Asian Games: Indian Men's Badminton Team Knocked Out

There was no revenge for the Thomas Cup defeat as Indian men were once again humbled by their South Korean opponents - this time in the Asian Games.

updated: September 20, 2014 13:32 IST
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India's Kashyap Parupalli, left, falls after returning a shot to South Korea's Lee Hyunil, right, during the Men's Badminton team round of 16 match at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.

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Incheon: The Indian men's badminton team lost to South Korea 0-3 in the pre-quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here on Saturday. (Complete coverage of Asian Games 2014)

Doubles pair of B. Sumeeth Reddy-Manu Attri, Kidambi Srikanth and recently-crowned Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap, all lost their matches against the host nation. (China, India crash Korea's shooting party)

Srikanth, up against world No.7 Son Wan-ho, lost his match 14-21, 8-21 while the team of Reddy-Attri found the going hard against world No.1 pair of Yoo Yeon Seong-Lee Yong Dae, losing 12-21, 9-21 in an encounter which lasted just 35 minutes. (All the action from Asian Games - Day 1)

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