Asian Games 2023 Updates: Neha Thakur kickstarts India's medal count for the day by securing a silver medal in sailing, achieving the second position in the girl's dinghy event. This accomplishment contributes to India's total medal count, which now stands at 12.
With competitors engaged in disciplines ranging from boxing and shooting to esports and sailing, India's athletes are prepared for a day of action and challenges. The day starts bright and early at 5:30 AM, as equestrians like Hriday Chheda and Anush Agarwalla compete for medals in the Dressage Prix St-Georges event.
Subsequently, the sharpshooters from both the men's and women's teams will begin their quest for success in the skeet qualification rounds, commencing at 6:30 AM. Concurrently, in the world of fencing, Bhavani Devi is ready to participate in the women's sabre individual event.
India has left a significant impression at the Asian Games 2023, particularly in specific sports, securing a total of 12 medals. Notably, these medals are evenly divided between shooting and rowing, with each sport contributing five medals to India's overall count, while an additional gold medal has been earned in cricket.
Earlier on Monday, at the Hangzhou Asian Games, India achieved the inaugural world record, with a nine-year-old skateboarder capturing hearts.
In the men's 10m air rifle team event, the Indian trio of Divyansh Panwar, Rudrankksh Patil, and Aishwary Tomar dominated the competition, amassing an impressive 1,893.7 points to establish a new world record on the second day of this multi-sport extravaganza. Check all the updates here.
Asian Games: Sumit Nagal storms into tennis quarterfinals
India tennis player Sumit Nagal has stormed into the men's singles quarterfinals of the Asian Games.
Nagal, who is seeded fifth in Hangzhou, defeated Kazakhstan’s Beibit Zhukayev in two straight sets.
The Indian tennis player faced a tough challenge from Zhukayev in the first set. He made Nagal toil hard for each point as the first set went into a tie-breaker with the score reading 6-6. Nagpal eventually pocketed the first set 7-6.
"It’s difficult to describe in words": Hriday Chheda on winning historic medal in Equestrian
Hriday Chheda, a 25-year-old athlete who played a crucial role in making history at the Asian Games in Equestrian after 41 years, said it was hard to describe the importance of victory.
The Indian Quartet of Anush Agarwalla, Hriday Chheda, Divyakriti and Sudipti Hajela delivered when it mattered the most in scripting history.
Hriday talked about what the victory meant for them and how it felt watching the Indian flag rising high.
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates Day 3: China's Fei wins Asian Games 1500m freestyle gold
China's Fei Liwei touched first to win a gruelling Asian Games men's 1500m freestyle gold in Hangzhou on Tuesday.
Fei triumphed in 14:55.47 with South Korea's Kim Woo-min (15:01.07) and Japan's Shogo Takeda (15:03.29) second and third.
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates Day 3: Eabad Ali gets bronze in Men’s Windsurfer event
India's Eabad Ali clinched India's second medal in sailing at the Asian Games on Tuesday as he showcased his windsurfing skills to claim a bronze medal in the Men’s Windsurfer RS:X event.
Ali finished with 57 points (Net Points: 50) to clinch the bronze medal.
South Korea's Wonwoo Cho won the gold [14 points] while Thailand's Natthaphong Phonoppharat clinched silver [29 points].
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates Day 3: India win gold in equestrian team dressage at Asian Games
Indian team of Anush Agarwalla, Hriday Vipul, Divyakriti and Sudipti Hajela on Tuesday created history by clinching a historic gold medal after registering a huge score of 209.205 in the Team Dressage in the ongoing 19th Asian Games on Tuesday.
This is India's first-ever gold in this event at the Asian Games and their first gold medal in Equestrian after 41 years.
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates Day 3: Thailand win Asian Games' first esports medal
Thailand claimed the first esports medal awarded at the Asian Games on Tuesday, winning a bronze in a playoff against Vietnam in a mobile phone game at an event that will be closely watched by Olympic officials.
Esports was a demonstration tournament at the Jakarta Asian Games five years ago but is a medal event in Hangzhou for the first time, adding weight to the video game industry's push for a spot on the Olympic programme.
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates Day 3: Asian Games 2023: India bag first gold medal; Rudranksh Patil, Aishwary Tomar and Divyansh Panwar shine
Earlier on Monday, India clinched their first gold medal at the Asian Games 2023. Rudranksh Patil, Aishwary Tomar and Divyansh Panwar won in the 10-metre Air Rifle Team event, ANI reported.
Ramita Jindal earlier emerged victorious with two medals in the 10m air rifle competition at the current Asian Games. The accomplished Indian shooter expressed her delight at securing this double triumph and eagerly anticipates a gold medal in the mixed-team event. Read the full story.
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates Day 3: Sailing
India has earned its second medal in Sailing today, bringing the country's total medal count for the day to 2.
Eabad concluded with a total score of 59 and a net score of 52. The gold medal in the event was secured by South Korea's Wonwoo Choo.
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates: Sailing
Vishnu Sarvanan delivered a remarkable performance, securing the third-place position in Race 12 of the Men's Dinghy - ILCA7 event. The medal race is scheduled for Wednesday.
Boxer Sachin sails into men's 57kg pre-quarters of Asian Games
Indian boxer Sachin Siwach put up a dominant display in his opening 57kg bout to sail into the pre-quarterfinals of the Asian Games here on Tuesday.
