Indian men’s team loses to Hong Kong, settles for bronze in squash


JAKARTA, August 31: Defending champions India settled for a bronze medal after losing 0-2 to Hong Kong in the semifinals of the men’s squash event at the 18th Asian Games on Friday.
The Indian men’s team comprising Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu, Ramit Tandon and Mahesh Mangaonkar was no match for Hong Kong, who had won bronze in the last edition at Incheon, South Korea.
Earlier, the Indian women’s team assured itself of at least a silver after reaching the finals, following a stunning 2-0 win over titleholer Malaysia in the semifinals. (PTI)