Indian junior girls’s hockey crew holds Netherlands 2-2 in U-23 match
The Indian junior girls’s hockey crew got here from behind to carry the Netherlands to a 2-2 draw on the U-23 five-nation match.
Annu (nineteenth minute) and Magnificence Dungdung (thirty seventh) scored one purpose apiece for India whereas Brouwer Amber (thirteenth) and Van Der Broek Belen (seventeenth) have been on track for the gritty Dutch facet on Monday night time.
The Indians have been below immense strain from the very onset because the Netherlands earned back-to-back penalty corners within the opening 5 minutes.
Nonetheless, the Dutch girls’s facet drew first blood within the thirteenth minute, courtesy Amber’s purpose.
The Indian girls’s facet discovered themselves in additional hassle when Van Der Broek Belen doubled the lead for the Netherlands within the seventeenth minute.
However all hopes weren’t misplaced as India, due to their counter-attacks, scored one purpose by way of Annu’s penalty nook within the nineteenth minute.
Nonetheless trailing by a purpose within the third quarter, the Indians upped their ante and it was vice-captain Magnificence Dungdung who scored the equaliser within the thirty seventh minute to make it 2-2.
The fourth and ultimate quarter noticed each the groups attempting to edge out one another and rating the all-important purpose.
Each the groups had ample alternatives to take the lead, however as they missed out on the alternatives, the sport resulted in a draw.
The Indian girls’s facet will lock horns towards Ukraine of their third match of the match on Wednesday.
Indian powerlifters shine in Asia-Oceania Open Championships; Ashok, Sudhir qualify for Para Asiad
Powerlifters Ashok and Sudhir booked their tickets for the Hangzhou Asian Para Video games as India completed with a wealthy haul of twenty-two medals, together with six gold, on the Asia-Oceania Open Championships in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.
Ashok bagged two gold in males’s as much as 65kg (complete rating) in Asia and Open occasions whereas Joby Mathew took 4 yellow metals in males’s below 59kg (finest elevate and complete rating) in Grasp’s Asia and Open occasions.
On the ultimate day of particular person occasions on Monday, Sudhir claimed a bronze medal in males’s upto 88kg with a finest elevate of 214kg within the second spherical to complete behind Paralympic and world champion Abdelkareem Khattab of Jordan (241kg) and China’s Jixiong Ye (233kg).
General, the Indian crew claimed six gold, 4 silver and 12 bronze medals. China completed on prime with 29 medals, together with 21 gold.
Ashok and Sudhir will now be part of Parmjeet Kumar (males’s below 49kg) and Sakina Khatun (girls’s below 45kg) within the Hangzhou Asian Para Video games, which has been postponed as a consequence of COVID-19 state of affairs in China, and are more likely to make the lower for the 2024 Paris Paralympic Video games owing to their enchancment in world rankings.
“This has been the most effective efficiency by our powerlifters in a global championship. We not solely received a number of medals; 2 powerlifters made the lower for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Video games and are anticipated to make the lower for Paris 2024. It was a really satisfying efficiency from the crew,” nationwide coach JP Singh stated in a launch.
He knowledgeable that the para powerlifters at the moment are centered on doing effectively on the upcoming Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham.
“The goal can be to win at the least 2-3 medals on the CWG.” Parmjeet, Khatun, Sudhir, Geeta and Manpreet Kaur will symbolize India within the Para Powerlifting occasions on the Birmingham occasion, beginning July 28.
CYCLING – Asian Monitor Biking
India’s Ronaldo Singh created a nationwide file in 200m Flying timetrial by breaching the ten seconds barrier on solution to the semifinals of males’s Elite dash race occasion on the fourth day of the Asian Monitor Biking Championship right here on Tuesday.
World junior champion and Asian file holder Ronaldo, who had bagged the nation’s first-ever worldwide medal within the 1km time trial occasion by claiming a bronze on Monday, clocked 9.946 seconds to create the nationwide file.
His earlier nationwide file was 10.168 seconds, which he had set in UCI Monitor Biking Nation Cup at St Petersburg, Russia in July final yr.
“Tomorrow is a giant day for me as I’ll carry out in considered one of my favorite occasions, I am prepared to present my private finest to earn the medal for India. This can even present me my preparedness for the upcoming Commonwealth Video games,” stated Ronaldo, who will problem Andrey Chugay of Kazakhstan within the semifinals.
Nonetheless, not one of the Indian cyclists might attain the rostrum in six finals on day 4 of the competitors.
Indian rider Esow as soon as once more didn’t win his quarterfinal occasion of males’s dash, shedding to Andrey Chugay of Kazakhstan to complete empty-handed on this match.
