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Asian Games: India win eight medals on the day, Saketh/Ramkumar assured of bronze in tennis

Asian Games: India win eight medals on the day, Saketh/Ramkumar assured of bronze in tennis

It's raining medals in shooting. India have won a total of eight medals on the day with seven coming from the shooters.

Indian shooters won a total of seven medals on Thursday, 28th September 2023. It includes two gold medals with Sift Kaur Samra topping the podium in Women’s 50m air rifle with a world record. There was also a gold in 25m pistol team event. The day also saw Vishnu Saravanan winning bronze in Sailing. With this, the country’s medals India’s medals tally at the Asian Games has gone up to 22 so far.

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Equestrian

Dressage Individual

Hriday Chheda, Anush Agarwalla, Divyakriti Singh, Sudipti Hajela – 5.30 AM

Shooting

Skeet – Men’s Team Final

Anantjeet Singh Naruka, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa, Gurjoat Singh Khangura – 355 points (Bronze)

Skeet – Women’s Singles Qualification

  • Darsha Rathore – 114 points (9th place)
  • Parinaaz Dhaliwal – 113 points (11th place)
  • Ganemat Sekhon – 109 points (17th place)

50m Ridle-3 position – Women’s Team event

Sift Kaur Samra, Ashi Chouksey, Manini Kaushik – 1764 points – Silver Medal

50m Ridle-3 position – Women’s Individual event

  • Sift Kaur Samra – 469.6 – GOLD (World Record)
  • Ashi Chouksey – 451.9 – Bronze

25m Pistol – Women’s Team event

Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh, Rhythm Sangwan – 1759 (Gold Medal)

25m Pistol – Women’s Individual event

  • Esha Singh – 34 points (Silver Medal)
  • Manu Bhaker – 21 points (Bronze Medal)

Bridge

Round Robin

India Open team: Jaggy Shivdasani, Sandeep Thakral, Rajeshwar Tiwari, Sumit Mukherjee, Raju Tolani and Ajay Khare

Mixed Team: Kiran Nadar, B Satyanarayana, Himani Khandelwal, Rajeev Khandelwal, Marianne Karmarkar and Sandeep Karmarkar, Reserve 1: Hema Deora and Rana Roy

Ladies Team: Asha Sharma, Puja Batra, Alka Kshirsagar, Bharti Dey, Kalpana Gurjar and Vidya Patel Reserve 1: Richa Shriram and Meenal Thakur

Fencing

Men’s Foil Team

Dev, Arjun Bibish Kathiresan, Aakash –LOST TO Singapore in Round of 16

Women’s Epee Team

Taniksha Khatri, Ena Arora, Yashikeerat Kaur Hayer, Jyothika Dutta – LOST TO South Korea in Quarterfinal

Squash

Men’s Team

  • India BEAT Kuwait – 3-0
  • India vs Pakistan – 4.30 PM

Women’s Team

  • India BEAT Nepal – 3-0
  • India BEAT Macao – 3-0

Swimming

Women’s 100m Butterfly Heats

  • Nina Venkatesh – DNQ

Women’s 100m Backstroke

  • Maana Patel – DNQ

Men’s 200m Freestyle

  • Tanish George Matthew – DNQ
  • Srihari Nataraj – DNQ (1:49.05 – NR)

Women’s 100m Breastroke

  • Lineysha – DNQ

Cycling

Sprint (men) Qualifying – Ronaldo Singh Laitonjam, David Bekham Elkatohchoongo – Qualified for quarterfinal

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Tennis

Men’s Singles – Quarterfinal

  • Sumit Nagal LOST TO Zhizhen Zhang – 7-6, 6-1, 6-2

Women’s Singles – Quarterfinal

  • Ankita Raina LOST TO Haruka Kaji – 3-6, 6-4, 6-4

Men’s Doubles Quarterfinal

  • Saketh Myneni/Ramkumar Ramanathan vs Zhizhen Zhang/Wu Yibing – 4.45 PM

Mixed Doubles – Third Round

  • Rohan Bopanna/Rutuja Bhosale vs Shinji Hawaka/Ayano Shimizu – 4.45 PM
  • Yuki Bhambri/Ankita Raina vs Casey Alcantara/Alex Eala – 4.45 PM

Hockey

Women

India BEAT Singapore – 13-0

ESports

League of Legends

Quarterfinal – India vs Vietnam – 10.30 AM

3X3 Basketball

Men

  • India BEAT Macau – 21-12

Women

  • India vs China – 5.00 PM

Chess

Round 8 & 9 – 12.30 PM Onwards

Men

Arjun Erigaisi & Vidit Gujarathi

Women

Koneru Humpy, Harika Dronavalli

Boxing

Men

  • 63.5kg – Shiva Thapa LOST TO Askat Lultaev
  • 92kg – Sanjeet LOST TO Lazizbek Mullojonov

Women

50kg – Nikhat Zareen vs Chorong Bak – 5.15 PM

Table Tennis

Men’s Doubles

  • Manush Shah/Manav Thakkar BEAT Sitisak Nuchchart/Napat Thanmathikom – 3-2

Mixed Doubles

  • Sathiyan Gnanasekaran/Manika Batra vs Napat Thanmathikom/Suthasini Sawettabut – 3.50 PM
  • Harmeet Desai/Sreeja Akula vs Li Hui Seak/Cheng Chi Cheong – 4.25 PM

Taekwondo

Men

Round of 32 – Shivansh Tyagi BEAT Mithona Va – 2-0

Round of 32 – Shivansh Tyagi LOST TO Woohyeok Park 0-2

Women

Round of 16 – Maria Regi LOST TO Jui En Chang – 0-2

Handball

India vs China – 4.30 PM

Basketball

  • India vs Indonesia – 5.30 PM

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Squash

Following their straight set wins against Singapore and Qatar, Indian Men’s Squash team will take on Kuwait and Pakistan in their group stage. Both Kuwait and Pakistan will take on India after winning both their matches so far.

Kuwait defeated Nepal 3-0 and toppled Singapore 2-1. Pakistan meanwhile defeated Qatar 2-1 and clinched a 3-0 win against Nepal. All the three teams are aiming to extend their unbeaten run.

Women

Meanwhile, India Women’s team will face Nepal and Macau in the group stage. The Joshana Chinnappa-led side defeated Pakistan 3-0 in their opening group game. Nepal lost both their group matches so far. While Macau defeated Nepal 3-0. The Indian women will be the favourites in both the group matches.

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Hockey

India vs Singapore

Savita Punia-led Indian Women’s Hockey team will be facing Singapore in their opening group encounter. The Indian Men much recently clinched a 16-1 win against Singapore. The Women will aim for a similar show in the upcoming contest.

Table Tennis

After the team events, action in the individual events will get underway in Hockey. In Mixed Doubles, G Sathiyan and Manika Batra will take on Thailand’s Napat Thanmathikom and Suthasini Sawettabut.

The day will also witness Harmeet Desai and Sreeja Akula playing against Macau’s Li Hui Seak and Cheng Chi Cheong. Manush Shah and Manav Thakkar meanwhile will partner in Men’s Doubles. They will face Thailand’s Sitisak Nuchchart and Napat Thanmathikom.

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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