Indian Sports Highlights, November 29: Srikanth loses, Unnati wins at Syed Modi India International
Catch the live updates of Indian athletes' performances in various events happening across the world on November 29.
Welcome to The Bridge's live coverage of Indian sports, where we guide you through the performances of Indian athletes across diverse sports and global events. This daily blog consolidates sports activities worldwide that hold Indian significance, offering a comprehensive update to keep you well-informed.
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- 29 Nov 2023 4:32 PM GMT
Second medal of the event for Jennifer Varghese as she confirmed U15 women's doubles medal partnering Divyanshi Bhowmick.
They won 3-1 (11-8, 11-7, 8-11, 11-6) against Czech & Spanish pair in the quarters to confirm the medal.
In U19 women's doubles, top seeded Indian doubles pair of Yashaswini Ghorpade, Suhana Saini lost out in quarterfinals to Polish pair of Anna Brzyska & Zuzanna Wielgos.
- 29 Nov 2023 3:10 PM GMT
Indian junior boxers continued their excellent performance and confirmed three more medals in the evening session to take total medal tally to eight.
Evening session results:
Neha Lunthi won 4:1 against Belarusian player in women's 46 KG in QF
Pari won 5-0 against Roumanian player in women's 50 KG in QF
Hardik Panwar won 3-2 against South Korean player in men's 80 KG in QF
Joyshree Devi Chiron Lost 1-4 against Russian player in women's 60 KG in QF
- 29 Nov 2023 3:00 PM GMT
Indian U15 mixed doubles pair of Jennifer Varghese & Abhinandh Pradhivadhi won 3-0 against French pair of Nina Guo Zheng & Nathan Pilard in the quarter-final to confirm a medal from the event.
Another Indian player Divyanshi Bhowmick Partnered with a Polish player Mateusz Sakowicz lost 1-3 against a Chinese Taipei pair to miss out a medal.
In U19 Mixed doubles category, Payas Jain & Yashaswini Ghorpade lost 0-3 against the top seeded Chinese pair in the quarters.
- 29 Nov 2023 12:30 PM GMT
Jatin confirmed the first medal in men's boxing at IBA Junior World Boxing Championships. He registered a comeback victory of 5-0 against Georgian boxer in men's 54 Kg after trailing by 1-4 at the end of first round.
Other two boxers, Brijesh Tamta (46 KG), Divash Katare (50 KG) lost their respective quarterfinals to Uzbekistan boxers to miss out on a medal.
The evening session will start from 7:00 PM IST, four more Indian boxers will have the chances to confirm the medals there.
- 29 Nov 2023 12:15 PM GMT
Shiva Thapa, a six-time Asian Championships medallist (63.5kg), and Amit Panghal, the 2019 World Championships silver medallist (51kg), maintained their impressive form by advancing to the quarterfinals on Day Four of the 7th Elite Men’s National Boxing Championships in Shillong, Meghalaya.
Hailing from Assam, Shiva Thapa demonstrated his prowess with a commanding 5-0 victory over Santhosh HK from Karnataka. Thapa will now face Shashank Pradhan of Delhi in the quarterfinals.
Representing the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB), Amit Panghal faced Punjab's Jayshandeep Singh in the round of 16 where Amit emerged 4-1 victorious. Amit is set to face Mohammad Aarif of Jammu and Kashmir in the quarterfinals.
- 29 Nov 2023 12:05 PM GMT
Taking forward the culture of dialogue of ideas and philosophies, Tottenham Hotspur Foundation football coach Sabrina Dias visited the Reliance Foundation Young Champs (RFYC) in Navi Mumbai last week as part of the North London club’s measures to engage with fans and promote the development of football at grassroots level. In addition to engaging with coaches and young enthusiasts of the sport, Dias also engaged an insightful session with the RFYC players from different age categories.
- 29 Nov 2023 11:55 AM GMT
The AIFF, on Wednesday, renamed the annual Super Cup as the Kalinga Super Cup. The 16-team tournament, starting on January 9, 2024, will take place in Odisha as reported by The Bridge on November 20. The matches are planned to be held in two different venues in the state.
- 29 Nov 2023 11:30 AM GMT
Indian Women boxers started the day with 4/4 victories in the quarterfinals of their respective categories at IBA Junior World Boxing Championships to confirm the medals.
Seven more quarter-finals are schedule for Indian boxers later today
Payal won 5-0 against Ireland boxer in women's 48 KG in QF
Amisha Kerketta won 5-0 against Korean boxer in women's 54 KG in QF
Nidhi Dhull won 5-0 against Chinese Taipei boxer in women's 66 KG in QF
Prachi Tokas won 3-2 against Kazakhstan boxer in women's 80+ KG in QF
- 29 Nov 2023 11:00 AM GMT
Top seeded Indian U-19 women's doubles pair of Yashaswini Ghorpade, Suhana Saini crossed the first hurdle to reach the quarters at ITTF World Youth C'ships 2023.
They won 3-1 (11-9, 5-11, 11-6, 11-7) against the Kazakhstanian/Croatian pair in the round of 16.
In the U-19 men's doubles, Payas Jain/Ankur Bhattacharjee suffered a straight-set (5-11, 8-11, 5-11) lose to french pair of Flavien Coton & Hugo Deschamps in the round of 16.
- 29 Nov 2023 10:46 AM GMT
Indian men's team captain Harmanpreet Singh, who led Punjab to National Championship gold on Tuesday, expressed his delightment with the high standard of the tournament.
Harmanpreet, who finished the tournament as Punjab's top scorer by scoring nine goals, said: "The final truly portrays the escalating competitiveness within domestic hockey."
"The quality of hockey being played in the country has improved drastically and the remarkable exhibition of skills by individual players surpasses any previous displays," he added.