Asian Games: Indian women's kabaddi team wins, swimmer Virdhawal Khade creates national record

WION Web Team
Jakarta, Indonesia Published: Aug 21, 2018, 09:29 AM(IST)

India's players (in red) tackle Sri Lanka's Nimashi Kokila E. Edirisinghage (C-in blue) during the women's team Group A kabaddi match between India and Sri Lanka Photograph:( AFP )

Indian women's kabaddi team romped to their third win in three matches after defeating Sri Lanka 38-12 in the group stage match. The Women in blue have been unbeaten so far in the competition. 

The team displayed a dominant game and raced to a 10-0 lead against the Lankans with just five minutes on the clock. They barely broke into a sweat here. 


Meanwhile, Indian swimmer Virdhawal Khade created a national record to qualify to the finals of men’s 50m freestyle category after topping Heat 5 with a timing of 22.43 seconds.


In Rowing, Dattu Bhokanal also made it to the finals of the men's single sculls event after topping his repechage race with a timing of 7:45.71.


India's medal tally stands at five which includes two gold, two silver and a bronze. 

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