Shooting: Sift Kaur Samra and Ashi Chouksey win gold and bronze respectively in women’s 50m 3P rifle event.
Shooting: Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan clinch gold in women’s 25m rapid fire pistol event.
Shooting: Esha Singh wins silver in women’s 25m rapid fire pistol event
Shooting: Sift Kaur Samra, Ashi Chouksey and Manini Kaushik win silver in women’s 50m 3P rifle team event
Shooting: Anantjeet Singh Naruka, Gurjoat Singh Khangura and Angad Vir Singh Bajwa win bronze in men’s team skeet.
Shooting: Anantjeet Singh Naruka wins silver in the individual men’s skeet.
Sailing: Vishnu Saravanan wins bronze in the men’s Dinghy – ILCA7
Tennis: Medal guaranteed as Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni reach the men’s doubles semi-finals.
Wushu: Roshibina Devi Naorem has also confirmed a medal, she has reached the women’s 60kg final.
That’s it for Scroll’s coverage of the Hangzhou Asian Games 2022 for tonight.
Wednesday was a fruitful day for India at the Fuyang Yinhu Sports Centre PMC Range as the shooting contingent won seven medals with four shooters winning two medals each. Sift Kaur Samra was the star of the day as she won a gold medal in the women’s 50m 3 positions rifle shooting after teaming up with Ashi Chouksey and Manini Kaushik to win silver in the team event. Chouksey won bronze in the individual event for India’s first double podium in Hangzhou. Esha Singh took silver in the 25m rapid pistol shooting event after winning gold in the team event with Manu Bhaker and Rhythm Sangwan. Anantjeet Singh Naruka won silver in the men’s skeet shooting event after having won bronze in the team event with Gurjoat Singh Khangura and Angad Vir Singh Bajwa. India won their third medal in sailing after Vishnu Saravanan clinched bronze in the men’s DInghy - ILCA7.
In tennis, the men’s doubles team of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni have also secured a medal by reaching the semi-final in the tennis event.
Roshibina Devi Naorem also secured a medal by reaching the final of the women’s 60kg event in Wushu. She will play China’s Xiaowei Wu in the final tomorrow. Stay tuned!
Big day in shooting for the Indian contingent. The seven medals won today get them closer to the best ever finish in the sport at the Asian Games since the 2000s.
Squash, men’s team Pool A, India 1-2 Pakistan: By the end of the match, both racquets were on the floor. Nasir Iqbal let go of his to raise his arms in celebrate, Mahesh Mangaonkar flung his in disgust. Iqbal had just won the deciding match 11-6, 13-11, 9-11, 11-8 to give Pakistan a 2-1 win over India in Pool A. Both teams entered the tie with three wins each, but Pakistan’s Noor Zaman gave his team a good start with a 11-8, 10-12, 11-8, 11-8 win. The evergreen veteran from India Saurav Ghosal levelled proceedings with a 11-3, 11-5, 11-1 win over Muhammad Asim Khan. Then Iqbal won the decider. This was a heated but highly entertaining tie.
Basketball, Women’s Preliminary Rounds Group A: India defeat Singapore 66-46 to open their campaign with a huge win. They have two more group matches left to play against China and Mongolia,
Tennis, mixed doubles: Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale defeated Shinji Hazawa and Ayano Shimizu of Japan in this mixed doubles match with a 6-3, 6-4 win.
Tennis, mixed doubles: Yuki Bhambri and Ankita Raina’s run at the Asian Games ends. The duo lose to Philippines’ Francis Alcantara and Alex Eala 4-6, 6-4, 8-10. Bhambri earlier exited in the second round of men’s doubles with Rohan Bopanna. Raina meanwhile lost in the women’s singles quarter-final and women’s doubles second round.
Tennis, mixed doubles: Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale win the first set in mixed doubles 6-3 over Japan’s Ayano Shimizu and Shinji Hazawa.
Bridge, Round Robin 1-4: Indian men win 12-0, mixed team loses 7.56-12.44 to Japan.
Squash, men’s team Pool A, India 1-1 Pakistan: Saurav Ghosal brings India level in this tie. He beats Muhammad Asim Khan 11-3, 11-5, 11-1. Mahesh Mangaonkar takes on Nasir Iqbal in the decider.
Handball, Women’s Preliminary Round Group B: India and Hong Kong play out a 26-26 draw. While Menika scored eight, Bhawana scored seven goals for India.
Tennis, men’s doubles, quarter-final: Indian men’s doubles tennis continues to thrive at the Asian Games. Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan beat China’s Zhizhen Zhang and Yibing Wu to reach the semi-final. They win 6-1, 7-6 (6).
Tennis, men’s doubles, quarter-final: Nothing between them in the second set, we’re going into a tiebreak. Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan won the first set 6-1 against China’s Zhizhen Zheng and Yibing Wu. 6-6 in the second set.
