India bag five PAG medals

India bag five PAG medals
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India opened its Para Asian Games PAG campaign in style by bagging two silver and three bronze medals on the opening day

Jakarta: India opened its Para Asian Games (PAG) campaign in style by bagging two silver and three bronze medals on the opening day.

The men's badminton team opened the country's medal account after narrowly losing to Malaysia 1- 2 in the semifinals to settle for a bronze.

In the 49 kg men's powerlifting event, Farman Basha claimed the silver and Paramjeet Kumar won the bronze.

The gold went to Pia Laophalkdee of Laos for his effort of 133 kg.

Farman lifted 128 kg while Paramjeet had 127 kg.

The medals continued to come India's way as swimmers Devanshi Satijawon picked up a silver in women's 100 metre butterfly in S-10 category and Suyash Jadhav clinched the bronze in the men's 200 metre individual medley in SM-7 category.

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