Asian Games 2018: India assured of medal in women's team squash event after 3-0 win over China
The Indian women's squash team on Wednesday assured itself of a medal after advancing to the semi-finals at the 18th Asian Games at Jakarta.
Jakarta: The Indian women's squash team on Wednesday assured itself of a medal after advancing to the semi-finals at the 18th Asian Games at Jakarta.
The women's team comprising Joshana Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Sunayana Kuruvilla and Tanvi Khanna continued its unbeaten run, defeating China 3-0 in penultimate pool match.
The team will play its final Pool B match against Hong Kong on Thursday and will look to top its pool.
The women's team, which won a maiden silver medal at Incheon four years ago, had earlier beaten Iran, Thailand and Indonesia.
Pallikal and Chinappa had also won bronze medals in the women's singles event last week.
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The Indian squash contingent ended with five medals overall including the women's team silver, men's team bronze and three bronze medals in the individual event.
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