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Asian Games: Indian men's handball team included in Asian Games draw

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

India's men's team has been included in the draw released by the organizers even though it was not there in (IOA)'s list of 534 athletes published on June 5.

The draw for the has been released with 13 teams divided in four groups. The group comprising has four teams will other groups have three teams each.

are in group D alongside Bahrain, Chinese Taipei, and

India's women's team were however cleared by IOA and they are in five-team group comprising South Korea, Kazakhstan, and

The teams have been under scanner as they have not fulfilled the IOA criteria of being among the top eight teams in Their performance has been consistently poor and yet they have been given a preference overlooking a more popular sport like football, where India have improved by leaps and bounds to be ranked 14 among Asian teams.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 22:55 IST
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