Joshna Bags Gold At SAG


Guwahati: Indian squash ace Joshna Chinappa produced a resilient performance to clinch the gold medal at the 12th South Asian Games after defeating Pakistani rival Maria Toorpakai Wazir in the women’s individual event here on Monday.

The world number 14 recovered from a set down to claim a thrilling 10-12, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7 win over Wazir at the R G Baruah Sports Complex.

Meanwhile, Nasir Iqbal of Pakistan won the gold while compatriot Farhan Zaman bagged the Silver in the men’s squash competition.