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Wushu Results .

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Continuing its domination in Wushu, India scored four straight wins out of six to reach the finals of the Sanshuo round which will be held tomorrow at the Rising Sun Sports Complex of the Assam Rifles in picturesque Laitkor in the suburbs of Shillong. Uchit Sharma, Ravi Panchal, Surya Bhanu Singh and Mukesh Choudhury are expected to make the country proud on Wednesday when the finals take place. .

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Displaying sheer grit and determination all five wushuists representing host India overcame their opponents with ease in the 52, 56, 60, 65, 70 and 75 kg categories thereby bringing them closer to the coveted Gold medal at the 12th South Asian Games. .

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In the 52 kg category, Uchit Sharma defeated Karim Faqri of Afghanistan. Sharma will face Zahoor Ahmed of Pakistan who earlier on beat G Amila Prasanga of Sri Lanka in the semi final rounds. .

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Ravi Panchal then went on to beat Shafiq Shaka of Afghanistan in the 56 kg category and is all set to face a defiant Rajesh Chaudhry of Nepal who in his semi final round defeated HLK Pushpkumara of Sri Lanka. .

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In the 60 kg category also the Indian Wushuist Surya Bhanu Singh beat his Afghanistan counterpart Khalid Hotak. His face off will be PN Balawardhana of Sri Lanka who beat against MD Milon Ali in the semi final today. .

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In the 70 kg category the showdown will be between Mukesh Choudhury and Maz Khan of Pakistan. While Choudhury defeated another Aghanistan Wushuist Maruf Haidari, Khan his Bangladesh counterpart D Anisur Rahman. .

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The story for India however was not so rosy in the 65 kg category when Arun Nagar lost to Syed Maratib of Pakistan. Maratib will now face Shekib Haidari of Afghanistan who earlier on beat Nepals Saroj Pun. .

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Meanwhile, in the 75 kg category Rashid Minhas of Pakistan reached the final by defeating SGR Rumesh of Sri Lanka and his final faceoff will be against Khairullah Laizad of Afghanistan who beat another Indian Pradeep Kumar. .

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Wednesday will feature the final round of the Sanshou in all the six categories as well as Taolu Men and Women Taijijian which is scheduled to commence at 10 am. .

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First Published: Tue, February 09 2016. 00:20 IST