Boxing: After taking the lead in the first two rounds, she just made Chorong Bak move around the ring in the third round. A comfortable 5:0 unanimous decision going Nikhat’s way.
Wushu, Women’s 60kg Semi-final: Naorem Roshibina Devi defeats Ngyuen Thi Thu Thuy 2-0 to make her way into the gold medal bout. She’ll compete in the final tomorrow
Boxing: A huge difference of class between the two and in the points between the two. Nikhat takes Round 2 on all five cards as well.
3x3 Basketball, Women’s Round Robin Pool A: India goes down 8-22 to hosts China. Vaishnavi Yadav top scored with 6 points for India.
Squash, men’s team Pool A, India 0-1 Pakistan: Pakistan’s Noor Zaman takes the opening game 3-1, beating Abhay Singh in a headed encounter 11-8, 10-12, 11-8, 11-8. Saurav Ghosal takes on Muhammad Asim Khan next.
Boxing: As expected, Nikhat dominates proceedings in the first round. She takes it on all five cards.
Boxing: In action now is two-time World Champion Nikhat Zareen against Chorong Bak from Republic of Korea. She defeated World silver medallist Nguyen Thi Tam in her opening round. After a tough day in the office for boxing with two losses, Nikhat will be hoping to bring some positive news today.
Tennis, men’s doubles, quarter-final: Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan take the first set 6-1 after 30 minutes, against China’s Zhizhen Zhang and Yibung Wu. The Indians are now just a set away from securing a medal.
Table tennis, Mixed doubles: Harmeet Desai and Sreeja Akula win in straight games. They beat Macau’s Cheong Chi Cheng and Seak Hui Li 12-10, 11-7, 11-7 to move to the Round of 16.
Table tennis, Mixed doubles: Harmeet Desai and Sreeja Akula double their lead. They win the second game 11-7 to go 2-0 up against the team from Macau. Just one more game to win the match.
Tennis, men’s doubles: Just a reminder, if India’s Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan beat China’s Zhizhen Zhang and Yibing Wu, they will confirm a medal for India by reaching the semi-final. But it will be tough since Zhang is the current world No 60 in singles and Wu is the world No 100.
Table tennis, Mixed doubles: Harmeet Desai and Sreeja Akula win a tight first game 12-10 in this Round of 32 match.
Table tennis, Mixed doubles: Harmeet Desai and Sreeja Akula take on Macau’s Cheong Chi Chen and Seak Hui Li for a spot in the Round of 16.
Tennis: India’s Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan come up against China’s Zhizhen Zhang and Yibing Wu in the men’s doubles quarter-finals. The Indians are the second seeds, but this will be a tough match - Zhang is the current world No 60 in singles and Wu is the world No 100.
In the mixed doubles quarter-finals, Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale, the second seeds, take on 13th seeds Shinji Hazawa and Ayano Shimizu of Japan while Yuki Bhambri and Ankita Raina face Philippines’ Francis Alcantara and Alex Eala.
Table tennis, Mixed doubles: World No 8 G Sathiyan and Manika Batra are through to the round of 16. They beat Thailand’s Napat Thanmathikom and Suthasini Sawettabut 10-12, 11-8, 11-3, 11-8
Squash, men’s team Pool A, India vs Pakistan: Abhay Singh starts the tie off with his match against Noor Zaman. Saurav Ghosal then faces Muhammad Asim before Mahesh Mangaonkar plays Nasir Iqbal in the last match. Both teams are at the top of the six-team Pool A with three wins each.
Table tennis, Mixed doubles: G Sathiyan and Manika Batra, the world No 8 team, win the third game 11-3 to take a 2-1 lead. They need one more game against Thailand’s Napat Thanmathikom and Suthasini Sawettabut to move into the Round of 16.
Bridge, Round Robin 1-3: Indian men’s team defeat Bangladesh 10.66-9.34, while the mixed team beat South Korea 17.19-2.81. The Indian women’s team, on the other hand, lost 0-20 to Chinese Taipei.
Table tennis, Mixed doubles: G Sathiyan and Manika Batra are back in it, winning the second game 11-8 to make it 1-1 in the match against Thailand’s Napat Thanmathikom and Suthasini Sawettabut. This is a best of five match, first to three games wins it
Table tennis, Mixed doubles: Thailand’s Napat Thanmathikom and Suthasini Sawettabut save one game point to win the first game 12-10 against India’s G Sathiyan and Manika Batra in the mixed doubles Round of 32 match.
Chess, Women’s Individual: Harika Dronavalli wins her final round match to finish with 6 points out of nine, while Koneru Humpy plays out a draw and finishes with 5.5 points. Dronavalli ends the competition at sixth position whereas Humpy is placed eighth.
