Karnataka’s Vijay Punjabi and Aishwarya Rao combined well to take the mixed doubles gold on the third day of the Canara Bank National tenpin bowling team championship at the Blu-O Centre here on Thursday.

Aishwarya Rao and Vijay Punjabi accounted for 2308 pinfalls (Aishwarya — 204, 170, 175, 195, 189, 234; Vijay — 163, 203, 188, 209, 186, 182) and clinched the gold.

The result: Mixed Doubles: Vijay Punjabi & Aishwarya Rao (Kar) 2308 pinfalls; 2. Dhruv Sarda & Sugandha Sarda (Del) 2260; 3. Girish Gabba & Prathima Hegde (Kar) 2244. — Special Correspondent

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