Asian Games: Indian women win bronze in sailing

Sep 30, 2014, 18:34 IST | IANS

Incheon: The Indian pair of Varsha Gautham and Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan finished second in the 12th and the
final race to claim the bronze medal in the 29er - women's two person dinghy - at the 17th Asian Games at the Wangsan Sailing Marina here Tuesday.

Skipper Varsha and crew Aishwarya finished the race, one minute and 41 seconds behind the Thai skipper-crew pair of
Noppakao Poonpat and Nichapa Waiwai in the 12th race. The Thai duo went on to win the gold medal with a net 19 points.

The Singaporean duo of Rui Xi Priscilla Low and Rui Qi Cecilia Low finished third in the final race, 2.08 seconds behind
the Thai girls, but went onto clinch the silver medal with net 21 points.

The Indians had net 25 points. They started off well winning the first three races and then lost way and were even
disqualified in their seventh race. The made a stunning comeback in the last two races finishing first and second,

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