Gold medalist Priya hospitalized

Bangladesh woman’s gold medalist karate Marzan Akter Priya has been hospitalized Wednesday after being injured during the team karate event final, reports BSS.

She is out of danger now after treatment, confirmed Karate Federation team manager Kyaws Shwe Hla.

Priya suffered injury after being hit below to her ear while playing against Sri Lankan opponent today. She was brought out from the meet immediately and taken to Blu Cross Hospital by ambulance.

The medical in-charge of the emergency Dr. Prajwal Man Shreshtha said: “We are investigating her and provided some pain killers because the patient told she is feeling pain on her head neck. She seems ok now, but we called a neurologist for further investigation.

Karate Federation manager said: “She has taken to the hospital and she is all right now. We have lost a gold medal for her injury.”

Women’s kumite team comprising Mounjera Borna Marzan Akter Priya, Humaira Akter Antara and Naima Khatun however managed to beat Sri Lanka by 2-1 but lost to Pakistan by the same margin without injured Priya.

Earlier, on Tuesday, Priya won one of the three gold medals in karate for Bangladesh.