Track and field athletes led India’s gold rush on the third day of competitions in the 13th South Asian Games as the country added 29 more medals on Wednesday. India won 15 gold medals on the day, with athletics contributing five, as the country’s medal tally stood at 32 gold, 26 silver and 13 bronze.
Athletics gave 10 medals (5 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze) while six each from came from table tennis (3 gold and 3 silver) and taekwondo (3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze), five from triathlon (2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze) and two gold medals from kho kho.
- Women: 200m:Gold: Archana Suseendran 23.67s; Bronze: A. Chandra Lekha. Discus: Gold: Navjeet Kaur Dhillon 49.87m; Silver: Survi Biswas. Long jump: Bronze: Sandra Babu.
- Men: 10,000m: Gold: Suresh Kumar 29m, 32s. Long jump: Gold: S. Lokesh 7.87m; Silver: Swamynathan. Discus: Gold: Kirpal Singh 57.88m; Silver: Gagandeep Singh.