Asian Games taekwondo: Jasvant loses in pre-qaurtersBy IANS
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
GUANGZHOU - India’s Jasvant lost a close fight against Indonesian Yulius Fernado 5:6 to bow out of the men’s 74 kg taekwondo event at the Asian Games here Wednesday.
Jasvant was leading for most part of the bout but the Indonesian scored in the dying minutes to turn the match in his favour at the Guangdong Gymnasium.
Earlier in the day, the Indian got the better of Sawatvilay Phimmaosne of Laos 9:7 in the first round.
Latika Bhandari in women’s 53 kg, Shantibala Devi in 57 kg and P. Anand in men’s 80 kg will play their first round bouts Thursday.