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Golden double for Karmakar on debut

DNMUM270881 | 3/6/2013 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :216

Hosts India win seven medals at first ever Asian Para-Cycling Championship

New Delhi: Prasanta Karmakar, the para-swimmer-turned-cyclist, made a golden debut at the first ever Asian Para-Cycling Championships winning two gold medals at the Buddha International Circuit here on Tuesday.
India bagged three silvers and two bronze to take the medals tally to seven.
Karmakar, competing in MC 5 class of the Individual Time Trial, clocked 16:55.860 seconds to outwit his teammate Sachin Verma, who finished in 17:15.590 seconds in 10 km event. The two Indian riders also competed in the 40 km Individual Road Race with Karmakar striking gold, followed by Verma. While Karmakar finished with a timing of 1:13.31 seconds, Verma clocked 1:14.31 seconds.
"It was my first experience as a cyclist. I never expected to d
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