It was a poor day for India(not in picture) in taekwondo © Getty Images
It was a poor day for India(not in picture) in taekwondo © Getty Images

Incheon: Sep 30, 2014

India’s Latika Bhandari and Jasvant lost their taekwondo quarterfinal bouts at the 17th Asian Games on  Tuesday. Latika went down 1-13 to South Korean Jeongyeon Yoon in the quarterfinal of women’s 53kg. Latika was no match for her superior South Korean opponent at the Ganghwa Dolmens Gymnasium.

Jeongyeon won the first round 3-0 and opened up a 4-0 lead after the second. She came down heavily on Latika in the third and the final round winning it 9-1. In the men’s 74kg quarterfinal, Jasvant went down tamely 0-8 to Iranian Masoud Hajizavareh. The first round ended with both the fighters getting any points but in the second round Hajizavareh showed some fine skills to get five points and bagged three more in the final round.