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Asian Games 2018: Indian women’s squash team enters semifinals, assured of medal

The Indian women’s squash team assured itself of a medal after securing a semi-final berth at Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta on Wednesday.

asian-games-2018 Updated: Aug 29, 2018 16:15 IST
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India's Joshna Chinappa in action during the women’s squash encounter at Asian Games 2018.
India's Joshna Chinappa in action during the women’s squash encounter at Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
         

The Indian women’s squash team assured itself of a medal after advancing to the semi-finals at the Asian Games 2018.

The women’s team comprising Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Sunayana Kuruvilla and Tanvi Khanna continued its unbeaten run, defeating China 3-0 in penultimate pool match.

The team will play its final Pool B match against Hong Kong on Thursday and will look to top its pool.

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The women’s team, which won a maiden silver medal at Incheon four years ago, had earlier beaten Iran, Thailand and Indonesia.

Pallikal and Chinappa had also won bronze medals in the women’s singles event last week.