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CWG medal most memorable: Paddler Sanil Shetty

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Inducted into the Indian table team at the last moment, bagged a bronze in men's doubles event at the and described it as "most memorable".

"This medal will be my most memorable medal because if you win you (are) there on the podium but if you lose its nothing... so it was do or die situation for me and Harmeet (Desai)... and we did what was exactly needed to win that bronze medal," Shetty told in a message.

Harmeet and Shetty sailed past Singapore's Poh Shao Feng Ethan and 3-0 (11-5, 11-6, 12-10) in the bronze medal match.

"I'm really happy to add this extra medal in the Indian medal tally and to come back to with 2 medals, a gold and a bronze," Shetty added.

Shetty was inducted in the team in place of Soumyajit Ghosh.

He was also part of the Indian men's Table team which bagged the gold medal in the CWG after they outclassed 3-0 in the final.

"Really big thanks to TTFI (Federation of India),SAI (Authority of India), our and the supporting staff," he signed off.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 16:05 IST