India win all medals in 1000m speed skating

Dehra Dun, Jan 12 (PTI) India continued its dominance inice-skating events of the SAF winter games third day in a rowby winning all the medals in 1000 meter speed skating in bothmen''s and women''s categories.

India''s Subodh Patil won gold in 1000m speed skating inmen''s category, while Mushtaq and Lavish bagged the silver andbronze respectively.

In women''s category, Shruti Kotwal won the gold, SonamTsoma took the silver and Rinchim Dolam clinched the bronze.

The players from Bangladesh and Maldives also took partin the 1000m speed skating event.

It was curtains for the ice-skating events of the SAFwinter games today, which were held in state-of-the-artice-skating rink at Maharana Pratap sports complex here.

The colourful closing ceremony was attended byUttarakhand Governor Margaret Alva, which was held fromJanuary 10 to 12.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishankinaugurated the event on January 10 here.

The second part of SAF winter games comprising of skiingevents would be held at Auli in Chamoli district from January14 to 16. (More) PTI DPT CM

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