India's David Beckham Advances To Men's Sprint Quarter-final At Asian Games 2023
India's David Beckham Elkatohchoongo shone in the cycling track, making the quarter-final in men's sprint event at the Asian Games on Wednesday.
India's David Beckham Elkatohchoongo shone in the cycling track, making the quarterfinal in men's sprint event at the Asian Games on Wednesday. On a difficult track of at the CSC Velodrome, David edged out his Kazakhstan rivals Sergey Ponomaryov and Andrey Kazchugay in final repechage to confirm his last-eight place. Earlier in the final heat, David edged out Ponomaryov by 0.188 seconds to make the last-eight. Ronaldo Singh Laitonjam however failed to progress losing to Andrey Chugay of Kazakhstan in the 1/16 final repechage round.
David and Ronaldo had come up with timings of 10.030s and 10.086s to take ninth and 13th positions respectively and make the 1/16 finals.
In women's keirin, India's Shushikala Agashe ( 1.087) finished fifth in her heat to fail to qualify for the semifinals, while Triyasha Paul ( 1.109) narrowly missed qualification after finishing at third spot in her heat.
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