Indian Women’s Badminton Team Advances at Asian Games

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The Indian women’s badminton team breezed into the quarterfinals of the Asian Games in Hangzhou, defeating Mongolia 3-0.

The action began with P V Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medalist, dominating the first singles match with a 21-3, 21-3 victory over Myagmartseren Ganbaatar.

In the second singles, Ashmita Chaliha displayed exceptional skills, securing a clinical 21-2, 21-3 win against Kherlen Darkhanbaatar.

The third singles match saw Anupama Upadhyaya continuing India’s dominance with a commanding 21-0, 21-2 win against Khulangoo Baatar.

In the quarterfinals, India is set to face a formidable Thailand team, featuring former world champion Ratchanok Intanon, along with world no. 12 Pornpawee Chochuwong and world no. 17 Supanida Katethong. This matchup promises to be a challenging test for the Indian squad.


Re-reported from the article originally published in Deccan Herald

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Indian Women’s Badminton Team Advances at Asian Games

Image credit: Deccan Herald

The Indian women’s badminton team breezed into the quarterfinals of the Asian Games in Hangzhou, defeating Mongolia 3-0.

The action began with P V Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medalist, dominating the first singles match with a 21-3, 21-3 victory over Myagmartseren Ganbaatar.

In the second singles, Ashmita Chaliha displayed exceptional skills, securing a clinical 21-2, 21-3 win against Kherlen Darkhanbaatar.

The third singles match saw Anupama Upadhyaya continuing India’s dominance with a commanding 21-0, 21-2 win against Khulangoo Baatar.

In the quarterfinals, India is set to face a formidable Thailand team, featuring former world champion Ratchanok Intanon, along with world no. 12 Pornpawee Chochuwong and world no. 17 Supanida Katethong. This matchup promises to be a challenging test for the Indian squad.


Re-reported from the article originally published in Deccan Herald