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India adds two gold to their tally at Track Asia Cup

11 Oct 2017, 20:03 IST
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New Delhi, Oct 11 (PTI) Indian cyclists added two gold, three silver and as many bronze medals on the penultimate day of Track Asia Cup at the Indira Gandhi Cycling Velodrome here today.

Sahil Kumar opened India's tally with a bronze when he finished in 1:06.645s in the men's 1km time trial event. Gold medal was won by Malaysia’s Muhammad Fadhil (1:04.028) and silver went to Kazakhstan’s Abdul Aziz (1:05.858).

The team of Manjeet Singh, Dinesh Kumar, A Bike Singh and Manohar Lal won the first gold of the day for India when they snatched the win from Kazakhstan in team pursuit. They left behind Kazakhs to claim the first position. SAINCA secured the bronze in the event.

In the 3km individual junior pursuit, gold and silver were awarded to India’s Raju Bati (3:35.172s) and Anil Manglaw (3:41.888s) respectively. Anil pedalled the cycle with a speed of 50.192km/hr to claim the top honours.

SAINCA's Devkishan Sharan won bronze with 3:42.373s. Kazakhstan and UAE were far behind and ended 5th and 6th respectively.

Ashton Lambe of USA won the gold in the 4km individual pursuit. He caught and crossed Uzbekistan rider to win the title. Something similar happened for the bronze medal when Kazakhstan rider overlapped Indian cyclist Manjeet Singh.

Sonali Chanu and Amritha Reghunathan earned silver and bronze respectively in the 3km individual pursuit. Indonesia's Ayustina Delia won gold

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