India rose to supremacy in South Asian Games 2019 on Day 8 with eight more medals in various sports. Till evening of Sunday (December 8), India won multiple medals in shooting, fencing, athletics and handball to rise to new heights in South Asian Games 2019 medals tally. India ended the Day 7 in South Asian Games 2019 with 214 total medals. At excellent performances by India sportsmen in the above mentioned four sports, India rose to a total of 222 medals on Day 8 of SA Games. The Indian contingent has a history of dominating the South Asian Games tournaments and this time too, India is mounting to the top in latest team standings. South Asian Games 2019 Medal Table: India Cross 200-Medal Tally Mark, Netizens Laud Sportspersons on Twitter for Their Brilliant Efforts.
After the end of Day 7 in the 13th edition of South Asian Games 2019, India had 214 medals with 110 gold, 69 silver and 35 bronze. Gursharan Kaur, Sarita Mor, Satyavart Kadian and Sumit had won gold in wrestling on Saturday (December 7, 2019). Nepal now has 43 medals, 36 silver and 68 bronze and hold the 2nd spot in the medals tally with 147 total medals. South Asian Games 2019 Kabaddi Schedule: Full Time Table, Teams, Venues, Dates and Match Timings of Kabaddi Matches in 13th Edition of SAG.
Nepal, the hosts of SA Games 2019, was leading the medals tally at the start but India overtook them soon. Sri Lanka hold the third position with 177 total medals. They have 12 fewer gold medals than Nepal but 30 more total medals than the hosts. Pakistan is on the way to reach a century of medals with 94 as of evening on December 8 (Sunday), the Day 8 of South Asian Games 2019.
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