Asian Indoor Games: Indians win five medals on Day 10 as Sourav Kothari clinches gold in men's singles billiards

26 September 2017, 08:33 AM

Indian athletes continued their good show on the tenth day of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games by adding five medals to their kitty, including a gold by cueist Sourav Kothari. Kothari won the gold in the singles billiards as he defeated Praprut Chaithanasakun of Thailand 3-1 (100-80 101-0 29-101 101-88) in the final. 

In tennis, the mixed doubles pair of Vishnu Vardhan and Prarthana Thombare bagged the silver after losing to the Thai duo of Nuttanon Kadchapanan and Nicha Lertpitaksinchai 7-5 4-6 2-6 in the final. Wrestlers added three bronze medals through Sandeep Tomar (-61kg), Deepak (-86kg) and Pooja Dhanda (-58kg).

With 7 gold, 8 silver and 14 bronze, India remained at 12th spot in the medals tally with just two days left in the Games.

First Published: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 08:20 AM
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