Haiyang, June 19: Indian women's basketball team Tuesday defeated hosts China to win the gold medal at the third Asian Beach Games here in east China's Shandong province.
The Indians prevailed over their Chinese counterparts 17-14 in the final. China got off to a good start, leading by 11-10. But the Indians pounced and went on a scoring spree, which helped them secure the victory.
Meanwhile, the Philippines took home a bronze medal after beating Mongolia 16-15. IANS