Indians asserted their supremacy in Kabaddi further as they won Men and Women Titles at Kabaddi Asian Championship 2017 held at Iran. Indian Men defeated Pakistan 36-22 while Women’s team defeated South Korea 42-20. Indian Men had thrashed Pakistan 44-18 at group stage too and finished the championship undefeated. Ajay Thakur led the Indian men’s team while Abhilasha Mhatre led the women’s team. Surjeet and Priyanka were respective vice captains of Men’s and Women’s Champions.
Indian Men defeated South Korea in the semifinals by a margin of 45-29. Earlier Men’s team defeated Afghanistan by a huge margin of 103-25 and Japan by 82-16.
Coach: Rambir Singh Khokar
Squad: Ajay Thakur, Deepak Niwas Hooda, Mahendra Singh Dhaka, Maninder Singh, Mohit Chhillar, Nitin Tomar, Pardeep Narwal, Rahul Chaudhari, Rohit Kumar, Sachin, Sandeep Narwal, Surender Nada, Surjeet, Vishal Bharadwaj
Coach: Sushri Banani Saha
Squad: Abhilasha Mhatre, Kanchan Jyoti Dixit, Kavita, Manpreet Kaur, Maria Monica, Payal Chaudhari, Priyanka, Priyanka Negi, Randeep Kaur Khera, Ritu, Sakshi Kumari, Sayali Uday Jadhav, Shamaa Parveen, Sonia