TN women win National Games basketball gold

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 18:35

Ranchi: Tamil Nadu on Tuesday won the gold medal after defeating Chhattisgarh 79-48 in the final of the Basketball women`s event of the 34th National Games here on Tuesday.

Tamil Nadu outclassed Chhattisgarh challenge in the final two quarters by firing 28-8 and 19-8 points. V Sangeetha and Anita excelled for Tamil Nadu while Chhattisgarh Pushpa played well.
"We were somewhat nervous in the first quarter, but later all of us combined well to clinch the issue," Sangeetha said after the match.

Delhi took the bronze medal defeating Maharashtra 79-59 in the tie between the losing semifinalists.
PTI



First Published: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 18:35

More from zeenews

 
comments powered by Disqus