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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu hits a return shot against Chen Yu Fei of China during the women's singles match at the World Tour Finals in Guangzhou in south China's Guangdong province.

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Pusarla V. Sindhu of India holds the winner's trophy after beating Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in their women's badminton singles final at the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province.

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Pusarla V. Sindhu of India reacts while competing against Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in their women's badminton singles final at the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province.

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A woman holds on to her pet as they evacuate from flood waters caused by Typhoon Hato and the tide in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province.

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A man paddles a kayak along a flooded street caused by Typhoon Hato in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province. Thousands of people were evacuated from parts of the mainland coast ahead of the storm's arrival, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported.

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President Pranab Mukherjee visits the Pazhou Convention Centre Jetty for Boat Cruise in Guangzhou, China.

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Indian Consulate General in Guangzhou, K Nagaraj Naidu addressing the Indian community gathered to celebrate Independence Day in Guangzhou.

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INDIA FINISH SIXTH WITH 14 GOLDS (64 medals) at the Guangzhou Asiad, an athletics resurgence helping out. China took no prisoners:197 gold, over 400 medals.

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Boxers Dinesh, Marykom and Suranjoy share a light moment at Guangzhou airport.

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Asian Gold medalist, India's Vijender Singh, (3rd R) alongwith other boxers pose for a photograph at Guangzhou airport.

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Women 4X400m relay gold medalists pose with their medals on their arrival at IGI airport in New Delhi.

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Kabaddi team, Asian gold medalists, travel on board Guangzhou-New Delhi flight.

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Athletes Mandeep Kaur (L), Manjit Kaur (C) and A C Ashwini display their winning medals on their arrival at IGI Airport in New Delhi.

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Athlete A.C. Ashwini poses with the winning medals after she arrives at IGI airport in New Delhi.

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The Haixinsha Square being illuminated for the closing ceremony of the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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China's players celebrate with their gold medals during the victory ceremony for the women's volleyball at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. China defeated South Korea in the final.

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Indian pugilist Vijender Singh shows his gold medal after he won in the men's 75kg boxing final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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India's Rajender Singh competes in the men's javelin throw during the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Indian players of kabaddi celebrate after winning gold during the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China

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India's Sahana Kumar competes in the women's high jump event of the 16th Asian Games 2010 at Aoti Main Stadium in Guangzhou, China.

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India's Vijender Singh (right) celebrates after defeating Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov in the men's 64kg boxing final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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India's Preeja Sreedharan and Kavita Raut celebrate after winning silver and bronze in the women's 5000m at the Aoti Main Stadium during the 16th Asian Games at Guangzhou in China.

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India's Preeja Sreedharan (Silver) and Kavita Raut (Bronze) show their medals they won in the women's 5000m at the Aoti Main Stadium during the 16th Asian Games at Guangzhou in China.

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Ashwini Akkunji, Sini Jose, Mandeep Kaur and Manjeet Kaur celebrate after winning gold in the women's 4x400 metre relay during the 16th Asian Games 2010 at Aoti Main Stadium in Guangzhou, China.

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Thailand's Chonlada Chaiprapan is taken down by India's Sanahanbi Devi Kangabam, left, and Bai V Tejeswini during the women's kabbadi final at the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. India won the match to take the gold medal.

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Indian pugilist Vijender Singh celebrates with his coach and officials after beating Iran's Mohammad Sattarpour during the semifinal bout of the men's 75kg category boxing event of the 16th Asian Games at Foshan Gymnasium in Gunagzhou, China.

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India's Tarundep Rai takes aim during the men's individual archery event of the 16th Asian Games at Aoti Archery Rance in Gunagzhou, China.

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Indian pugilist Mary Kom (Red) looks dejected as China's Ren Cancan is declared winner after their semifinal bout of the women's 51kg category boxing event of the 16th Asian Games at Foshan Gymnasium in Gunagzhou, China.

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SK Devvarman, right, wipes his eyes after winning the men's singles tennis final against Denis Istomin, left, of Uzbekistan, during the medal ceremony at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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SK Devvarman celebrate after winning the men's singles tennis final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Somdev Devvarman celebrate after winning the men's singles tennis final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Somdev today created history by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal in the men's singles tennis event of the Asian Games after outplaying top seed and world number 44 Denis Istomin 6-1 6-2 in the lop-sided summit clash.

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Taiwan's Hsiao Mei Yu celebrate with her gold medal after winning the women's individual road cycling race at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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South Korea's Won Woo Young (left) and China's Wang Jingzhi (right) dual in the men's team epée fencing finals at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Tennis players Sania Mirza and Vishnu Vardhan celebrate after winning a point against Chinese Taipei during the final match of Mixed Doubles tennis event of the 16th Asian Games, in Guangzhou.

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China's Shi Tingmao (top) and Wang Han compete in in the women's synchronized three meter springboard diving final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. China won the gold medal.

