Indian squash players Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa settled for the bronze medal at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games on Saturday.
Chinappa missed out an opportunity of eyeing a gold medal as she lost in the women’s singles squash semifinal against Malaysia’s Sivasangari Subramaniam by 1-5. On the other hand, Pallika lost to Malaysia’s Nicol David by 0-3 in women’s singles squash semifinal.
A bronze for #India!
Congratulations #DipikaPallikal for winning a 🥉 medal in Women’s Single #Squash at the #AsianGames2018 .#IndiaAtAsianGames #KheloIndia #EnergyofAsia @Ra_THORe @YASMinistry @DipikaPallikal @Media_SAI @MIB_India pic.twitter.com/R7ntNo0oUa
— Dept of Sports MYAS (@IndiaSports) August 25, 2018
Another medal for India at #AsianGames!
@JoshnaChinappa grabs a🥉medal squash in the Squash Women's Singles at the #AsianGames2018. May the future bring with it many more challenges and victories, Joshna! #KheloIndia @asiangames2018 pic.twitter.com/RYkmFlXZZR
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) August 25, 2018
Meanwhile, in boxing, India’s Pavitra qualified in the women’s light (60kg) quarter-finals after seeing off Pakistan’s Rukhsana Perveen.