New Delhi: India has won another gold medal in the Asian Games being played in China. India has got gold medal in mixed doubles in squash. The pair of Deepik Pallikal and Harinder Pal Singh has won this medal for India. This pair won the title by defeating Malaysia in the final. India won this match 2-0. This is India’s 20th gold medal in these games.
India had not won so many gold medals in the Asian Games before. This is India’s 83rd medal in these games. This is India’s best performance so far in these games. However, this is not India’s first medal in squash. Before this, Indian men’s team can also win gold medal in these games. Deepika and Haridwar have added second gold medal to India.
victory in tough competition
India’s score line may have been 2-0 but this match was not easy for the Indian team. India defeated Malaysia’s Aifa binti Ajman and Mohd Syafik bin Mohd Kamal by 11-10, 11-10. In the match that lasted 35 minutes, Deepik and Harinder never gave up and did not let their opposing team win the match despite all their efforts.
At one time the Indian team was one step away from an easy victory. But then India lost the points easily. In the second game, this team seemed to be losing its concentration. The Malaysian team took seven consecutive points to reduce the score from 3-9 to 10-9. It seemed that India would lose the game but Deepika and Harinder controlled themselves and won the match.
Deepika’s second medal
This is Deepika’s second medal in these Asian Games. Before this, she had won the bronze medal with the women’s team. Now he has six Asian Games medals in his account, which includes one gold, one silver and four bronze medals.
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