Indian teams clinch Asian Kho Kho championship title

Posted on:12 Apr 2016 17:54:24
Indian teams clinch Asian Kho Kho championship title
12 April 2016 Current Affairs: India's men's and women's teams have won both the category’s championship titles at the third Asian Kho-Kho championship organised in Indore. In both the finals, the hosts scored victory against Bangladesh teams. The women’s side won 26-16 while the men won 26-17.In the men’s final, India scored an 11-point victory (27-16) over their Bangladeshi counterparts.In the women’s final, India won the title by 10 points (26-16) against Bangladesh.Malti scored three points while Diksha and Aishwarya scored two points each from the winning team. Nepal clinched the third position. Sarika Kale won the match winner award.The Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar along with Asian Kho Kho Association secretary Qazi Rau-uddin Ahmed Choupal, Indian Olympic Association secretary Rajiv Mehta have felicitated winners at the event. Sarika Kale won the women’s match-winner title, while counterpart Aniket Pote won the men’s prize. Each player was awarded with Rs. 51,000. The three-day championship was organised at a newly-constructed state-of-the-art indoor kho-kho stadium in Indore.

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