Indians added five medals, including a gold through cueist Sourav Kothari, on the 10th day of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Yesterday, Kothari won the gold in men’s English billiards singles as he defeated Praprut Chaithanasakun of Thailand 3-1 in the final.
In tennis, the mixed doubles pair of Vishnu Vardhan and Prarthana Thombare bagged a silver. They lost to the Thai duo of Nuttanon Kadchapanan and Nicha Lertpitaksinchai 7-5 4-6 2-6 in the final.
Wrestlers added three bronze through Sandeep Tomar 61kg and Deepak’s 86kg category men’s freestyle and Pooja Dhanda’s 58kg category women’s freestyle medal.
With 7 gold, 8 silver and 14 bronze, India remained at12th spot in the medals tally with just two days left in the Games.