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Asian Games 2018: Indian men’s squash team lose to Hong Kong, settle for bronze

The Indian men’s team comprising Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu, Ramit Tandon and Mahesh Mangaonkar was no match for Hong Kong, who had won bronze in the last edition at Incheon, South Korea.

asian-games-2018 Updated: Aug 31, 2018 17:50 IST
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India’s Saurav Ghosal (L) plays against Hong Kong China's Yin Ho Lee during their Men's squash team semifinal match at the 18th Asian Games 2018.
India’s Saurav Ghosal (L) plays against Hong Kong China's Yin Ho Lee during their Men's squash team semifinal match at the 18th Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
         

Defending champions India settled for a bronze medal after losing 0-2 to Hong Kong in the semifinals of the men’s squash event at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday.

The Indian men’s team comprising Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu, Ramit Tandon and Mahesh Mangaonkar was no match for Hong Kong, who had won bronze in the last edition at Incheon, South Korea.

Earlier, the Indian women’s team assured itself of at least a silver after reaching the finals, following a stunning 2-0 win over title-holer Malaysia in the semifinals.

First Published: Aug 31, 2018 17:15 IST