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Indian men, women emerge Asian kho kho champions

Both Indian teams defeated their Nepalese counterparts to clinch the Asian titles.

Indian men, women emerge Asian kho kho champions

(Source: ANI)



Updated: 23 March 2023 5:47 PM GMT

Indian men's and women's teams defeated Nepal to clinch the Asian Kho Kho Championships titles here on Thursday. In the finals, Indian men defeated Nepal by six points and an innings, while Indian women got the better of the same opponents, winning by 33 points and an innings.

In the semifinals, Indian men had overcome Sri Lanka by 45 points, while Nepal had defeated Bangladesh by 12 points.

In the women's category, India beat Bangladesh by 49 points and an innings to secure a place in the final. Nepal did not face much difficulty as they defeated Sri Lanka by 59 points and an innings in the other semifinal.

A total of 16 teams (male and female) participated in this event. The participating countries were, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and host India.

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