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Asian Games: India Bags Gold For Bridge

The 60-year-old Pranab and 56-year-old Shibhnath finished first, after scoring 384 points in the finals.

Asian Games: India Bags Gold For Bridge
Spectators watch a bridge match competition game on a screen at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.The card game of bridge is being included for the first time in the Asian Games. | AP Photo
Asian Games: India Bags Gold For Bridge
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2018-09-01T13:46:04+05:30

As Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar clinched the first position in the bridge competition of the 18th Asian Games, India won a gold medal in the men's pair event, here on Saturday.

After scoring 384 points in the finals, the 60-year-old Pranab and 56-year-old Shibhnath finished first.

The Chinese pair of Lixin Yang and Gang Chen won the silver with a score of 378 and the Indonesian combination of Henky Lasut and Freddy Eddy Manoppo bagged the bronze scoring 374 here.

Another Indian pair of Sumit Mukherjee and Debabrata Majumder finished at the ninth place with a score of 333.

(PTI)

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