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Commonwealth Games: Indian cyclists disappoint in qualifiers

Indian cyclists finished on a disappointing note in all three qualifying events which they participated at the Commonwealth Games

Published: 05th April 2018 02:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th April 2018 02:34 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

GOLD COAST: Indian cyclists finished on a disappointing note in all three qualifying events which they participated at the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.

In the men's Team Sprint qualifying, the trio of Ranjit Singh, Sahil Kumar and Sanuraj Sanandaraj finished at the penultimate seventh spot with an overall timing of 46.174 seconds. 

New Zealand and England will fight out for the gold medal in the event.

In the women's Team Sprint, the duo of Deborah Herold and Aleena Reji consumed 35.309 seconds to finish a disappointing last spot after the Canadian team was disqualified. Australia and New Zealand will battle it out for the gold medal in the event.

Earlier, the Indian women's cycling team failed to qualify in the track 4,000 metre Team Pursuit event.

The team, with Deborah Herold, Amritha Reghunath, Sonali Chanu, Aleena Reji and Monorama Devi finished fifth in 5:05.668 seconds.

Australia and New Zealand will fight for gold in the event.



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