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Asian Championships: Indian Men’s TT Team Earns Bronze Medal in Pyeongchang

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The Indian men’s table tennis (TT) squad secured a bronze medal as they faced a 0-3 defeat against Chinese Taipei during the Asian Championships semifinal on Wednesday. Regrettably, in a lackluster performance, both seasoned players, Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan succumbed without much resistance to their more highly-ranked adversaries. On a more positive note, Harmeet Desai displayed remarkable determination and resilience in the competition.

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Sharath suffered a 6-11, 6-11, 9-11 loss to Chuang Chih-Yuan, who held the 26th rank. In a parallel outcome, Sathiyan faced a 5-11, 6-11, 10-12 defeat against the 7th-ranked Lin Yun-Ju, leaving the third-seeded Indian team trailing 0-2. In a bid to keep their hopes alive in the match, Harmeet, India’s highest-ranked player at 63, managed to claim a game against Kao Cheng-Jui. However, Kao Cheng-Jui, the 33rd-ranked player in the world, ultimately secured the victory for the second-seeded Chinese Taipei team with an 11-6, 11-7, 7-11, 11-9 triumph.

During the Asian Championships, participants who do not advance to the finals still receive bronze medals as recognition for their efforts.

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