The Indian duo lost in the mixed doubles semi-finals 9-11, 5-11, 13-11, 4-11, 8-11 against the Chinese pair of Yingsha Sun and Chuqin Wangin in a one-sided contest which lasted just 39 minutes to settle for the bronze medal.
This is India’s second medal in table tennis at the Asian Games after the men’s team, which also saw Sharath Kamal in action, bagged the bronze medal after going down 0-3 in the men’s team semi-finals against South Korea.
Manika Batra and Achanta Sharath fought hard but ultimately they lost to the Chinese pair. They bagged a historic medal for India.
A huge round of applause for the Indian Doubles table tennis team. Manika Batra is the 1st female Asiad medallist from India in Table Tennis.
Congratulations to both for securing the bronze medal in the mixed table tennis.
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