Jakarta: India’s male and female cycling team lost in the respective team sprinting events on the ninth day of the 18th Asian Games here. Both teams were eliminated in the qualification round on Monday.
The women team finished seventh with 35.305 seconds and missed the spot in the final. In the qualification round, a total of eight teams participated, the top two teams will compete in the finals with a gold medal and the remaining two teams will compete for the bronze medal.
On the other hand, the men’s team was ninth, with a total of 10 teams participating in the qualification round. India finished the race in 46.862 seconds. In the men’s event, the top two teams will face the gold medal in the final and the rest of the two teams for the bronze medal.