Aug 21, 2 years ago

Asian Games 2018: Four medals assured for Indian Wushu Team Games 2018: Four medals assured for Indian Wushu Team

Indian wushu team enjoyed a outstanding outing on Tuesday with four out of five players, including 2014 bronze medalist Narender Grewal progressing to the sanda semi-finals and assuring India four medals too at 18th Asian Games.

This is most number of medals, India has ever won in a single Asian Games from the sport of Wushu. All four semi-finalists will fight tomorrow in their respective categories to change the color of their medals, with finals to take place on Thursday.

The 24 year old Narender Grewal (65kg) saw off Akmal Rakhimov of Uzbekistan to set up a clash with Iran’s Foroud Zafari on Wednesday in the semis.

Besides Grewal, Roshibina Devi (60 kg) defeated Pakistan’s Mubashra by 2-0 to make it into the last four of the competition. She will have a tough road ahead as Devi will be up against the favorite China’s Yingying Cai on Wednesday.

Santosh Kumar also registered a victory over Thailand’s Phithak by 2-1 to set up a fight against Vietnam’s Truong Giang with a finals place on stake.

In men’s sanda 60Kg qf, Bhanu Pratap Singh ousted Philippines’ Jean Claude by 2-0 to assure India another medal in the wushu. He will face Iran’s Erfan for a place in Gold-medal match.

However, the only defeat came from Pradeep Kumar, who lost to local favorite Indonesia’s Puja Riyaya by 1-2.

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Wushu Sanda is a martial art which combines full contact kick-boxing, including close range punches and kicks with wrestling, takedowns, throws, sweeps and kick catches.

All the semi-finals will be played tomorrow evening. In last Asian Games, India won 2 Bronze medals in Wushu.



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