The 23-year-old managed to dominate the match from the beginning wading off flurry of attacks from the Indonesian with ease using his flashy footwork.
Sachin successfully used his long reach to connect accurate jabs and hooks. As the clock ticked, the 2021 World Youth Championship grew in confidence to earn a facile win.
He will face Turki Abuquthailah of Kuwait in the Round of 16. (PTI)
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates: Indians have it easy against Pakistan and Singapore
The Indian squash contingent began its Asian Games campaign with comfortable victories over Singapore and Pakistan, in the men's and women's team competitions respectively here on Tuesday.
The women's team comprising 15-year-old Anahat Singh, veteran Joshna Chinappa and Tanvi Khanna blanked Pakistan 3-0 in its opening Pool B match.
The first singles saw Asian Games debutant Anahat getting past Sadia Gul 11-6, 11-6, 11-3 in 16 minutes.
Joshna, playing the first match of her sixth Asian Games, took 13 minutes to beat Noor Ul Huda Sadiq 11-2, 11-5, 11-7. (PTI)
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates: Judo
Up next is the bronze medal contest for Tulika Maan in the Women's +78kg event, scheduled for 1:30 PM IST.
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates: India have bagged a total of 12 medals so far
India has achieved a total of 12 medals at the Hangzhou Asian Games, comprising two gold, four silver, and six bronze medals.
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Asian Games 2023 Live Updates: Boxing
Sachin secures a victory in boxing, advancing to the round-of-16 with a unanimous 5-0 decision against Indonesia's Asir Udin.
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Asian Games 2023 Live Updates Day 3: Sailing
Currently in competition is the accomplished sailor Nethra Kumanan, who is participating in the Women's Single Dinghy event, specifically in the ICLA6 category.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE Updates Day 3: India sailor Neha Thakur clinches silver medal in Girl's Dinghy
Neha Thakur kickstarts India's medal count for the day by securing a silver medal in sailing, achieving the second position in the girl's dinghy event. This accomplishment contributes to India's total medal count, which now stands at 12.
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Asian Games 2023 LIVE Updates Day 3: Sailing
Neha secured the second position, with an overall score of 32 and a net score of 27, trailing behind Thailand's Noppassorn Khunboonjan.
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Asian Games 2023 LIVE Updates Day 3: Squash
Following an impressive victory against Pakistan, the Indian women's team is set to take on another neighboring team, Nepal, in their upcoming second match.
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Asian Games 2023 LIVE Day 3 Updates: India's schedule on September 26; check who’s competing today, live-streaming details
As the Asian Games 2023 gears up for another day of fierce competition, athletes from India are set to make their presence felt across multiple sporting events on September 26.
With participants competing in everything from boxing and shooting to esports and sailing, Indian athletes are ready for action. Read the full story here.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE Day 3: Squash
In the Men's Squash Team Event, Pool A, India secured a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Singapore. Abhay Singh, Saurav Ghosal, and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu all emerged victorious in their respective matches, each winning without dropping a game.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE Day 3: Judo
In the Women's +78kg category, India's Tulika Maan continues her campaign. She secured a victory by defeating Jia Wen Tsai from Chinese Taipei with a score of 10-0, clinching the win via Ippon in the repechage round.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE Day 3: Squash
In a Men's Squash Team Event Pool A encounter, India secured a convincing 3-0 victory against Singapore. Abhay Singh, Saurav Ghosal, and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu emerged triumphant in their respective matches, all achieving straight-game wins.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE Day 3: Esports
Ayan Biswas secures a win in the round of 32, triumphing over Vietnam's Khanh Nguyen with a score of 2-0 in Streetfighter V. As a result, the Indian fighter has advanced to the pre-quarters of the winners' bracket.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE 3: Tennis
Indian tennis player Ankita Raina secures victory in straight sets (6-1, 6-2) against Adithya Patali Karunaratne from Hong Kong China in the Round 3 of the Women's Singles event.
Asian Games 2023 Live Day 3: Swimming
In Heat 1 of the men's 4x100m medley, India secured the second position with a time of 3 minutes and 40.84 seconds. The team consisted of Srihari Nataraj, Likith Selvaraj Prema, Sajan Prakash, and Tanish George Mathew.
The top 8 athletes from both heats will advance to the final round.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE Day 3: India’s medal tally at Asian Games 2023 places it among top nations
India have made its mark at the Asian Games 2023, excelling in specific sports that brought a total of 11 medals for the country. Interestingly, the medal distribution is evenly split between shooting and rowing, each contributing five medals to India's tally while one gold has come from cricket.
The Indian women’s cricket team clinched their first gold today as they defeated Sri Lanka in the final. India claimed the first world record of the Hangzhou Asian Games on Monday as a nine-year-old skateboarder melted hearts.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE Day 3: Bronze medal match
The score is now tied between Korea and Divyansh. It seems like Divyansh is feeling the pressure as he delivers another shot below 10.
The score stands at 9-9 at the moment.
Asian Games 2023 LIVE Updates: India's schedule on September 26; check who’s competing today
As the Asian Games 2023 gears up for another day of fierce competition, athletes from India are set to make their presence felt across multiple sporting events on September 26. With participants competing in everything from boxing and shooting to esports and sailing, Indian athletes are ready for action.
The day commences early, at 5:30 AM, with equestrians like Hriday Chheda and Anush Agarwalla vying for medals in the Dressage Prix St-Georges event. Read the full story here.
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