Kathmandu, October 6
Nepali women have won a bronze medal in kabaddi in the ongoing Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
The women, who had a shot at winning gold, lost to India in the semi-final 61-17 on Friday.
Nepal entered the semifinals as the first runner-up in Group B, while India secured a spot in the semi-final as the winner of Group A. In kabaddi, all four semifinalists are guaranteed medals.
This is the first time Nepali women have taken part in kabaddi in the Asian Games. This is Nepal’s first medal in the ongoing Asian Games.