Triathlon players joined the party late for India but nonetheless gave the host country both the gold medals on offer in the 12th South Asian Games here today.
Indians finished 1-2 in both men’s and women’s individual events as the two-day triathlon competition made a quiet beginning at the Sarusajai Sports Complex here.
Dilip Kumar bagged the men’s individual event gold with a time of 2:02:53, while compatriot Guru Datta won the silver in 2:05:31. Nuwan Kumara of Sri Lanka took the bronze in 2:10:38.
In the women’s individual event, Pallavi Retiwala won the gold with a time of 1:11:57, while team-mate Pooja Chaurushi got the silver in 1:12:36. K C Roja of Nepal took the bronze in 1:16:00. Tomorrow, there will be mixed relay events.