The Indian quartet of Lovely Choubey (lead), Pinki (second), Nayanmoni Saikia (third) and Rupa Rani Tirkey (slip) beat South Africa 17-10 in the women’s fours final.
It was India’s maiden final appearance in the women’s fours format of the competition.
It is Indian contingent’s fourth gold and first outside the weightlifting arena.
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— Team India (@WeAreTeamIndia) 1659446922000
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The Indian team led 8-2 at one stage but the South African team comprising Thabelo Muvhango (lead), Bridget Calitz (second), Esme Kruger (third) and Johanna Snyman (skip) made it 8-8 to spice up the contest.
The Indians though kept their nerves to pull away in the last three rounds.