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Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh celebrate after winning gold medal in the Men's Doubles Tennis event of the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Rahul Banerjee, Mangal Singh Champia and J Talukdar display their medals as they pose for pictures after winning bronze medal in men's team archery event of 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Gold medallist pair Somdev Devvarman (R) and Sanam Singh pose for pictures during the medal ceremony of the Men's Doubles Tennis event of the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Somdev Devvarman reacts after winning the men's singles quarterfinals over China's Zhang Ze during the 16th Asian Games at Aoti Tennis Centre in Guangzhou, China.

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Tennis player Sania Mirza reacts after losing the semifinal match to Uzbekistans Akgul Amuanmuradova at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou.

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INDIAN GOLD WINNERS IN 16TH ASIAN GAMES.

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(From L) India's bronze medalists Mansher Singh, Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Zoravar Singh Sandhu during a medal ceremony for the men's trap team shooting event of the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Hong Kong's Alex Hunter, right, leads Japan's Akifumi Sakamoto, center, and Zhao Zhiyang, left, during their qualifying run in the Men's BMX competition at the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Gold medalist Tang Bin of China, center, silver medalist Shin Yeong Eun of South Korea, right, and bronze medalist Zarrina Mihaylova of Uzbekistan stand during the medals ceremony for the women's single sculls final during the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou.

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Gold medalist Barjang Lai Takhar, of India, center, stands on the podium with silver medalist Wang Ming Hui of Taiwan, left, and bronze medalist Haeider Hamarasheid of Iraq during the medals ceremony for the men's single sculls rowing final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou.

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Bajrang Lal Takhar of India celebrate with the gold medal he won in the men's single sculls rowing final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Bronze medalists Pratima Puhana, left and Pramila Prava Minz of India celebrate after the women's pair rowing at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Bajrang Lal Takhar of India celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's single sculls rowing final during the medals ceremony at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou.

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16th asian games medals tally.

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Shuttler Saina Nehwal in action against Hong Kong's Yip Py during the quarterfinal match of the women's singles badminton event of 16th Asian Games at Tianhe Gymnasium in Guangzhou, China.

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Cheer leaders perform during the Beach Volleyball competitions at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Volleyball teams participating in the event have complained that the cheerleaders are distracting and 'effecting' their performance.

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Hostesses perform prior to the start of the swimming's evening session, at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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A young fan of Chinese shooters during the 16th Asian Games at Aoti Shooting Range in Guangzhou, China.

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China's Ye Shi Wen dives as she takes the start on her way to win the women's 200m Individual Medley final, at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Shooter Vijay Kumar posing for a picture after winning bronze in men's 25m center fire pistol event of the 16th Asian Games at Aoti Shooting Range in Guangzhou, China.

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Shooter Gagan Narang (C) competes in men's 50m rifle 3 position event of the 16th Asian Games at Aoti Shooting Range in Guangzhou, China.

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Indian shooter Gagan Narang competes in men's 50m rifle 3 position event of the 16th Asian Games at Aoti Shooting Range in Guangzhou, China. Gagan missed out on a medal by a whisker on the sixth day of competitions in the 16th Asian Games.

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Guangzhou: Manjeet Singh, Rajesh Kumar Yadav, Satish Joshi, Lokesh Kumar pose for pictures at the medal ceremony after winning silver in men's light weight rowing event of 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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A medal bearer faints during a medal presentation ceremony for the women's 1,000-meter dragon boat race at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Shoahib Malik applaud for Sania Mirza playing against Hongkong's Chan Wing Yau Veni during the first round of women's singles tennis event of 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China

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Sania Mirza returns the ball to Hongkong's Chan Wing Yau Veni during the first round of women's singles tennis event of 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Sania won the match 6-1, 6-0.

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Sania Mirza keeps her eye on the ball during her women's singles tennis match against Chan Wing Yau Venise of Hong Kong at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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India's Ashish Kumar waves from the podium after receiving a bronze medal in the men's floor exercise at the gymnastics at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Ashish Kumar shows his Bronze medal in men's floor exercise at the gymnastics event of 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Indian swimmer Virdhawal Vikram Khande reacts after the men's 50m butterfly event of 16th Asian Games at Guangzhou in China. Khande won bronze in the event.

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Indian swimmer Virdhawal Vikram Khande (R) shows his bronze medal won in the men's 50m butterfly event of 16th Asian Games as he stands in the podium with gold medallist Jiawei of China and silver medallist Jmasayuki Kishida during the medal ceremony, in Guangzhou, China.

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Tibetan exiles shout slogans against the 2010 Asian Games being held in Guangzhou, China during a protest in New Delhi.

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China's Wang Shixian celebrates during the women's Badminton team final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. China won the gold medal.

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Gold medalist Pankaj Advani, second left, silver medalist Oo Nay Thaway of Myanmar, left, bronze medalists Peter Edward Gilchrist of Singapore, second right, and Oo Kyaw Oo of Myanmar pose during the awarding ceremony for the men's English Billiards Singles at the 16th Asian Games held in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province.

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Pankaj Advani shows his gold medal during the awarding ceremony for the men's English Billiards Singles at the 16th Asian Games held in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province.

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Nodira Burkhankhodjaeva of Uzbekistan serves during her women's singles Table Tennis match at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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