Nepal secures bronze medal in Asian games

The Nepali women's kabaddi team, despite losing to India in the semifinal match, has secured a bronze medal.  

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Kathmandu: The Nepali women’s kabaddi team faced a defeat against India in the semifinal match during the ongoing Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, on Friday.

Despite the loss, Nepal secured a bronze medal.

The Nepali women, who had a chance at winning gold, were defeated by India in the semi-final with a score of 61-17 on Friday. Nepal had advanced to the semifinals as the first runner-up in Group B, while India secured their spot in the semi-final as the winners of Group A. 

In the sport of kabaddi, all four semifinalists are guaranteed medals. This is the first-ever participation of Nepali women in kabaddi at the Asian Games.