The Indian men's volleyball team surprised last year's silver medalist South Korea in a five-set thriller to top the group and advance to the knock-out stage of the Asian Games here on Wednesday. (Highlights)
India won their final Group C match 3-2 (25-27 29-27 25-22 20-25 17-15) after two hours and 38 minutes. (More Sports News)
India, which defeated Cambodia 3-0 on Tuesday, finished first in their group with five points.
Amit Gulia and Ashwal Rai emerged as India's standout performers, assisting their team to numerous vital points.
In the following round, India will face either Chinese Taipei or Mongolia.
India's last medal came in the 1986 edition (bronze). The country finished 12th in the previous tournament in Indonesia.
(With PTI inputs)