The Indian women’s kabaddi team achieved a remarkable milestone by securing India’s 100th medal at the Asian Games, attaining a thrilling 26-25 victory over Chinese Taipei in the final. This victory marked their third title win in the continental showcase, surpassing their runner-up position in the previous Asian Games held in Indonesia.
AND THAT IS MEDAL #100 FOR 🇮🇳!!!
HISTORY IS MADE AS INDIA GETS ITS 100 MEDAL AT THE ASIAN GAMES 2022!
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It met the nation’s expectations of reaching the historic three-digit medal count for the first time. The final match was a challenging contest for the Indian women, with Chinese Taipei narrowly edging them out by a single point.
The Indian squad showed exceptional composure during the final two raids, securing victory in a decisive manner.
At halftime, India held a five-point advantage, thanks to a superb raid by Pooja, a standout performer in the thrilling title match.