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17th Asian Games Kabaddi

Bangladesh women win bronze medal

Sports Desk |
Update: 2014-10-03 03:23:00
Bangladesh women win bronze medal

DHAKA: Bangladesh Women’s Kabaddi Team won bronze medal in the 17th Asian Games Kabaddi though losing to Iran in South Korea’s Incheon.

The country women, however, have been defeated to Iran by 15-40 points in the 2nd semifinal at the Asiad on Thursday.

Iran, which earned six lonas and three bonus points in the semifinal against Bangladesh, will play final against India on Friday.

They dominated the first half by 25-2 points with four lonas and two bonus points against Bangladesh, which bagged 13 points and four bonus points in the 2nd half.

In the days other semifinal, India beat Thailand by 41-28 points with four lonas and six bonus points to reach the final.

Earlier, on Wednesday, Bangladesh men’s kabbadi team completed their 17th Asian Games engagements on frustrating note losing all three group matches, including a frustrating 36-37 defeat against lowly-rated Thailand.

BDST: 1257 HRS, OCT 03, 2014

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