Here are all the major updates, results and developments from the world of Indian sports on Sunday, December 3.
Chandrika, Gyaneshwari win titles
Chandrika Tarafdar won the 45kg title and Gyaneshwari Yadav claimed the 49kg crown in the Asmita Khelo India women’s weightlifting championships in Kolkata on Sunday.
Chandrika totalled 159kg, while Gyaneshwari aggregated 172kg.
Tamil Nadu beats Chhattisgarh at National championships
Tamil Nadu beat Chhattisgarh 77-70 in a group-B league match of the women’s section in the 73rd National basketball championship at the Guru Nanak Dev Stadium in Ludhiana on Sunday.
The championship was inaugurated by the Minister of Sports and Youth Services of Punjab, Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer.
THE RESULTS (LEAGUE)
- Kamesh Srinivasan
Abhinav Choudhary wins rapid fire pistol gold at Nationals
Abhinav Choudhary beat Ankur Goel 30-26 to clinch the gold medal in the 25-metre rapid fire pistol event, in the National shooting Championships at the Madhya Pradesh Academy in Bhopal on Sunday.
The 16-year-old Abhinav had topped qualification with 584. He was consistent right through the eight 4-second series in the final, shooting 3s and 4s apart from a perfect 5.
Arpit Goel won the bronze medal ahead of Sahil Dudhane, Vijayveer Sidhu and Olympian Gurpreet Singh.
In the junior final, Vijayveer Sidhu beat Olympic quota winner Anish Bhanwala 28-25 for the gold. Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu won the bronze ahead of Sameer Gulia and Dudhane, while Abhinav ended sixth.
25m rapid fire pistol
- Kamesh Srinivasan
RSPB wins Nehru women’s tournament
Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) beat Sports Authority of India (SAI), Sonipat, 4-2 in the final of the SNBP 2nd Nehru women’s hockey tournament at the Shivaji Stadium in New Delhi on Sunday.
Preeti Dubey of the Railways team, who scored one of the four goals in the final, was adjudged ‘best player of the match’. The Saiyid Hamid fair-play trophy was presented to the SAI, Sonipat, team. The champion team was presented with Rs. 1,00,000. The runner-up was given Rs.50,000.
THE RESULTS (FINAL)
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