Indian athletes win 4 medals in 1500m races of SAG
Indians have so far won 21 medals and the country is currently at the second position at the South Asian Games (SAG). The fine performance was continued by the athletes who added 4 medals to the list.
Indian athletes secured gold, silver and bronze at the 13th South Asian Games. A gold in the men's 1500m race at the Dasarath Stadium and also a silver in the men’s 1500m and a bronze in the women’s 1500m event.
The country is currently second in the medals tally behind hosts Nepal (28 medals). The Indians have so far accumulated 21 medals, including six gold, 11 silver and four bronze.
Ajay Kumar Saro won the gold in the men's 1500m with a timing of 3.54.18 seconds while Ajeet Kumar clinched the silver by clocking 3.57.18s. The bronze went to Tanka Karki (3.50.20s) of Nepal.
Earlier in the day, India's Chanda (4.34.51s) clinched the silver medal in the women's 1500m event while compatriot Chitra Palakeez (4.35.46s) settled for the bronze. The gold in this event was bagged by Sri Lanka's Uda Kuburalage (4.34.34s).