India's top male squash player Saurav Ghosal could not make a 2-1 lead count against world number one Mohamed El Shorbagy, eventually losing the prequarterfinal against the Egyptian in five games at the USD 150000 Windy City Open here.
The seasoned duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa expectedly walked away with the individual gold medals in squash even as Haryana's wrestlers demolished their rivals to sign off with a whopping 18 gold on the fourth day of competitions in the 35th National Games here today.
Olympic hero Vijay Kumar's pistol fetched him two more medals while the seasoned squash duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa clinched the individual gold in contrasting styles on the fourth day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Wednesday.
The men's squash and archery teams secured historic gold medals as India enjoyed their most productive day in the 17th Asian Games so far with an impressive collection of 10 medals to jump to the 11th position in the overall standings on the eighth day of competitions here on Saturday.
Indian squash players continued their splendid showing in the ongoing Asian Games with both the men's and women's teams assuring the country of at least two more silver medals after winning their respective semi-final matches at the Yeorumul Courts, here on Friday.
The Indian squash contingent on Thursday assured its best ever showing at the Asian Games by reaching the men's and women's team semifinals here today, ensuring it returns home with medals in all four categories on offer.
Star Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra clinched individual and team bronze medals in his last Asian Games while squash player Saurav Ghosal had to be content with a historic silver as India added five more medals to boost their tally to nine on the fourth day of competitions in Incheon, South Korea on Tuesday.
It was a sad moment for India in Asian Games 2014, where Saurav Ghosal settled for silver after leading 2-0 in the men's singles squash final against Abdullah Almezayen of Kuwait, who won the match 10-12, 2-11, 14-12, 11-8, 11-9.
Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal scripted history on the squash court, while shooters also continued to deliver medals as India bagged two more bronze to boost their tally to six on the third day of the 17th Asian Games here.