Indian men and women volleyball teams enters into semifinal of 13th South Asian Games

India remained on top in Group A by winning both the league matches. India had beat Bangladesh yesterday. Indian team will now take on runners up of Group B in first semifinal on Sunday. Earlier in the day Indian Women’s team defeated Bangladesh in last match of Group A by 25-8, 25-11 and 25-9 this afternoon.

Indian girls dominated their Bangladeshi opponents throughout the game. Indian women’s team also secured first place in its group. India will clash with Maldives and host Nepal will play against Sri Lanka in the semifinals tomorrow. Though formal opening ceremony of Games will take place on Sunday but volleyball matches have already started.

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 held on 10th December.


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