South Asian Games: Indian men, women's volleyball teams make bright start, beat Bangladesh, Nepal respectively

  • India made a fine start to their campaign at the 13th South Asian Games with the men's and women's volleyball teams registering wins over Bangladesh and Nepal respectively

  • The Indian men's team beat Bangladesh 25-18 25-14 25-15, while the women's side defeated hosts Nepal 26-24 25-12 25-16

  • Now in their last group A matches, Indian women's team will take on Bangladesh, while the men side will clash with Nepal

Kathmandu: India made a fine start to their campaign at the 13th South Asian Games with the men's and women's volleyball teams registering wins over Bangladesh and Nepal respectively in their opening matches on Thursday.

 South Asian Games: Indian men, womens volleyball teams make bright start, beat Bangladesh, Nepal respectively

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The Indian men's team beat Bangladesh 25-18 25-14 25-15, while the women's side defeated hosts Nepal 26-24 25-12 25-16.

Now in their last group A matches, Indian women's team will take on Bangladesh, while the men side will clash with Nepal on Friday.

Though formal opening ceremony of the 13th South Asian Games will take place on Sunday, some sports events have already begun.

Over 2700 athletes will compete for 1119 medals, including 319 gold, in 26 game categories.

As many as 499 athletes from India are participating in the biggest sporting event of South Asia.

The closing ceremony will be on 10 December.

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Updated Date: Nov 29, 2019 09:47:00 IST