Manika Batra becomes first Indian woman to win medal in Asian Cup Table Tennis tournament.

  • Indian table tennis player Manika Batra defeats world number 6 Hina Hayata of Japan in the Asian Cup 2022 women’s singles bronze medal match on 19th November, 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • With the win, Manika Batra became the first Indian woman to win a medal in the Asian Cup table tennis tournament.
  • It was also India’s third medal in the continental event, with Chetan Babar winning the silver in 1997 and the bronze in 2000.
  • The Asian Cup table tennis tournament is an annual competition organized by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) and the Asian Table Tennis Federation.
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