Bridge: India’s U-31 team wins bronze at World Youth C’ship in Holland

Veldhoven (The Netherlands), Aug 8 (PTI) India’s U-31 team signed off with a bronze medal at the recently concluded World Youth Bridge Championship.

The Indian U-31 team beat Bulgaria to reach the semi-finals but lost narrowly to the eventual winners France. However, it came back strongly to beat China 112-104 in the bronze medal play-off match, the national federation said in a release.

The Indian U-31 team is being led by their coach and non-playing captain Shib Nath Dey Sarkar, who was a gold medal winner at the Jakarta Asian Games in 2018.

The Indian team was represented by 3 pairs namely, Sayantan Kushari-Sagnik Roy, Pritam Das-Souvik Kar, and Swarnashish Chatterjee-Wrik Chakraborty.

Bridge is one of the foremost mind-sports in the world and is also going to be a part of the upcoming Asian Games to be held in China in September this year.

The Indian senior teams will also be competing at the World Championships in Marrakech in Morocco later this month.

Source: PTI News


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