Services win gold in equesterian

Services grabbed their first gold medal in the 34th National Games when they won the yellow metal in equesterian pipping silver-medallist Haryana, at the Gopal Maidan here on Monday.

Updated: Feb 14, 2011, 18:05 PM IST

Jamshedpur: Services grabbed their first
gold medal in the 34th National Games when they won the yellow
metal in equesterian pipping silver-medallist Haryana, at the
Gopal Maidan here on Monday.

The Bihar team, comprising of Jitendra Singh, Shahnawaz
Khan, Yogendra Yadav and Trilok Prasad had to be content with
a bronze after they accummulated 99.5 points.

Maj. Kishan Yadav, Mahesh Patil, P J Sakpal and R N
Shinde of Services exhibited good control and gathered 112
points to clinch the top prize, followed by Haryana`s Nar
Singh, Ram Bhagat and Rameshwar Das, who scored 109 points.

PTI