Asian Games 2023 Highlights: It's weekend today, but Indian sports players are all focused to pump up India's performance in the ongoing Asian Games competition in Hanghzou China. So far, India have won a total of 38 medals.
Notably, more than half of the gold medals came from shooting (6), and one from cricket and equestrian each. India will script history, as Indian badminton team is all set to compete for its first-ever Gold in Asian Games on Sunday.
India's star player, Aditi Ashok, won silver in golf on Sunday. Indian shooters are also expected to bring medals for the country today.
Other than badminton, two-time boxing world champion Nikhat Zareen, will be in action today to confirm her place in women's 50 kg final. One medal is already assured from her side.
Olympic medallist Avinash Mukund Sable will spell his charm in athletics as he will compete in the men's 3000m steeplechase final. Other than this, Murali Sreeshankar and Jeswin Aldrin will compete in men's long jump.
Track Asian Games LIVE medal tally here.
India wins 2 bronze in speed skating 3000 m relay; draws blank in Canoe, Kayak, Kurash.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: World Championship bronze medallist boxer Parveen Hooda on 1 October assured India of a medal and also grabbed a Paris Olympic quota by moving into the 57kg semifinals, however Nikhat Zareen bowed out in the semifinals at the Asian Games. Read More
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: It was a great day for India as India's medal tally reached 53 with 13 gold medals, 21 silver medals and 19 bronze medals.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: With an abundance of medals and a touch of controversy, today undoubtedly marked the most eventful day for Indian athletes at these Asian Games so far. Ultimately, the athletics team and nearly every competitor aiming for gold came through. A total of 13 medals were added to India's overall count today alone. Parveen secured one in the women's 57kg boxing category. Among these, there were two gold medals, an impressive seven silver medals, and three bronze medals. That's all for now, but stay tuned for an extensive coverage of today's events, especially the unusual circumstances surrounding Jyothi Yarraji's race, as we delve deeper into the details.
In the final showdown, Weng proved to be overwhelmingly superior to Manjunath. He suffered a resounding defeat with scores of 21-12 and 21-4. Remarkably, China managed to stage a remarkable comeback, overcoming a 2-0 deficit in the overall tie to claim victory with a 3-2 scoreline and secure the coveted gold medal. Nevertheless, this marks a momentous occasion in history, as it signifies the inaugural achievement of a medal for the Indian men's badminton team at the Asian Games, a remarkable silver medal to be precise.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: The situation for the Indian team is quite unfavorable. Dhruv and Sai experienced a significant setback, losing their match with a score of 6-21, 15-21. Additionally, Mithun Manjunath is currently struggling, trailing 13-1 in the second game after a 21-12 defeat in the first game against Weng Hongyang. What's noteworthy is that China has managed to recover from a 2-0 deficit and appears to be on a smooth path to victory at this juncture.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: We've received a recent development regarding the contentious situation. It appears that Wu has indeed been excluded from the competition, and as a result, Jyothi's medal has been elevated to a silver. This information is derived from the official Asian Games website. While we await confirmation during today's medal ceremonies for the women's 800m hurdles, the website's statement is unequivocal and holds official status.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: The competition has concluded, with Yarraji finishing in third place, resulting in a one-two victory for China, as Wu secured the second position. However, the fate of Yarraji and Wu's medals remains uncertain, as their performances are still being closely examined. In the meantime, Nithya Ramraj finished in the eighth and final position.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: India has won 50 medals so far as of October 1 at the Asian Games 2023 which include 13 gold medals, 19 silver medals and 18 bronze medals.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: Quite a superbly timed race which all came good in the last lap for the two Indians. Johson, who had won gold at Jakarta 2018, has won a second consecutive medal at the Asian Games here.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: Harmilan Bains finishes second in women's 1500m and takes silver medal. Bahrain's Winfred Mutile Yavi wins gold.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: AND THAT'S IT! Tolo registers 19.83m in his last throw and he has defender his Asian Games gold medal. Toor wins a second consecutive Asiad gold with a best throw of 20.36m, Tolo is second with a best throw of 20.18m and China's Yang Liu is third with 19.97m.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: Avinash Sable has cantered his way to a gold. There was no competition for him. Sable established miles between himself and the rest of the field towards the end of the race. He manages a time of 8:19:53.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: Lakhsya Sen wins the first match two sets to one! He was five points down at the interval in the second and from there, he has gone on to win 21-18. Extraordinary and India now lead the defending champions and hosts 1-0.
Asian Games 2023 Day 8 Live Updates: Nikhat Zareen's campaign in women's 50kg comes to an end in the semifinal. She loses to Chuthamat Raksat of Thailand 3-2.
Indian shooter Darius Kynan Chenai has secured a Bronze medal for India at the men's trap individual final of the 19th Asian Games. China Ying Qi won the gold medal with 46 points while Kuwait's Talat Alrashidi won the silver medal with 45 points while Chenai wast third with 32 points.
Aditi Ashok missed out on the opportunity to get a gold medal for India on Sunday and had to eventually make do with a silver medal. She said, “I do think it means something for golf, and hopefully, it gets more support and recognition back home in India…Even the women's team, I think we finished fourth, one position off from a medal, and that's all positive."
"These type of events are so different from regular golf tournaments. Just being able to have a good performance, living in the athletes' village, playing on a course I've never played before … hopefully having this experience will translate to something good (in Paris), too," the golfer added.
Indian men's badminton team have faced a major setback with in form player HS Prannoy set to miss the final on Sunday after he suffered an injury, reported Olympics.com. Prannoy has been replaced by Mithun Manjunathan for the men's singles clash against China scheduled for 2:30 PM IST.
