Indian shuttlers ended a 28-year-wait for an Asiad badminton medal by winning the bronze in women’s team event. There were creditable performances from Saina in womens singles and Sumeet Reddy/Manu Attri in mens doubles, but they could not bring home any medals as they lost in the quarterfinals Top Performers First a summary of the
It was a day of mixed emotions for the Indian camp as there was boundless joy on one side with Mary Kom winning the gold and sadness on the other with Sarita Devi refusing to accept the unfairly awarded bronze medal. India added 4 more medals – 1 gold through Mary Kom, 1 bronze in women’s hockey,
An elated Sandeep later revealed how much he yearned for an Asiad medal. ‘’I have worked 8 years for this and always wanted to win a medal in the Asian Games. It’s a dream come true,’’ said Sejwal.
It started with a lot of promise but sadly ended with a whimper. India’s badminton campaign grinded to a halt on Friday at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon after India’s biggest singles medal hope Saina Nehwal bowed out in the quarter-finals. Saina had a tough proposition in the form of World no. 3 Wang
Comeback(s) of the Day – Joshna Chinappa staged a memorable comeback from two games down to win her match and keep India on course for a semi-final place in the women’s team event in squash.
Akhil Kumar makes any list for the sheer entertainment value that he brings to his bout. His round house punches and open stance delivered an entertaining win in the first round of Boxing
Day 2 Asiad Recap Summary:
Medal Winners : A bronze for Indian Pistol Team and the Indian Badminton Team
Performance of The Day : Saina was impressive today and she has shown the ability to fight adversity well on and off the court
So Indian coach Gopichand will still have to find the missing parts of the jigsaw – 1 more doubles pair and a third singles player to match the efficiency of our top two singles players and the Jwala-Ashwini duo. A very creditable result but India must aim high now for we have all the ingredients to make this Indian Women badminton team a World beater
India created history on Day 1 of the Asian Games by reaching the semi finals of the Women Badminton event. Sports Rediscovered brings you a preview of India’s chances in the Badminton Singles Events. With four medals at the Commonwealth Games and a bronze medal at the World Championships, there’s no doubt that the clamoring
As the nation basks in the glory of PV Sindhu’s recent bronze win in the Badminton World Championship, another badminton champion from India, Saina Nehwal chose to take a path less travelled. Saina, the London Olympic bronze medallist, has decided to move to Bangalore to train with former India coach Vimal Kumar, just two weeks