Tuesday 10th December 2019

2019 South Asian Games Go Live Amid Grand Inaugural!

The 13th SAG events will take place in three cities, Kathmandu, Pokhara and Janakpur, until December 10, 2019.
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2019 South Asian Games Go Live Amid Grand Inaugural!

Finally, the most-awaited SAARC region’s sports event i.e. the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) is live now!

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari launched this prestigious sports event amid a grand event held at Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu on December 01, 2019.

The inaugural event featured a long march by athletes and cultural programs that represent Nepali history, art and culture.

13th South Asian Games (SAG) is live now

The 30,000-capacity stadium witnessed the 13th SAG inaugural saga amidst a lot of cultural performances by Nepali artists and grand celebrations.

2019 South Asian Games Opening Ceremony Video

The event saw the participation of technical delegates, referees, judges, tournament directors, sports fraternity and more from all the participating nations including Nepal.


LIVE UPDATE: 13th South Asian Games: Sports Results and Highlights


13th South Asian Games (SAG) is live now

The SAG torch arrived at the inaugural stadium after a brief tour across the seven provinces of the nation under the leadership of Nepal’s first Olympian Jit Bahadur KC.

Paras Khadka took the oath as the standing member representing Nepali athletes in 13th SAG, while international badminton referee Dipak Thapa sworn in on behalf of referees and sports officials.

13th South Asian Games (SAG)

Indira Joshi and her team performed the #2019SAGAnthem written by the lyricist Mukunda Raj Sharma.

#2019SAGAnthem by Indira Joshi

The inaugural event followed a special program, where the national flags of all participating nations were hoisted on a grand scale.

2019 South Asian Games Go Live Amid Grand Inaugural!

The sports event is being in held after a long gap of 20 years, when it was lastly held in 1999.

13th South Asian Games (SAG)

The 13th SAG events will take place in three cities, Kathmandu, Pokhara and Janakpur, until December 10, 2019.

13th South Asian Games (SAG)

A total of 26 games will be played during 13th SAG with 7 South Asian teams making their presence in all the events.

13th South Asian Games (SAG) Opening Ceremony

More than 500 volunteers and 18,000 security staff are overseeing the event happenings that are expected to see around 15000 spectators.

13th South Asian Games (SAG) Opening Ceremony

Around 317 gold medals and an equal number of silver medals and 481 bronze medals are awaiting the winning athletes.

The Nepal Government is eyeing to take ahead the Visit Nepal Year 2020 (VNY 2020) campaign too alongside the 13th SAG, which is expected to be crucial for VNY 2020 success.


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