Harashveer Singh Sekhon gave a very good combat to Korean opponent Euro Kim and Japan’s Naoki Kojima in 30,000m factors race earlier than ending fourth with 43 factors.
Hammadi Al Mirza secured gold on this occasion with 69 factors, adopted by Korea (61 factors) and Japan (60 factors) riders on this energy occasion, the place peddlers must go for sprints after each 10 laps of 120 laps race.
The day didn’t begin on a very good observe for the Indian crew.
Junior bike owner Himanshi Singh earned second place within the 7.5km scratch race however was later disqualified on grounds of harmful driving. She was blocked behind the Malaysian rider and in an try to go forward of the Malaysian and Japanese rider, she made a technical fault and was disqualified by the Commissionaire.
The gold was received by Ci Hui Nyo of Malaysia forward of Japan’s Mizuki Ikeda and Sofiya Karimova of Uzbekistan.
General, India is at fifth place with two gold, 5 silver and 13 bronze medals. Japan leads the medal tally with 11 golds, six silver and two bronze, whereas the Koreans are in second place with 10 gold, 9 silver, two bronze forward of Kazakhstan, who’ve 4 gold, three silver and a bronze of their kitty.
Sania loses early in Eastbourne
Sania Mirza, seeded fourth in partnership with Lucie Hradecka, was crushed 7-5, 6-7(3), [10-7] by Shuko Aoyama and Hao-Ching Chan within the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the $757,900 WTA tennis match in Eastbourne.
|$757,900 WTA Eastbourne, Britain Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Shuko Aoyama (Jpn) & Hao-Ching Chan (Tpe) bt Lucie Hradecka (Cze) & Sania Mirza 7-5, 6-7(3), [10-7].
$15,000 ITF males, Chiang Rai, Thailand Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Cui Jie (Chn) & Tsung-Hao Huang (Tpe) bt Congsup Congcar (Tha) & SD Prajwal Dev 6-3, 7-5.
$15,000 ITF girls, Chiang Rai, Thailand Singles (first spherical): Vanshita Pathania bt Pawinee Ruamrak (Tha) 6-4, 7-6(5); Laalitya Kalluri bt Daria Domova 7-5, 4-0 (retired).
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Xun Fang Ying (Chn) & Ashmitha Easwaramurthi bt Salakthip Ounmuang & Vichitraporn Vimuktananda (Tha) 7-6(7), 4-3 (retired); Aunchisa Chanta & Patcharin Cheapchandej (Tha) bt Priyanshi Bhandari & Laalitya Kalluri 6-0, 6-2.
$15,000 ITF girls, Monastir, Tunisia Singles (first spherical): Wei Sijia (Chn) bt Jennifer Luikham 6-0, 6-1.
– Kamesh Srinivasan
Sundar qualifies for primary draw on the Nationwide Junior and Youth Desk Tennis Championships
Tamil Nadu’s Sundar Manikantan upset larger ranked gamers Anish Sontakke (Maharashtra) and Abhinav Chaudhary (Uttarakhand) to qualify for the principle draw within the Youth Boys (under-17) class within the 83rd Nationwide Junior and Youth Desk Tennis Championships on the N.C.John memorial YMCA TT Enviornment in Alappuzha on Tuesday.
Sundar got here again from two units all the way down to beat the twenty fourth ranked and group favorite Anish Sontakke 6-11, 6-11, 11-6, 11-6, 11-9 to register his first win.
He then simply beat Abhinav Chaudhary 11-5, 11-6, 11-8 to qualify.Unfancied Maharashtra’s Kushal Chopda beat twenty first ranked Divyaj Roy Rajkhowa of Assam September 11, 11-9, 12-10, 11-9 and later disposed Chirayu Chaitanya (Bihar) 11-2, 11-4, 11-3 to qualify for the principle draw.
Shrirsha Patwani Roy of Bengal acquired higher of his larger ranked team-mate Emon Adhikhary 11-8, 11-7, September 11, 15-13 after which beat Siddhant Desphande (Maharashtra) 14-12, 8-11, 11-5, 11-9 to qualify.
Nonetheless, within the under-19 part there was hardly any shock on the opening day because the group favourites warmed up for harder matches with simple wins over their decrease ranked opponents.
The ninth ranked Aniket Sen of Bengal Choudhary beat team-mate Sayan Dutta of Bengal 11-4, 11-7, 11-3.
