New Delhi, Oct 10 (CNMSports): India claimed nine medals, including five gold on the opening day of the Track Asia Cup at the IG Stadium Complex Velodrome here on Tuesday.
Ashwin Patil opened India's campaign by winning gold in the 15km Point Race event in the Junior Men category with 29 points.
Ashwin secured five points each in the first four sprints and had an easy win while teammate Naman Kapil took silver with 29 points followed by Hassan of Saudi Arabia who secured bronze with 21 points.
The combination of Sushikala Agashe and Mayuri added another gold to India's tally in the Team Sprint event in the Junior Women category with a time of 37 seconds ahead of compatriots Joyshree and Vaishnavi who clocked 39.544 seconds to secure the silver medal. The bronze went to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).