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SPORTS
2ND DAY OF SOUTH ASIAN GAMES
February 8, 2016
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1.The 2nd day of the 12th South Asian Games saw the dominance of India in most of the sporting events. At the time of filing the report, the host nation sits at the top of the medals tally with 14 Gold medals and 5 Silver followed by Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

2.Damini Gowda of India bagged the gold in the 100 m Women Butterfly Stroke Swimming event. K A Hiruni Perera and Machiko Raheem of Sri Lanka bagged Silver and Bronze respectively in the same event. Matthew Abeysinghe of Sri Lanka continued his dominance in Swimming , bagging the Gold in the 100 m Butterfly Stroke event.

3.Gururaja of India bagged Gold in the 56 Kg category in the Mens weightlifting event while the Wrestling contingent bagged a total of 5 Gold in various categories.

4.Meanwhile, the Chief Executive Officer of 12th South Asian Games, Shri Injeti Srinivas has said, Guwahati and Shillong will put all-out efforts to ensure it to be the best-ever South Asian Games held so far.