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Firm favourites India start Olympic berth quest against Uzbekistan

Updated on: 24 September,2023 07:32 AM IST  |  Hangzhou
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Ranked third in the world, India are the highest-placed side in the continental showpiece  event and it would be a big disappointment if the Harmanpreet Singh-led side fumbles here

Firm favourites India start Olympic berth quest against Uzbekistan

Harmanpreet Singh. Pic/PTI

Eyes firmly trained on a Paris Olympics berth, outright favourites India would look to start their Asian Games campaign with a dominant win over low-ranked Uzbekistan in their opening Pool A match here on Sunday.


Ranked third in the world, India are the highest-placed side in the continental showpiece  event and it would be a big disappointment if the Harmanpreet Singh-led side fumbles here.


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Having returned with a bronze medal from last edition of the Asian Games, the Indians would look for resurrection this time around and, going by their world status and current form, they are sure-shot gold-medal contenders and anything less than that would be a big let-down.

The Asian Champions Trophy was a dress rehearsal for the Asian Games as all the top teams of the continent participated in the event and India turned out to be the best side in the tournament

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