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11TH SOUTH ASIAN GAMES in DHAKA 2010

Discussion in '2010 Tournaments' started by george@chongwei, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. CLELY

    CLELY Regular Member

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    India totally dominates badminton event in 11th SAG 2010

    All Indian badminton finals in South Asian Games

    STAFF WRITER 18:31 HRS IST

    Dhaka, Feb 3 (PTI) Reigning supreme, shuttlers made it an all-Indian finals to ensure five gold and five silver medals in the 11th South Asian Games here today.

    Having already bagged the men's and women's team gold medals earlier, Indian badminton teams led by national champions Chetan Anand and Trupti Murgunde hence all set to make a clean sweep tomorrow.

    In the men's singles semi-finals, top seeded Anand made a short work of Lankan No 2 Dinuka Karunaratne 21-15 21-5 in a 25-minute battle at the Wooden Floor Gymnasium courts.

    In the summit clash, Anand will take on compatriot second seeded R M V Guru Sai Dutt who beat Ahsan Qamar of Pakistan 21-15 21-11 in 21 minutes.

    Top seeded Sayali Gokhale dumped Pakistan's Palwasha Bashir 21-8 21-3 in the women's singles semis in a battle that lasted just 20 minutes.

    *taken from PTI News.com -- http://www.ptinews.com/news/498739_All-Indian-badminton-finals-in-South-Asian-Games
     
  2. george@chongwei

    george@chongwei Regular Member

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    Such an easy tournament for Team India:D
     
  3. vpsingh

    vpsingh Regular Member

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    I think even the Indian National Championship had better competition (many better Indian players also gave this tournament a miss). :)
    Any way, hope this provided a good learning experience to other South Asian players.
     

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