Asian Games: India add three more medals, Equestrian Dressage Team wins gold,

India added three more medals to their tally on Day 3 of the Asian Games. The Equestrian team won India’s third gold medal in the tournament

India won its third gold medal in Asian Games 2023 on Tuesday, 26th September. Anush Agarwalla, Hriday Vipul, Divyakriti and Sudipti Hajela clinched a historic gold in Equestrian Dressage team event. This is India’s first-ever gold in Equestrian at the Asiad after 41 years. India also bagged two medals in Sailing Neha Thakur won the silver, while, Eabad Ali bagged bronze.

India’s 4x100m Medley relay team has made their way into the final in Swimming. The team comprising Srihari Natraj, Sajan Prakash, Likith Selvaraj and Tanish George Matthew finished second in their heats. Earlier In Shooting, Ramita and Divyansh Panwar fell short by a small margin in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed team event bronze medal play-off at the Asian Games. They lost to South Korea.

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Earlier, Indian Women’s squash team defeated Pakistan 3-0 in group stage. Men’s Hockey team continued their dominance. In their second group match, the Harmanpreet Singh led side registered a thumping 16-1 win against Singapore.

The day will also feature other India vs Pakistan clashes. In Tennis, India’s Mixed Doubles pair Yuki Bhambri and Ankita Raina will be facing their counterparts. Both the country’s Men’s Volleyball team will also fight in the fifth-place play-off.

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26th September Fixtures


Dressage Team – Anush Agarwalla, Hriday Chheda, Divyakriti Singh, Sudipti Hajela – 209.205 – GOLD


Women’s individual sabre – Quarterfinal

Bhavani Devi LOST TO Shao Yuqi – 7-15


India BEAT Singapore – 16-1


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Round of 32

  • Mayank Prajapati LOST TO Fuad Rajikhan 12
  • Ayan Biswas BEAT Chau Nguyen – 2-0

Losers Bracket – Round 1

  • Mayank Prajapati LOST TO Abdulla Al-Mannai – 0-2

Winners Bracket – Round 1

  • Ayan Biswas LOST TO Abdulrahman Alrayfal – 1-2

Losers Bracket – Round 2

  • Ayan Biswas BEAT Chau Nguyen – 2-0

Losers Bracket – Round 3

  • Ayan Biswas LOST TO Ho Man Yeh – 0-2


Skeet – Men’s Qualification

Anantjeet Singh Naruka – 8th place (73 points), Angad Vir Singh Bajwa – 21st place (69 points), Gurjoat Singh Khangura, – 29th place (67 points)

Skeet – Women’s Qualification

Ganemat Sekhon, Parinaaz Dhaliwal, Darsha Rathore – 4th place – 201 points

25m Pistol – Women

  • Manu Bhaker – 1st place
  • Esha Singh – 3rd place
  • Rhythm Sangwan – 11th place

10m Air Rifle

Mixed Team Bronze medal play-off

Divyansh Singh Panwar/Ramita LOST TO Hajun Park/Eunseo Lee – 18-20


Women’s 100m Freestyle

Sivangi Sharma – 17th in Heats (Did not qualify)

Women’s 200m Backstroke

Palak Joshi – 14th in Heats (Did not qualify)

Men’s 1500m Freestyle

Slow Heat – Aryan Nehra, Kushagra Rawat – 8.30 AM
Fast Heat – Aryan Nehra, Kushagra Rawat – 5.30 PM

Men: 4×100m medley relay – Second in Heats (enter final)

Men: 4×100m medley relay Final – 6.30 PM


Men’s Team

India BEAT Singapore – 3-0

India vs Qatar – IN PROGRESS

Women’s Team

India BEAT Pakistan – 3-0

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Women’s Team Sprint Heats

  • Sprint (Women) Celestina, Triyasha Paul, Mayuri Dhanraj Lute, Sushikala Agashe – 7th in Heats – 7th place playoff

Men’s Team Sprint Heats

  • Sprint (men) – Ronaldo Singh Laitonjam, Rojit Singh Yanglem, David Bekham Elkatohchoongo, Esow – 7th in Heats – 5th place playoff
  • Pursuit (men) – Vishvajeet Singh, Venkappa Kengalgutti, Niraj Kumar, Dinesh Kumar – 7th in Heats – 7th place playoff


Women – Round of 16

  • Indubala Devi LOST TO Ikumu Oeda


  • Tulika Mann LOST TO Tomita Wakaba


  • Tulika Mann BEAT Wen Jia Tsai – 10-0

Bronze medal play-off

  • Tulika Mann LOST TO Adiyasuren Amarsaikhan

Men – Round of 16

  • Quarterfinal – Avtar Singh LOST TO Dzhafar Kostoev
  • Repechage – Avtar Singh LOST TO Jonghoon Won


Women’s Singles

Ankita Raina BEAT Patali Karunaratne – 6-1, 6-2

Rutuja Bhosle LOST TO Alex Eala 6-7, 2-6

Men’s Singles

Ramkumar Ramanathan LOST TO Yosuke Watanuki – 5-7, 7-6, 5-7

Women’s Doubles

Ankita Raina/Prarthana Gulbarao LOST TO Punnin Kovapitukted/Anchisa Chasa – 5-7, 2-6

Karman Kaur Thandi/Rutuja Bhosale LOST TO Yi Hong Wang /Wong Chong 4-6, 1-6

Men’s Singles

Sumit Nagal BEAT Beibit Zhukayev – 7-6, 6-4

Mixed Doubles

Yuki Bhambri/Ankita Raina BEAT Aqeel Khan/Sarah Khan – 6-0, 6-0



Sachin BEAT Asri Udin – 5-0

Narender vs Oomatbek Elchoro – 6.15 PM


Round 5, 6 & 7 – 12.30 PM Onwards


Arjun Erigaisi & Vidit Gujarathi


Round 5 – Koneru Humpy, Harika Dronavalli


5th Place Play-off

India LOST TO Pakistan 0-3


Suraj Yadav vs Khalid Hotak – 7 PM

Surya Banu Pratap vs Kim Minsoo – 7 PM

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After clinching a thumping 16-0 win against Uzbekistan, India will face Singapore in their second group game in Hockey. Singapore meanwhile enter the contest after being humbled by Pakistan. India, the top-ranked side in Asia yet again will look to continue their dominance in the upcoming contest.


Indian Squash squad will get their campaign underway in the team event. Indian Men’s team led by Saurav Ghosal will face Singapore. The match is scheduled to begin at 7.30 AM.

India Women meanwhile will be facing Pakistan in their opening group encounter. Later in the day, Indian Men’s team will be facing Qatar in their second group match.


In the Volleyball too the arch-rivals are set to take on each other. Both India and Pakistan lost in the quarterfinal. Despite being out of medal contention, they will be fighting for the fifth spot in the tournament.

Where to watch Asian Games LIVE?

Asian Games will be LIVE Streamed on Sony Sports Network. The events will be telecast LIVE across Sony Sports Network Channels: Sony Sports Ten 1, Sony Sports Ten 2, Sony Sports Ten 3, Sony Sports Ten 4, Sony Sports Ten 5 channels. Fans can also watch it LIVE on Sonyliv App.

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