Asian Indoor Games: Sajan Prakash wins silver

Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash won a silver medal while Divya Gurling Shilwant and Pratiksha Chandrakant Parhar bagged a bronze each in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.

Sajan Prakash finished second on the podium in men’s 100m butterfly.   -  Manob Chowdhury

Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash won a silver medal while Divya Gurling Shilwant and Pratiksha Chandrakant Parhar bagged a bronze each in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games here today.

Taking part in the short course swimming discipline, Prakash finished second on the podium in men’s 100m butterfly.

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Competing in belt wrestling discipline, Divya and Pratiksha won in women’s alysh classic —70 kg and —75 kg categories.

Meanwhile, Sourav Kothari assured himself of a medal after winning his semifinal contest against Thailand’s Thawat Sujaritthurakaran 3-0 in men’s billiards singles.

India is at 11th spot in the medals tally with 5 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze.

Indian cyclist Deborah Herold had bagged her third medal with a silver in women’s keirin event yesterday.

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