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Asian Games 2018: Indian women’s kabaddi team enter third successive final

The women’s team had won the gold medal in the 2010 Games in Guangzhou after beating Thailand 28-14 in the final, and repeated their feat four years later in Incheon by beating the women from Iran, 31-21, in the final.

asian games 2018 Updated: Aug 23, 2018 22:56 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
PTI, New Delhi
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Indian women’s kabaddi team in action at the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang(Twitter)

Indian women’s kabaddi team entered its third successive final at the Asian Games with a dominating win over Chinese Taipei in the semi-finals here on Thursday.

The Indian team, which won the gold medal in the last two editions of the Asian Games, continued its impressive run by defeating Chinese Taipei 27-14 in the last four contest here.

The Indian women’s team which won the World Cup thrice in 2012, 2013 and 2014, will face either Iran or Thailand in the finals.

India had topped Group A to qualify for the semi-finals.

In the men’s competition, seven-time gold medallist India will face Iran in the semi-finals later in the day.

The women’s team had won the gold medal in the 2010 Games in Guangzhou after beating Thailand 28-14 in the final, and repeated their feat four years later in Incheon by beating the women from Iran, 31-21, in the final.

First Published: Aug 23, 2018 15:30 IST