ISLAMABAD Pakistani athletes produced remarkable performance by maintaining second position in the 11th South Asian Games that concluded on Tuesday at Dhaka, Bangladesh. Pakistan won 19 gold, 25 silver and 36 bronze medals in the 12-day regional sports showpiece of eight countries. India were on top of the table with 90 gold, 55 silver and 28 bronzes medals after competing in all 23 disciplines. Pakistan took part in 22 events while hosts Bangladesh claimed third position with 18 gold 23 silver and 56 bronze medals. Except archery, Pakistan competed all other sports events. Pakistan were at same position in the 9th and 10th editions of the regional games but their gold medals were 39 and 41 respectively at Islamabad in 2004 and at Colombo in 2006. Despite staying on second position, Pakistan gold medals number is not satisfactory. Bangladesh captured just three gold medals in the 10th South Asian Games but this time at home soil they collected 18 gold medals. Pakistan lost some gold medals especially in team events like cricket, football and volleyball. Volleyball team grabbed silver while cricket team earned bronze medal in the regional event. However, the winner of the last two editions, Pakistan soccer team could not qualify even for the semi-final. They had a chance to make hat trick in the South Asian Games. Pakistan earned four gold medals in the athletics and three each in the wrestling, judo and Wushu. Pakistan lifted all two medals in the squash while hockey and handball team also displayed excellent game. Karate and Boxing players also landed single medals in their respective bouts. In 2006, Pakistan had earned six golds in wrestling and six in weightlifting while three in teakwondo. But this time wrestler could win just two and a similar number of medals was won by weightlifters. Taekwondo team landed back home without any gold. Around 1,800 athletes from eight countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka took part in the 12-day international sports gala. Athletes fought for 158 gold medals in 23 different sports disciplines. Archery, athletics, badminton, basketball, boxing, cricket, cycling, football, golf, hockey, handball, judo, kabaddi, karate, shooting, squash, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling and wushu events were the part of 11th South Asian Games 2010. The government should take action against those federations, which could not bring acceptable results in the 11th South Asian Games 2010.