Have Apologised for the Sake of the Nation: Sarita Devi to NDTV

Sarita Devi lost a controversial bout to Korea's Ji Na park in the semis of the 57-60kg women's boxing category of the Asian Games.

updated: October 03, 2014 22:38 IST
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File photo of Indian boxer Sarita Devi.


Sarita Devi, who won a bronze in the 57-60kg category in the Asian Games said she apologised because she felt her country should not suffer as a result of her actions. (Highlights)

"I apologised for the sake of my nation. What I did on the podium shouldn't affect my teammates," she said.

In an exclusive interview to NDTV, Sarita Devi said that Ji Na Park had told her on the podium that she was the deserved winner of the match.

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