Asiad: Mehta wins bronze for India in snooker

Written by: Abdul Nisar
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Asian Games 2010
Guangzhou, Nov 20: India added another medal to its Asian Games medal tally by winning a bronze in men's snooker singles event on Saturday, Nov 20.

Aditya Mehta won bronze after losing to Chun Marco Fu Ka of Hong Kong 1-4 in the semifinals. He scored 20-62 7-60 68-55 15-59 21-71 to settle for bronze behind Marco Fu Ka.

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"We were eyeing a gold in the snooker singles after Aditya reached the semifinals, but nevertheless we are happy that at least he won a bronze medal for the country. With this medal, we bettered our Doha edition's performance where we had won three medals (gold, silver and bronze each)," said Team manager Ravi Tandon.

Earlier on the day, Indian men team won a silver in golf and India hockey team defeated Pakistan to enter semi-finals of the event.

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