Asian games 2018: Pranab Bardhan, Shibhnath Sarkar win bridge gold for India
The splendid duo Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar won gold medal in the bridge final event on Saturday.
This is India's 15th gold with an overall tally of total 68 medals, so far.
The 60-year-old Pranab and 56-year-old Shibhnath finished at the top of the podium in men's pair event after scoring 384 points in the finals.
The Chinese pair of Lixin Yang and Gang Chen won the silver with a score of 378.
While the Indonesian combination of Henky Lasut and Freddy Eddy Manoppo bagged the bronze scoring 374 here.
INDIA HITS A GOLD AGAIN!— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) September 1, 2018
India goes for GOLD again! Kudos to our Bridge Men's pair of Pranab Bardhan & Shibnath Dey Sarkar for bagging India's 15th GOLD at the #AsianGames2018. Good Job Guys! The country salutes your achievement ??✌?? #KheloIndia #IndiaAtAsianGames pic.twitter.com/5iRFYODIgj
In bridge, India also won bronze medals in mixed team event and men's team event.