The eleventh ranked Soumyadeep Sarkar (Bengal),had it simple over Arush (Punjab) 11-5, 11-8, 11-6 whereas the thirteenth ranked Jash Modi (Maharashtra) whipped Malligarjunan (Pondicherry) 11-5, 11-2, 11-8. Sarath Mishra (UP), ranked 14, and Ansh Goyal (MP), ranked fifteenth, additionally began off with simple wins.
ITF Girls’s Tennis
Karman Kaur Thandi overcame a spirited problem from Sahaja Yamalapalli for a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 victory within the first spherical of the USD 25,000 ITF girls’s tennis match on the Tennis Venture in Baliawas, Gurugram, on Tuesday.
On a day when rain got here down closely within the morning in the beginning, however improved dramatically for a blazing spell of sunshine, tennis battles have been intense.
The wiry Karman impressed her opponent a lot along with her energy sport that
Sahaja latched on to offer a energetic fare, thriving on the tempo, transferring briskly and stroking confidently. Karman additionally confronted the issue of strings breaking in her racquet, and one coming lose after being freshly strung.
Amidst all of the turmoil, Karman retained her focus to place
herself within the second spherical.
In one other match, Humera Baharmus bounced again from being down 2-6,
1-5 to beat Mihika Yadav in three units, in a battle of wits that was interrupted by the climate.
In doubles, prime seeds, Ankita Raina in partnership with Ekaterina Yashina, acquired crushed 6-1, 2-6, [10-7] by Sofia Costoulas and Elena Pridankina.
Elena has been enjoying the qualifying occasion in singles and thus was fairly fluent along with her sport in supporting her Belgian accomplice.
Singles (first spherical): Saki Imamura (Jpn) bt Smriti Bhasin 4-6, 6-2, 6-2; Karman Kaur Thandi bt SAhaja Yamalapalli 6-3, 4-6, 6-4; Humera Baharmus bt Mihika Yadav 2-6, 7-5, 6-3.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Sofia Costoulas (Bel) & Elena Pridankova (Rus) bt Ekaterina Yashina (Rus) & Ankita Raina 6-1, 2-6, [10-7]; Vaidehi Chaudhari & Mihika Yadav bt Sudipta Kumar & Riya Uboveja 6-4, 4-6, [10-7]; Punnin Kovapitukted (Tha) & Diana Marcinkevica (Lat) bt Kashish Bhatia & Anjali Rathi 3-6, 6-4, [10-2]; Saki Imamura (Jpn) & Priska Madelyn Nugroho (Ina) bt Smriti Bhasin & Sahaja Yamalapalli 6-1, 6-3; Gozal Ainitdinova (Kaz) & Zeel Desai bt Humera Baharmus & Jagmeet Kaur Grewal 6-1, 6-0; Luksika Kumkhum & Peangtarn Plipuech (Tha) bt Shrivalli Bhamidipaty & Nidhi Chilumula 3-6, 6-0, [10-7]; Shria Atturu (U.S.) & Akanksha Nitture bt Arthi Muniyan & Shreya Tatavarthy 6-3, 5-7, [14-12]; Momoko Kobori & Misaki Matsuda (Jpn) bt Ishwari Matere & Bela Tamhankar 6-4, 6-1.
Qualifying singles (third and ultimate spherical): Vineetha Mummadi bt Sahira Singh 6-2, 6-1; Elena Pridankina 9Rus) bt Avishka Gupta 6-2, 6-1; Kundali Majgaine bt Shreya Tatavarthy 6-4, 6-7(5), [10-4]; Nidhi Chilumula bt Anjali Rathi 7-5, 6-2; Mansi Vadyala bt Nandini Dixit 6-3, 6-4; Ikumi Yamazaki (Jpn) bt Shria Atturu (U.S.) 6-4, 6-4.
– Kamesh Srinivasan
Archery World Cup Stage-3: India’s Jyothi takes second spot
World championships silver medallist V.Jyothi Surekha gave a stunning efficiency on her return to the Indian facet as she aggregated 705 factors to take the second spot within the compound girls’s particular person rankings on the Archery World Cup Stage-3 in Paris on Tuesday.
Priya Gurjar (689), Mukan Kirar (689) and Avneet Kaur (686) bagged twentieth, twenty first and twenty fourth locations respectively.
Abhishek Verma, who was sixth with 711 factors, was the top-ranked Indian archer within the compound males’s particular person rankings.
Mohan Bhardwaj (703), Aman Saini (701) and Sangampreet Bisla (698) have been twenty sixth, thirty third and forty second respectively.
Whereas the Indian males’s crew was fourth with a tally of 2115 factors, the ladies’s crew positioned third with 2083 factors.
The Indian combined crew, which tied on 1416 factors with top-ranked Nice Britain and second-placed Korea, was third.