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Defending champs Pallikal-Chinappa settle for women's doubles silver

Press Trust of India  |  Gold Coast 

ended their campaign in with two silver medals after and went down fighting in the women's doubles final here today.

Pallikal and Chinappa, who had won a historic gold in four years ago, fell short against the combine of and losing 9-11, 8-11 in the title clash.

The Indians were visibly upset with some of the calls taken by the referees.

Pallikal had also questioned the quality of refereeing in the mixed doubles final yesterday when she and lost to Australia's and to settle for silver.

Going by the number of medals, it was India's best ever performance at the Games ever since the sport was introduced way back in 1998.

The gold won by Pallikal and Chinappa in 2014 was India's first ever medal at the Games.

did not win a medal across four editions from 1998 to 2010.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 09:25 IST