India produces best ever show in wushu, clinches 4 medals

JAKARTA: All the four Indian wushu players lost their semifinal bouts to settle for bronze medals today but ensured that the country produced its best ever performance in the Asian Games.

Naorem Roshibini Devi, Santosh Kumar, Surya Bhanu Partap Singh and Narender Grewal lost their Sanda event semifinal bouts but in the process gave the Indian team an unprecedented four medals in the Asian Games.

Before this edition, India had taken part in the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Asian Games and this four medal haul has been the best so far. In 2014 Incheon, India had won two bronze, with Grewal clinching one in men’s Sanda 60kg.

Thus for Grewal, today’s bronze is his second medal in the Asian Games. (AGENCIES)