Asiad 2018: India lose 21-36 to China in women’s handball

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Jakarta, Aug 19 (IANS) The Indian women’s handball team went down to their Chinese counterparts in a Group A match of the 18th Asian Games here on Sunday.

In their third match of the Handball preliminary round, the Indian women suffered a 21-36 defeat and are now almost out of the competition.

The Indian eves had earlier lost to Kazakhstan 19-36 in their first game before going down 18-45 to South Korea.

Maninder Kaur (10) was the top-scorer for India but it was not enough as India were outclassed 9-19 in the first period and then 12-17 in the second period.

India will now face North Korea in their final outing on August 21.

–IANS

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