India have had the better of arch-rivals Pakistan at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. The Indian hockey and squash teams both beat the Pakistanis at this year's Asian Games, with the latter even winning the coveted gold medal.
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Boxer Parveen Hooda assured that India wins another medal at 19th Asian Games after her victory against Uzbek Sitora Turdibekova at the Women's 57kg event quarterfinals.
Indian boxer Parveen Hooda is competing against Uzbekistan's Sitora Turdibekova in the quarterfinal of the Women’s 57kg event at Hangzhou Asian Games, 2023.
The 23-year-old boxer had made her way in the last eight in Hangzhou by defeating China's Xu Zichum in 5:0 on Friday.
Asian Games LIVE Updates: Unlike women's golf, India failed to perform well in men's golf event. India's Anirban Lahiri is currently tied at 12th, Khalin Joshi is T27, SSP Chowrasia is 29th, Shubhankar Sharma is 32nd.
Asian Games LIVE Updates: Indian trio of Prithviraj Tondaiman, Kynan Chenai, and Zoravar Singh Sandhu clinched gold medal in men's trap shooting at Asian Games on Sunday.
Asian Games 2023 day 8 LIVE Updates: Indian shooters won silver medal in women's trap team. The team of Rajeshwari Kumari, Keer Manisha and Preeti Rajak bag 337 points in total. With this, they finish ahead of Kazakhstan (334) and behind China (355).
Asian Games LIVE Updates: With an incredible performance from Kynan Darius Chenai, India's score stood at 361 in men's trap team event on Sunday. With this, India has secured another gold medal in shooting.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE: Indian athlete Jyothi Yarraji failed to qualify for the final of the women’s 200m event after she finished third in her heat with timings of 23.78 seconds at the Hangzhou Asian Games on Sunday.
Asian Games LIVE: India took lead position after an impressive performance by Prithviraj Tondaiman in men's Trap team event. India is now on the gold medal position.
Asian Games 2023 day 8 LIVE Updates: India's Aditya Dhopaokar's campaign in men's 81kg kurash ended after he lost to Afghanistan's S Hassan Baiqara Rasooli on Sunday.
Asian Games 2023 day 8: India's Dipika Pallikal, Harinder Pal won against South Korea's Hwayeong Eum, Jaejin Yoo in their mixed doubles squash Pool A fixture by 2-0.
Asian Games 2023: Indian shooter Manisha Kheer is currently the highest-ranked Indian in shooting. Currently, India at bronze medal position in team event.
Asian Games LIVE Updates: India's Jyothi Surekha Vennam, rose hopes for another medal in Asian Games. Vennam scored 355 in the first half and is also currently at the top in qualification.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE Updates: India's Aditya Sanjay Dhopaokar lost in men's 81 kg kurash round of 16 fixtures. He lost to Afghanistan's Hassan Baiqara Rasooli.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE Updates: Amlan Borgohain showed a good performance to qualify for men's 200m final. He finished third in his heat by completing the race in 21.08 sec.
Asian Games LIVE Updates: Aditi Ashok maintains her lead in gold in Asian Games competition. However, competition has grown intense during the 9th and 10th holes.
Indian athelete Jyothi Yarraji missed out on qualifying for the women's 200m final. She finished third in her heat with a timing of 23.78.
Asian Games 2023: Soniya Devi finishes at fourth position in the women's kayak single 500m heats. Now, she has entered in the semifinals.
Asian Games 2023: Swapna Barman and Nandini Agasara from India are competing in the ongoing women Heptathlon Long Jump competition at Asian Games on Sunday.
Indians are placed sixth in men’s synchronised 3m springboard with a score of 279.87.
Hangzhou Asian Games 2023: India have defeated Pakistan 10-2 in the Men's Hockey Pool A match.
Kidambi Srikanth forces the men's team badminton semifinals into the decider.
With both Korea and India at 2-2, Srikanth concedes the opening game 12-21 against Cho Geonyeop, but wins the second game 21-16.
The third game is underway.
Men’s Team: 205.98, Rank 2
Mixed Team: 178.62, Rank 4
Women’s Team:69.1, Rank 7
India lead 4-0 against Pakistan after the end of first-half of the men's hockey Pool A encounter.
Nishant Dev goes down against Japan’s Sewonrets Quincy Mensah in the men's 71kg boxing quarterfinals.
Sewonrets Quincy Mensah beats Nishant 5-0.
India loses to Chinese Taipei in the women’s 3x3 basketball quarterfinals 10-21.
Kartik Kumar and Gulveer Singh produce a superb show in men's 10,000m final as they win silver and the bronze medal respectively.
Bahrain's Birhanu Yemataw Balew finished at the top, clocking 28:13.62
Kartik Kumar finished second, clocking 28:15.38
Gulveer Singh finished third, clocking 28:17.21
India's Dhruv Kapila and Arjun Ramachandran Madathil lose the opening game 16-21 against Kim Wonho and Na Sungseung.
India, however, are leading 2-1 in the semifinal match with both the wins coming in the singles category.
Indian men’s team drew with Uzbekistan 2.0-2.0.
Indian women’s team defeats Vietnam 2.5-0.5
London Singh and Siddharth Pardeshi are placed sixth after round four of the men's synchronised 3m springboard final. They have a total of 169.17 points. China, who are leading the charts, have accumulated 267.18 points.
Bindyarani failed to lift 83kg in her second attempt, which comes as a huge blow since the DPR Korean lifters had already registered successful lifts over 90kg.
She manages to lift 83kg in her third and final snatch attempt.
A few unforced error by Sutirtha Mukherjee and Ayhika Mukherjee, which leads to China win the third game 11-5.
India are still in the lead. IND 2-1 CHN
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