India won one gold two silvers in Asia-Pacific Masters Games-2018

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    India won one gold two silvers in Asia-Pacific Masters Games-2018

 

CHANDIGARH—Haroon Rasid of Chandigarh and Ram Lakhan of Punjab returned with silver medals in the Asia Pacific-2018 concluded at Penang in Malaysia on September 15 last, stated Mr Sanjeev Rana, manager of the Indian contingent.  Suchitra Misra from Delhi won gold in her category.

             He further said that a contingent of 10 members that included seven players and three officials from India participated under the captainacy of Rajpal Singh who himself a known badminton player of the region in Badminton discipline.

 India won one gold two silvers in Asia-Pacific Masters Games-2018

             The players got entry to the games directly on the basis of their winning god medals in the first Master National Games held at Chandigarh in April, 2018. The players were Rajpal Singh; Rupen Gaur; Ram Lakhan; Ranjit Singh; Kavita; Haroon Rashid; Suchitra Misra and Sanjeev Rana accompanied the contingent as manager.

               The event was hosted by the Penang State Government with assistance from the Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia. Thirty-five countries of Asia-Pacific participated in the games which was held from September 5-15, 2018

 India won one gold two silvers in Asia-Pacific Masters Games-2018

                 A total of 22 sports disciplines were contested during the games. The rules and regulations of each sport are in accordance with its respective highest governing body of respective game.


                  Mr Rana also revealed that these players have also qualified for the World Master Games 2019 to be held in Poland and next Asia Pacific Masters Games to be held Kansai in Japan in 2022. The Indian contingent has participated only in Badminton.    

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