Indian men’s team beats Indonesia in handball

Indian men’s handball team ended its campaign on a positive note, defeating Indonesia in a group 3 main round match at the 18th Asian Games.

Earlier, India had beaten Malaysia (above) and Pakistan, but lost to Chinese Taipei in group 3 matches.   -  AFP

Already out of the reckoning, Indian men’s handball team ended its campaign on a positive note, defeating Indonesia in a group 3 main round match at the 18th Asian Games, here, on Wednesday. India was 16-13 ahead after the first period and scored 21-10 in the second period to seal the contest.

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Earlier, India had beaten Malaysia and Pakistan, but lost to Chinese Taipei in group 3 matches. Indian women’s team had finished at the ninth place after beating Malaysia in the classification match.

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