South Asian Games: India win 4 medals on opening day

Last Modified Monday, 2 December 2019 (17:35 IST)
Pokhara:Indian started on a impressive note at the 13th (SAG) winning 4 medals in the triathlon event on the opening day of the competitions here on Monday. India won 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze. 
MN Sinimol began the proceedings providing India its first yellow metal with a timing of 01:02.51 secs in the men's triathlon while fellow countryman Bishworjit Srikhom bagged silver clocking 01:02:59 secs and bronze went to Nepal's Basanta Tharu.   
 
In the women's individual event India's Sorojini Devi fetched silver with 01:14:00 secs while gold was won by Sony Gurung of and another Indian Mohan Pragnya settled for bronze with a timing of 01:14:57 secs.
 
A strong contingent of 487 Indian athletes are here to prove their mettle in more than 15 sporting disciplines. (UNI)