Indian women win kabaddi gold at Asiad

Guangzhou: The Indian women`s kabaddi team completed a memorable Asian Games debut by clinching the gold medal with a comprehensive win over Thailand in the finals here on Friday.

The Indians beat Thailand 28-14 in a dominating performance to clinch the inaugural women`s kabaddi gold of the Asian Games.

The Indians led 17-7 at half-time after Thailand failed to secure a single lona against India`s two. The Indian team also got a couple of bonus points in the opening half.

The second half followed a similar script and India once again dominated by securing a couple of lonas and getting 20 outs to emerge triumphant.

Bureau Report