Asian Games: Zubin Khambatta qualify for Equestrian Jumping Individual final

India's Yashaan Zubin Khambatta, riding a horse named Olgy, qualified for the Equestrian Jumping Individual Final Round on the ninth day of the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 28, 2014, 16:17 PM IST
Asian Games: Zubin Khambatta qualify for Equestrian Jumping Individual final

Incheon: India's Yashaan Zubin Khambatta, riding a horse named Olgy, qualified for the Equestrian Jumping Individual Final Round on the ninth day of the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday.

In an event that tests the ability of horse and rider to jump fences without knocking them down, Khambatta committed a total of 29 penalties to manage a 35th place finish at the Dream Park here.

The 25-year-old Indian added eight and one penalty in jump and time respectively to finish 32nd in the Jumping Individual first qualifier.

He failed to bring home a better performance in the second qualifier as he further added 16 and four faults in jump

and time respectively to end at the 35th place.

Other Indians in the fray, Sehaj Virk and Ashray Butta could not produce a good show as India crashed out in the Jumping Team Round 1.

India have won 10 medals, including three golds, in Equestrian event ever since its entry in the Asian Games at the Delhi Games in 1982.