The South Asian Games 2019 which is currently going on in Pokhra, Katmandu is reaching its business end. Before we get into the details of the schedule of day 8, let’s have a look at the medal tally of India and the top three countries. Also, we will look into the details of the sport of who garnered us the most number of medals. So day 7 turned out to be very fruitful for the Indians as they garnered medals from swimming and athletics. The medal tally for India reached 214 medals with 100 gold, 69 silver and 35 bronze. South Asian Games 2019 Medal Tally.
Nepal stands on number two with 142 medals winning 43 golds, 34 silver and 65 bronze. Sri Lanka was in stands on number three with 170 medals. They have 170 medals against their name winning 30 gold, 57 silver and 83 bronze. On day 7 Indian swimmers picked up nine golds and 16 more in other pool events. Athletics was another sport that added more medals to India’s tally. Indian weight lifters also lifted four medals. Now, let’s have a look at the details of the schedule of day eight.
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11:00 am - Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (Pokhara Stadium, Pokhara)
09:00 AM - Bangladesh U-23 vs Sri Lanka U-23
09:00 am - Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur)
The event will end on December 10. Earlier, South Asian Games 2019 were scheduled to be held from March 9 to 18, 2019. However, the Games were postponed. The first edition of South Asian Games was held in 1984. A total of seven nations will be participating in the South Asian Games 2019. Other countries taking part in the Games are Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
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