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Bangladesh drawn with India in Asiad kabaddi

  • Published at 02:28 pm August 17th, 2018
Kabaddi
Bangladesh kabaddi players react after training in Jakarta Friday Dhaka Tribune/Shishir Hoque

The group stages of the both the men’s and women’s kabaddi will be held from August 19 to 22

Bangladesh men’s kabaddi team were placed in a tough group in the Asian Games 2018 while the women’s side got a comparatively easier group as the draw was held in Jakarta, Indonesia Friday.

The men in red and green were drawn in Group A with holder India, formidable South Korea, Thailand and Sri Lanka while the women were pitted in Group B alongside Iran, South Korea and Chinese Taipei. The group stages of the both the men’s and women’s kabaddi will be held from August 19 to 22.

Bangladesh have won the highest number of medals at the Asiad in kabaddi. The women’s kabaddi team earned bronze in the previous two editions in China and South Korea.

Men’s kabaddi

Group A: India, Bangladesh, South Korea, Thailand and Sri Lanka

Group B: Iran, Pakistan, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal and Indonesia

Women’s kabaddi

Group A: India, Thailand, Japan, Sri Lanka and Indonesia

Group B: Iran, Bangladesh, South Korea and Chinese Taipei