Asian games 2018: Pranab Bardhan, Shibhnath Sarkar win bridge gold for India

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Sep 01, 2018, 05:46 PM IST
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Gold medallist India's Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar pose with the Indian tricolour after winning in bridge competition at the 18th Asian Games Photograph:(PTI)

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.


In bridge, India also won bronze medals in mixed team event and men's team event.