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South Asian Games 2016: India reach 200 medal mark

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:38 IST

The Indian contingent at the ongoing South Asian Games in Guwahati and Shillong reached the 200 medal mark on 11 February - to cement the country's place at the top of the medals tally.

Prarthana Thombare and Sharrmadaa Balu clinched the gold medal in women's doubles tennis on Thursday morning, while Omkar Singh, PN Prakash and Om Prakash won the gold in the 50m Rifle Prone men's team event.

The two wins have taken India's gold medal tally to 119, and the overall medal count to 200. Sri Lanka remain in second place with 24 golds, while Pakistan continue to hold the third place with 7 gold medals.

Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan occupy the fourth , fifth and sixth places, respectively, with Bhutan and Maldives remain rooted to the bottom two spots.

First published: 11 February 2016, 1:36 IST
 
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