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India win one gold, one silver, one bronze in taekwondo

India Bagged One Gold, One Silver And A Bronze To Begin Their Campaign On A Rousing Note In Taekwondo At The 12th South Asian Games Here Today.

PTI | Updated on: 13 Feb 2016, 09:06:18 PM

Shillong :

India bagged one gold, one silver and a bronze to begin their campaign on a rousing note in taekwondo at the 12th South Asian Games here today.

P Kumar defeated R Husseini of Afghanistan in 87kg men’s final to clinch India’s only gold from four events of the day at the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) on the outskirts of the city.

Abrar Khan bagged the silver after going down to Afghanistan’s Mohsen Rezaei in men’s 54kg final, while Naveen (68kg) bagged the bronze.

A total of 13 gold medals will be decided in taekwondo of which five will be in women’s section.

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First Published : 13 Feb 2016, 09:01:00 PM