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Equestrian: India women claim historic bronze on debut

Source: PTI
September 25, 2022 21:57 IST
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The Indian Equestrian team won a historic bronze medal on debut at the Women's International Tent Pegging Championship at Wadi Rum in Jordan.


The Indian team comprised Ritika Dahia, Priyanka Bhardwaj and Khushi Singh.

In all, 14 countries competed and the Indian team made its presence felt on debut, finishing with 136 points behind gold medal winners South Africa (170.5) and the second-placed Oman (146), according to a release issued by Equestrian Federation of India.

On day one of the competition, captain Dahiya and Bhardwaj competed in the individual and pairs lance event. The team was lying seventh by the end of competition on Day 1.

India competed in individual and team sword events and claimed second position with 24 points on the second day. In the individual event, Khushi Singh bagged first position with 18 points.

With a good performance on the second day, India jumped to fourth position in the overall table.

The team competed in the ring, peg and sword event on the third day and finished second.

The consistent good show pushed India to overall third position for a historic bronze on debut at the International Tent Pegging Federation event.

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