Gold for Jayalani Gomes
Jayalani Gomes of Sri Lanka won a gold medal in the female bantam
weight category in the Taekwondo competition final at the 10th South
Asian games at the St. Joseph's College Sports complex Darley Road
Previously on Friday Samanthi Liyanagamage also of Sri Lanka won a
gold medal at the female fly weight category. Sri Lanka also won a
silver medal when P. M. Sandamalee came second in the female light
Pakistan strike gold
Pakistani's due Manzoor Zaman and Aamir Atlas Khan helped their
country to secure a gold medal in the Men's Team Event Squash
championship defeating India 2/0 at the Gymkhanas Club court yesterday.
Both Zaman and Khan did not have much problem as the Pakistan No.1 South
Paw Zaman defeated him opponent in straight sets 9/1, 9/1, 9/1.
Khan too, had an easy passage with a straight set win.
Results: Manzoor Zaman (Pakistan) beat Gauraw Nandrajog (India) 9/1,
Aamir Khan (Pakistan) beat Harindra Pal Singhe Sandu (India) 9/4,
Women's gold for India
India took the gold medal beating Sri Lanka 2/0 at the Women's Squash
team event final played at the Gymkhana Club courts yesterday. Joshana
Chinappa defeated Tehani Guruge in straight sets 9/5, 9/2, 9/2 but
Nirasha Guruge after winning the second set 10/8 went down fighting to
lose the remaining two sets 9/4, 9/4.
Team event final (women): Joshana Chinappa (India) beat Tehani Guruge
9/5 9/2, 9/2. Dipika Pallikal (India) beat Nirasha Guruge 9/4, 8/10,
9/4, 9/4. Vangala Anwesha Reddy (India) and Vidushi Gurunada (India) was
India win gold beating Sri Lanka
India won the gold in the women's Kabaddi competition at the National
Youth Centre, Maharagama yesterday.
Sri Lanka took the Silver medal, while Bangladesh won the bronze.
In the women's final India beat Sri Lanka by 39 points to 17. India
had 26 Bonus and one luna, while Sri Lanka Bonus was 11 and one luna.
Bangladesh defeated Nepal by 9 points to take the third place
Bangladesh collected 31 points to Nepal's 22 points.
Nepal win bronze
Nepal soccerites were successful in obtaining the Bronze Medal in
football at Police park, Bambalapitiya yesterday. The Nepalese defeated
the pre-match favourites India by 2 goals to nil in the match to decide
the third place winner. Nepal led 2/0 at half time.
Athletics: Marathon men final at 6.30 a.m.
Volleyball: Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium; Men's 3rd place match at 8.30
a.m., Women's - Nepal vs Maldives at 10.30 a.m., Sri Lanka vs India at
1.00 p.m. Men's final at 3.00 p.m.
Judo: S. Thomas College, sports complex, Mt. Lavinia - Men/Women 60
Kg, 66 Kg, 73 Kg - 48 Kg, 52 Kg bouts from 2.30 p.m.
Taekwondo: St. Joseph's College sports complex - Men - Welter, Middle
and Heavy Category from preliminary round to finals from 9.00 a.m. to