To start wid,Abhinav Bindra won a gold medal for India at the Olympics.He won the 10m air rifle event for India’s first-ever individual Olympic gold.Credit should also go to the Mittals Champions Trust; who sponsored him.
Saina Nehwal entered the quarterfinals ,though later lost to lost to Indonesia’s Maria Kristin Yulianti.Our boxers are also doing well. A L Lakra lost to the Uzbek,but gave everything in that fight.
In football,India qualified for the 2011 Asian Cup finals in Qatar,by beating Tajikistan in the AFC Challenge Cup final.Sunil Chetri’s hat-trick gave India the entry.
Well ,no need to talk abt Cricket after their shameful defeat .
India entered into the finals of AFC Challenge Cup football tournament with a late goal by Sunil Chetri to beat Myanmar 1-0.It seems Indian players are enjoying the unplayable conditions here in Hyderabad.
Chetri scored the important goal in the 82nd minute of the semifinal match with a fine header.Baichung played his role by setting up the goal and chetri did the finishing.Although he missed two chances in the first half,but later scored this great header.India will now face Tajikistan who beat DPR Korea.India will be eyeing the cup,to make it to the 2011 AFC Cup.
AFC Challene ’08: India beat Turkmenistan 2 – 1 To enter the semi finals.Baichung scored both goals.He just proved y is he the best football player in India.At 31 he still has the zeal to perform for the country.The slushy ground conditions made it worse for the turkmenistan players.Indian players wid their new jersey missed many chances though.As a football fan,we still hav to wrk hard to make a mark.But we are on the right track.Today’s match ,our defence was too good.