India clinched an overwhelming eight gold, one silver and two bronze on the final day to finish to top wushu medals tally in the 12th South Asian Games today.
Having already claimed three gold, one silver and one bronze, India thus finished their campaign in wushu with 11 gold, two silver and three bronze at the Rising Sports Complex in Latikor on the outskirts of the city.
Pakistan (2-2-6) and Nepal (1-10-1) finished behind toppers India.
M Gyandash Singh with 18.53 points edged out his Nepalese and Bangladeshi rivals in Taijiquan and Taijijian men’s section to open India’s gold rush on the concluding day of the competition.
L Sanatombi Chanu topped Taijiquan and Taijijian women section with 18.62 points ahead of Neapl and Pakistan for a second gold.
In men’s Sanshou, India annexed three gold with Uchit Sharma (52kg), Ravi Panchal (56kg), Surya Bhanu Pratap Singh (60kg) emerging winners in their respective weight categories.
In 70kg, Mukesh Choudhry had to settle for silver finishing behind Pakistan’s Maz Khan, while Arun Nagar (65kg) and Pradeep Kumar (75kg) had to be content with bronze medals.
However women ruled in Sanshou bagging all the three gold medals up for grabs with Y Sanathoi Devi (52kg), Anupama Devi (60kg), Puja Kadian (70kg) emerging champions.