India clinched their eighth continental championships title with an impressive victory in the Asian Kabaddi Championships.
In a thrilling and high-intensity final, the Indian men’s kabaddi team triumphed over Iran with a score of 42-32, successfully defending their Asian Championships title. The match took place on Friday and showcased the team’s exceptional skills and determination.
India’s triumph in the Asian Kabaddi Championships marked their eighth continental championships title.
Team 🇮🇳 Asian CHAMPIONS 🏆!— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) June 30, 2023
With the score of 42-32 in the final match against 🇮🇷, Team 🇮🇳 retains the Asian Kabaddi Championship Title!
Meet our champions which include 6️⃣ #NCOEAthletes from @SAI_Gandhinagar
Kudos to the entire team 🥳
Well played boys👏💪🏻 pic.twitter.com/UzAgnpEuFR
Despite Iran’s aggressive start, the Indian team rose to the occasion and displayed their skills. Captain Pawan Sehrawat played a pivotal role by securing two touch points, leading India to inflict the first All-Out and establish a commanding 10-4 lead.
India maintained a relentless onslaught, continuing to apply pressure on the Iranian team and ultimately securing another All-Out. With a substantial lead of 23-11, India held a commanding position at halftime.
Despite the valiant attempts of Iranian all-rounder Mohammadreza Chiyaneh to rally his team for a comeback, they were unable to withstand the pressure and suffered another All-Out, falling behind with a score of 14-33. India, displaying their unwavering dominance, maintained control of the match and decisively sealed their victory.
The Sports Authority of India expressed their jubilation over Team India’s remarkable performance in the final match against Iran, where they emerged victorious with a score of 42-32. The tweet praised the team’s exceptional skills, commending them for retaining the Asian Kabaddi Championship Title. The Sports Authority of India also extended their congratulations and appreciation to the entire team, acknowledging their outstanding display on the kabaddi court.