Indian wrestlers started their Asian Games campaign impressively with Ravinder Singh and Sunil Kumar Rana clinching bronze medals in their respective weight categories in the Greco-Roman style here on Sunday.
In the 60kg category, Ravinder had won his first round bout against Nurbakyt Tengizbayev of Kazakhstan earlier in the day before losing to Jung Jihyun of South Korea 0-3 in the semifinals. On the other hand, Rana beat Turkmenistan's Yazgeldy Kadyrov 3-0 in the 66kg quarterfinals before going down to Saeid Abdvali of Iran in the semifinals.
Preeti in women's boxing quarters
Preeti Beniwal gave India a rousing start in women's boxing as she advanced to the 60kg quarterfinals with a thumping win in the discipline which made its Games debut here on Sunday. Beniwal beat Erdene Suvd Oyungerel 8-2 in the pre-quarterfinals.
Women improve in Chess
Tania Sachdev pulled off a scintillating over Vietnam’s Pham Le Thao Nguyen while D. Harika drew with GM Hoang Thi Bao Tram of China.