Asian Games 2014: Indian Women Riders Disappoint in Equestrian event

Updated: 23 September 2014 20:26 IST

Shruti Vohra and Nadia Haridass finished towards the end of the field in the Equestrian competition of Asian Games 2014.

Asian Games 2014: Indian Women Riders Disappoint in Equestrian event
Support team member watch as India's Nadia Haridass warms up prior to the equestrian dressage team competition at Dream Park. © AFP

Incheon:

Indian women Shruti Vohra and Nadia Haridass finished a disappointing 8th and last respectively in the Women's Dressage Individual Intermediate event at Equestrian competition of the 17th Asian Games, in Incheon on Tuesday.

The event was won by by South Korea's Dongsen Kim while compatriot Youngshik Hwang got the silver. Rischka Gading of Indonesia won the bronze in the event.

Shruti riding a horse named 'Akira' scored an average 69.375% having scored 71.6% in the 'Artistic' round while she could manage only 67.15% in the 'technical' round. Her standing in the two rounds were 9th and 8th respectively.

Nadia Haridass finished 15th and last in the event with a poor score of 60.35 with only 57.9% in the 'Technical Round' while she could score only 62.8% in the 'Artistic' round.

Topics : Equestrian Asian Games 2014
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