Indian wushu team win 5 medals in the 8th Sanda World Cup

India wushu team bagged an impressive five medals, including four silver and one bronze, in the eighth Sanda World Cup.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:November 7, 2016 2:58 pm
santhoi-devi-rtrs-m Y Sanathoi Devi won the silver after losing in the final of 52kg category against Luan Zhang . (Source: File)

India wushu team has bagged an impressive five medals, including four silver and one bronze, in the eighth Sanda World Cup held at Xian, China from November 4 to 6.

The event witnessed participation from 80 best Sanda players of 13th World Wushu Championship 2015. India were represented by five players, according to information received.

Arjuna Awardee and world silver medalist Y Sanathoi Devi won the silver for India after losing in the final of 52kg category against China’s Luan Zhang .

The other silver medallist for India were Uchit Sharma who lost to Arnel Mandal of Philinpies in the 52kg finals, Suraya Bhanu Pratap Singh (60kg) and Monika (56kg). Pooja Kadian (75kg) secured the lone bronze medal.