India takes top spot on medal tally at South Asian Games

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Dec 10, 2019, 06.29 PM(IST)

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The Indian team was able to win 310 medals, which includes 172 gold, 93 silver, and 45 bronze medals

 

 

India achieved most wins ever at the South Asian Games in Nepal.

The Indian team won 310 medals, which includes 172 gold, 93 silver, and 45 bronze medals.

"India sets new record! India ends the #SouthAsianGames with a new medal record as they reach 310 medals, one more than their tally in 2016. India won 172 golds, 93 silver, and 45 bronze medals. Many congratulations to all the athletes for the fantastic feat. #SAG2019 #TeamIndia," SAI Media tweeted.

India had won 309 medals in the 2016 edition of the South Asian Games.

Nepal is at the second position in the medal tally with a total of 204 medals. 

Sri Lanka and Pakistan landed in the third and fourth spots respectively.

The contingent had ended Monday with a total medal count of 279 medals. 

But the athletes have been able to add 31 more medals to take the total tally to 310. 

Today is the last day of the South Asian Games 2019.

(With inputs from ANI)