#AsianGames: 60-year-old Pranab, 56-year-old Shibhnath win gold in bridge competition
India has won the gold medal in the bridge competition at the 18th Asian Games with Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar clinching the top honors in the men's pair event in Jakarta on Saturday. 60-year-old Pranab and 56-year-old Shibhnath finished at the top after scoring 384 points in the finals. Another Indian pair of Sumit Mukherjee and Debabrata Majumder finished at the ninth place.
Chinese pair won the silver medal
The Chinese pair of Lixin Yang and Gang Chen won the silver with a score of 378 and the Indonesian combination of Henky Lasut and Freddy Eddy Manoppo bagged the bronze scoring 374.
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore congratulates the duo on winning gold
INDIA HITS A GOLD AGAIN!— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) September 1, 2018
India goes for GOLD again! Kudos to our Bridge Men's pair of Pranab Bardhan Shibnath Dey Sarkar for bagging India's 15th GOLD at the #AsianGames2018. Good Job Guys! The country salutes your achievement 🇮🇳✌🏻🎉 #KheloIndia #IndiaAtAsianGames pic.twitter.com/5iRFYODIgj