Thursday, November 18, 2010

Asian Games: Two silvers, bronze for India; one boxing, two golfing medals in sight Roundup!

Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) Two silvers came India's way in canoeing and a brownish in cutting at the Asian Games Thursday, while two medals were in afterimage in golf and one in boxing. Indian men and women confused into the quarterfinals of the annihilate singles as tennis brilliant Sania Mirza additionally advanced.

After six canicule of competitions, India slipped added to 12th abode in the medal's account with a bald 16, absolute one gold, seven argent and eight bronze.

China arch the table with 202 medals (109-47-46), followed by South Korea-109 (37-30-42) and Japan-106 (21-45-40). North Korea, Iran, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Chinese Taipei, Uzbekistan, Malaysia and the Philippines are the added countries aloft India.

India's claiming in the table tennis accident concluded as Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj absent in the men's singles pre-quarterfinals, while Arvind Bhat angled out of the pre-quarterfinals of the badminton men's singles.

The Indian accomplishment in the sepak takraw accident additionally fizzled out with both men and women accident by agnate 0-3 margins -- while the men went bottomward to Malaysia, the women angled out to Thailand.

Rowers Anil Kumar, Saji Thomas, Ranjit Singh and Jenil Krishnan won a argent in the men's four accident with an all-embracing timing of 6 mins 16.79 abnormal -- 10.39secs abaft the gold champ Chinese quartet of Sun Zhaowen, Wu Lin, Li Dongjian and Liu Kun.

In the failing men's four, Lokesh Kumar, Manjeet Singh, Rajesh Kumar Yadav and Satish Joshi accomplished additional with a timing of 6 mins 13.32secs.

Shooter Vijay Kumar, who won three golds at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, acclimatized for a brownish in the men's 25m centre blaze pistol event, with South Korea's Byung Taek Park notching up the gold and China's Yadong Liu the silver.

Vijay attempt a absolute of 583, while Park and Liu attempt 586 and 585, respectively. India's Omkar Singh accomplished eighth with a account of 580 while Harpreet Singh was 32nd with a account of 563.

The agile 19-year-old Khan, a above assorted Faldo Series Asia winner, who delayed his affairs to about-face able to comedy the Asian Games, attempt a 68 and was at third abode at five-under 139. Put alongside his aboriginal annular 71, he was five-under for 36 holes and able-bodied in afterimage of a medal.

The Indian golfing aggregation confused up to third, aloof one attempt abaft the Philippines. Korea is way advanced at 14-under (418) while Philippines is at three-over (435). India is four-over (436). The best three array out of four are counted anniversary day.

Boxer Paramjeet Samota assured himself of a badge as he confused into the semifinal with a 9-4 win over South Korea's Sungkeun Park in the men's +91kg quarterfinal.

Samota won the aboriginal annular 5-2 and came bottomward heavily on Park in the additional round, area he won four credibility while the South Korean bagged aloof two. Samota's appropriate angle about agape out the South Korean and the adjudicator had to stop the challenge amid into the additional annular at the Foshan Gymnasium.

World No. 25 Saurav Ghoshal, India's accomplished ranked annihilate player, denticulate a adequate 11-4, 11-4, 11-5 win over Ammar Altemimi of Kuwait and abutting plays accessory Siddharth Suchde for a abode in the aftermost eight Friday. Suchde exhausted Dick Lau of Hong Kong 9-11, 11-4, 11-6, 11-4.

Thirty-seventh-ranked Joshna Chinappa, too, won in beeline sets. She exhausted Jemyca Aribado of Phillipines 11-6, 11-7, 11-4 and now faces World o.16 Low Wee Wern of Malaysia.

Sania Mirza powered into the women's singles additional annular while it was curtains for Poojashree Venkatesha at the Asian Games actuality Thursday.

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