rounds and Semi-Finals (Women's: -57kg, -70kg, +70kg)
12:45 pm: Finals (Men's: -73kg, -90kg, +90kg)
12:45 pm: Finals (Women's: -57kg, -70kg, +70kg)
11:45 pm: Men's Team (Round Robin)
10:15 am: Women's Team (Round Robin)
Timings: Entire Day
Freestyle: 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 1500m. (Men's)
Backstroke: 50m, 100m, 200m. (Men's)
Breaststroke: 50m, 100m, 200m. (Men's)
Butterfly: 50m, 100m, 200m. (Men's)
Individual Medley: 200m, 400m. (Men's)
Freestyle: 4 X 100m 4 X 200m. (Men's)
Medley: 4 X 100m. (Men's)
Freestyle: 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m. (Women's)
Backstroke: 50m, 100m, 200m. (Women's)
Breaststroke: 50m, 100m, 200m. (Women's)
Butterfly: 50m, 100m, 200m. (Women's)
Individual Medley: 200m, 400m. (Women's)
Freestyle: 4 X 100m 4 X 200m. (Women's)
Medley: 4 X 100m. (Women's)
01:15 pm: Men's Finals
10:15 am: Women's Third Place
03:15 pm: Women's Finals
India have won the most number of medals in the South Asian Games (SAG) history as in the previous 12 editions they have won a total of 2086 medals which includes 1100 gold, 651 silver and 345 bronze medals. They are followed by Pakistan with 1151 medals and Sri Lanka with 1143 medals. Maldives have won the least number of medals in the tournament over the years and are yet to win a gold medal.
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