Dipu wins first gold for Bangladesh
Published 8:39 pm | December 02, 2019
Dipu Chakma made the nation proud as he won the first gold medal for Bangladesh in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games by winning the taekwondo poomsae event 29-plus-year category held on Monday at Satdobato, Lalitpur.
Dipu scored 16.24 points, beating his rivals from Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan and Nepal to clinch the gold medal.
Dipu, who hails from Rangamati, in his immediate reaction after winning the gold medal, said “It was difficult to express my feeling in a word and I still cannot believe that I have won the gold.”
Earlier, on the day, Homayara Akter Antara won the first medal for Bangladesh as she secured bronze in the Karate women’s singles kata event.
Antara finished third among the fifth participants in this event. Pakistan won gold in the women’s kata event while the silver medal went to host Nepal. On the other hand, Hasan Khan also won bronze medal for Bangladesh in the men’s singles kata event.
দৈনিক সময় সংবাদ ২৪ ডট কম সংবাদের কোনো সংবাদ, তথ্য, ছবি,আলোকচত্রি, ভিডিওচিত্র, অডিও কনটেন্ট কপিরাইট আইনে র্পূব অনুমতি ছাড়া ব্যবহার করা সর্ম্পূণ বেআইনি। সামাজিক যোগাযোগ মাধ্যমে যে কোন কমেন্সের জন্য কর্তৃপক্ষ দায়ী নয়।