SAAC: India finishes on top

The host Sri Lanka was placed second followed by Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives and Nepal in the final tally.

India won a total of 216 medals in the tournament.   -  SAAC

India completed its domination, winning 121 gold, 77 silver and 18 bronze medals for a tally of 216 medals at the conclusion of the South Asian aquatic championships in Colombo on Saturday. The host Sri Lanka was placed second followed by Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives and Nepal in the final tally.

The following are the overall winners in various categories.

Swimming:

Girls under-15: Kenisha Gupta, India, 4 golds.

Boys under-15: Sanjay Calpakam Jaykrishnan, India, 5 golds.

Girls under-18: Kimiko Raheem, Sri Lanka, 5 golds.

Boys under-18: Kyle Abeysinghe, Sri Lanka, 4 golds and 1 silver.

Women 18 & over: Jyotsna Rajendra Pansare, India, 4 golds and 1 silver.

Men 18 & over: Matthew Abeysinghe, Sri Lanka, 5 golds.

Diving: Individual champions

Group C

Girls: Esha Krishna Waghmode, India, 2 golds.

Boys: Satish Kumar Prajapathi, India, 2 golds, 1 silver.

Group B

Girls: Titiksha Marathe, India, 2 golds.

Boys: Wilson Singh Nignthoujam, India, 2 golds, 1 silver.

Group A

Girls: Simran Rajani, India, 2 golds.

Boys: Sandip Das and Suranjit Rajbangshi, both India, 1 gold and 1 silver, each.

Open

Women: Yashoda de Silva, Sri Lanka, 2 golds.

Men: K. Ramananda Sharma, India, 2 golds and 1 silver.

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