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Dhaka Tribune

Cricket Board to reward SA Games heroes

Update : 22 Feb 2016, 06:18 PM

The Bangladesh Cricket Board in its 13th board meeting yesterday decided to reward the national gold medalists in the recently concluded 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati, India. BCB also decided to aid the Bangladesh Hockey Federation to sign a quality foreign coach for the national team.

Swimmer Mahfuza Akter Shila ended Bangladesh’s 10-year wait by winning gold medal in 100m breaststroke and went onto bag her second gold in the competition in 50-metre breaststroke. BCB has decided to reward her with Tk10Lac for her two gold medals. The other gold medalist, Mabia Akter Simanata will be awarded Tk5Lac for winning in 63kg (women) weightlifting event and make history.

Shooter Shakil Ahmed had got Bangladesh the fourth gold in the games and is also part of the reward list.

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