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India clinches 27 medals on Day 2 with big hauls form shooting, ath remains 2nd

Indian athletes dominated the track and field events and at the shooting range to clinch 27 medals, including 11 gold, on the second day of competitions and remain in the second position at the medals tally in the South Asian Games here on Tuesday. India completely dominated the first day of athletics events by clinching 10 medals (4 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze) while the shooters also fetched nine (4 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze) to swell the country s tally. Both the volleyball men s and women s teams won a gold each while the taekwondo players contributed 1 gold and 3 bronze medals. India also bagged gold medals in both men s and women s table tennis team events. India s medal tally stood at 43 medals (18 gold, 16 silver and 9 bronze), behind hosts Nepal s 44 (23 gold, 9 silver, 12 bronze). Sri Lanka was third with 46 medals (5 gold, 14 silver, 27 bronze). On the first day of athletics competition, Archana Suseendran (women s 100m), M Jashna (women s high jump), Sarvesh Anil Kushare ...


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