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CWG 2018: Manika-Mouma clinch silver in women's doubles table tennis

The Indian duo, however, put up a fight but failed to match the pace of their opponents

IANS  |  Gold Coast (Australia) 

India's Manika Batra and M Das show their silver medals at the medal ceremony of Table Tennis women's doubles event at the Commonwealth  Games 2018 in Gold Coast. Photo: PTI
India's Manika Batra and M Das show their silver medals at the medal ceremony of Table Tennis women's doubles event at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast. Photo: PTI

Indian paddlers and clinched the silver medal in women's doubles category at the 21st Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast on Friday.

The Indian duo was outplayed 0-3 (5-11, 4-11, 5-11) by Feng Tianwei and Yu Mengyu of in the gold medal clash. Unforced errors and some aggressive game from kept on the back foot throughout the match.

Right from the start, Indian paddlers never looked in the contention as Manika and Mouma failed to match the skill and tenacity of the their opponents.

In all the three games, Mouma and Manika were outclassed in every department.

In the other match, and lost the bronze medal match 1-3 (13-15, 7-11, 11-8, 7-11) to Ho Ying and Lyne Karen of Malaysia.

The Indian duo, however, put up a fight but failed to match the pace of their opponents.

 

First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 17:48 IST
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