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India Win Sixth Asian Games Gold In Men's Kabaddi

Guangzhou, Nov 26: Barely hours after Indian women's kabaddi team made a memorable Asian Games debut by clinching the gold, their male counterparts recorded their sixth consecutive yellow metal in the quadrennial event with a

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Updated on: November 26, 2010 16:36 IST
india win sixth asian games gold in men s kabaddi
india win sixth asian games gold in men s kabaddi

Guangzhou, Nov 26: Barely hours after Indian women's kabaddi team made a memorable Asian Games debut by clinching the gold, their male counterparts recorded their sixth consecutive yellow metal in the quadrennial event with a comfortable victory over Iran, here today.


The Indian men's team, who clinched the gold in every edition of the quadrennial event since the game's introduction in 1990, managed to prevail over Iran 37-20 at the Nansha Gymnasium here.

India led 24-3 at half-time after Iran failed to secure a single lona against India's four. The Indians also got a couple of bonus points in the opening half.

However, after the crossover, Iran was the better side on display and managed to dominate the proceedings, bagging 17 points as against India's 13. PTI