South Asian Games 2019: Surendhar and Jabir to get gold  08/02/2020 17:18:17 

M.P. Jabir. File photo.   | Photo Credit: Biswaranjan Rout

J. Surendhar (110mH) and M.P. Jabir (400mH) were upgraded and are set to receive gold medals in the 13th South Asian Games held in Kathmandu (Nepal) in December 2019.

This, after gold medallists, Mohammed Naeem and Mehboob Ali of Pakistan tested positive for a banned substance and decided not to appeal their dope results.

Santosh Kumar of India, who had won bronze in mens 400mH will now get silver. Similarly, Indias Maymon Poulose will get bronze in 110mH while silver will go to Roshan Dhamika of Sri Lanka.

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