Indian Athletes Payas Jain-Yashaswini Wins Gold Medal At Asian Championship
Indian paddlers Payas Jain and Yashaswini Ghorpade defeated the Chinese duo of Han Xinyuan and Qin Yuxuan 3-2 in a thrilling finals of Asian Junior and Cadet Championships in Laos. The Indian players scored 11-9, 11-1, 10-12, 7-11, and 11-8, and secured a gold medal for India. Furthermore, this was the first gold medal that the Indian juniors have won in an Asian Championships.
Tags: athletes, Players, Asian Championship, India, Gold Medal
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Eying Medal Tally Haul, Indian Boxers Reach Dubai For Asian Champ'ship
Seen as preparation for the Tokyo Olympics, the 19 membered Indian boxing contingent reached Dubai on May 22 to participate in the Asian Championship. Aiming to improve their last tournament medal haul, the Indian contingent with 10 women boxers includes defending champion Amit Panghal and six-time champion MC Marycom. Notably, the $400,000 prize money tournament earlier scheduled in India was shifted due to COVID-19.
Tags: Asian Championship, indian boxer, Covid-19, MC Marycom
Courtesy: Deccan Herald