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10 medals assured for India at Asian Games Test event

Press Trust of India  |  Jakarta 

were assured of a staggering 10 medals at Test event here after three fought their way into the semifinals while seven others got byes into the last-four stage.

World youth champion (57kg), three-time King's Cup gold-medallist K Shyam Kumar (49kg) and Asian youth silver-medallist Ashish (64kg) advanced after contrasting wins.

Moving ahead with first-round byes were Open gold-medallist (60kg), (51kg), Pavitra (60kg), (52kg), Etash Khan (56kg), Pawan Kumar (69kg), and (75kg).

Shashi notched up a comprehensive 5-0 triumph over Singapore's Nur Sabrina Binte, while Shyam Kumar clinched a close 3-2 triumph over Thailand's Samak Saehan.

Ashish defeated Japan's Daisuke Narimatsu, a 5-0 verdict.

The event will have a rest day tomorrow before the semifinals take place on February 14.

Shashi will be up against local favourite Riza Pasuit, while Shyam will square off against Malaysian

Chinese Taipei's Chu-En Lai awaits Manish in the last-four stage, while Ashish will be up against Indonesia's Libertus Gha.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 18:41 IST