Asian Games: India bag 4 bronze in Wushu taking India’s medal tally to 15

N Roshibina Devi won a Bronze in the 60 kg Sanda event

Four Indian Wushu players- Roshibina Devi, Narendra Grewal, Surya Bhanu Pratap and Santosh Kumar- on Wednesday bagged bronze medals in their respective categories of Sanda event in the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian games.

This took India’s total medal tally to 15 of which four are gold medals.

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While Grewal finished third after being defeated 2-0 by Iranian player Foroud Zafari in the semi-final of men’s Sanda 65 kg event, Kumar won the medal after losing Giang Troung of Vietnam in last four clash of men’s Sanda 56 kg event.

In women’s Sanda 60 kg event, Devi finished third after suffering a 0-2 defeat at the hands of Chinese player Yingying Cai.

Bhanu Pratap lost to Erfan Ahangarian 0-2 in the semi-final of the men’s Sanda 60 kg category to get a bronze medal.

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Meanwhile in tennis, Indian duo of Sumit Nagal and Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Kazakhstan’s Bublik Aleksandr and Yevseyev Denis in men’s doubles quarterfinal.
India’s total medal tally at the ongoing 18th edition of the prestigious event now stands at fifteen with four gold, three silver, and eight bronze.

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