India Clinches Gold in Men's Squash at 2023 Asian Games

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India Clinches Gold in Men's Squash Team Event at 2023 Asian Games, Defeating Pakistan 2-1

An Overview of the News

  • Abhay Singh led the Indian team to victory in a tough match in the final round.

  • The match started with Mahesh M losing to Nasir Iqbal in straight games (8-11, 3-11, 2-11).

  • Saurav Ghoshal leveled the match with an impressive 11-5, 11-1, 11-3 win over Muhammad Asim.

  • Abhay Singh won the gold medal with an 11-7, 9-11, 7-11, 11-9, 12-10 win over Noor Zaman.

  • The women's squash team won the bronze medal at the Hangzhou 2023 Asian Games after losing to Hong Kong, China in the semi-finals.

Historical Achievement

  • This is India's second gold medal in squash at the Asian Games, the previous gold medal was won by the men's team in 2014.

  • The Indian men's team had earned the bronze medal at the 2018 Jakarta Games.

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