Chess, Open Individual: Arjun Erigaisi and Vidit Gujrathi finish fifth and sixth respectively with 5.5 points each out of 9 rounds. While Gujrathi lost his final match against bronze medallist Javokhir Sindarov, Erigaisi won his last round match against a GM from Bangladesh.
Tennis, women’s singles Quarterfinal: A disappointing end to the Indian challenge in singles as Ankita Raina also exits in the quarter-final stage. Raina, the third seed in the draw, loses 6-3 4-6 4-6 to Haruka Kaji of Japan.
The Indian hunt for medals in tennis still remains alive in men’s doubles and mixed doubles, coming up later in the day.
Squash, Women’s Team Pool B: Anahat Singh also takes 22 minutes to wrap up her encounter against Yeung Wai Leng, winning 11-1 11-7 11-6. India take the tie 3-0 against Macau and have one remaining Pool B tie left against Malaysia which they will play tomorrow.
The Indian men will also be in action later today at 4:30PM when they take on Pakistan in their Pool A group tie.
Bridge, Mixed Team: India won the first match 12-0 before losing 3.28-16.72 to Hong Kong.
Bridge, Women’s Team: India lost their opening round robin match to Thailand 7.84-12.16, but bounced back with a 11.87-8.13 win over South Korea in the second match
Bridge, Men’s Team: India beat Phillipines 18.04-1.96 in their first round robin match, before taking down Singapore 10.97-9.03 in their second match. They are currently playing Bangladesh in their third match.
Equestrian: At the end of the day’s play in the individual Dressage event, India’s Hriday Chheda leads the competition with a score of 73.883, whereas Anush Agarwalla is placed fourth with 71.706. Divyakriti Singh is 11th at 67.676.
Squash, Women’s Team Pool B: The ever-reliable Joshna Chinappa makes it 2-0 for India in the tie vs Macau. She beats Liu Kwai Chi 11-3 11-7 12-10 within half an hour.
Squash, Women’s Team Pool B: Tanvi Khanna gives India the opening points in the group tie against Macau with a 11-8 5-11 11-9 11-7 win against Yeung Chi Weng.
Tennis, men’s singles Quarterfinals: In the end, the world No 60 and top seed in the draw, Zhang Zhizhen proves too strong for India’s top-ranked singles player Sumit Nagal. The Chinese player seals the win with an ace and both pushed each other to the limit, but it is Nagal who exits with a 7-6 (3) 1-6 3-6 loss.
Chess: Vidit Gujrathi is tied for third position with 5.5 points after the penultimate round in the open section. Arjun Ergiasi suffered a loss in the sixth round and is virtually out of contention for a medal. In the women’s section, Koneru Humpy and Harika Dronavalli are joint fourth with 5 points with just one round left. The duo will need to win on demand in the seventh round and hope for multiple results to go their way to have any chance of standing on the podium.
Table tennis: It proved to be a hard-fought win eventually for Manav Thakkar and Manush Shah. They had six match points in the last game but could not convert. Eventually, they did get over the line in their seventh match point attempt. They beat Thailand’s Napat Thanmathikom and Sitisak Nuchchart 11-8, 8-11, 11-6, 7-11, 12-10.
Tennis, women’s singles Quarterfinal: Raina also loses her second set as Kaji needs one break to level the match at 1 set all. Raina 6-3 4-6 Kaji
Tennis, men’s singles Quarterfinal: Nagal completely vanished in the second set as Zhang romps home to level the match at 1 set all, winning the second set 6-1. Nagal 7-6 (3), 1-6 Zhang.
Cycling, Men’s Sprint 1/8 Repechage: David Beckham wins the race against two Kazakh cyclists and is through to the Quarter-Finals of the event.
Shooting, Men’s Skeet Final: The young Anantjeet Singh Naruka takes home a silver medal to go along with his team bronze. He shot 58/60 to finish behind the 60-year-old Abdullah Alrashidi, who shot 60/60. The Kuwait shooter equalled the World Record held by India’s Angad Vir Singh Bajwa.
Table tennis: Thakkar and Shah take the lead again, winning the third game 11-6. The Indians are 2-1 up in this Round of 64 men’s doubles match.
Shooting, Men’s Skeet: Anantjeet Singh is among the final two shooters. He is assured of atleast a silver, but is trailing Alrashidi with 10 shots left.
Boxing: Sanjeet is defeated by Lazizbek Mullojonov by a 5:0 unanimous decision. That’s back-to-back losses in Indian men’s boxing. A gulf in the class between the two boxers.
Tennis, men’s singles Quarterfinal: Zhang up two breaks and a serve in the second set as Nagal is starting to commit some unnecessary errors.
Table tennis: It’s one-games all between Manav Thakkar and Manush Shah and Thailand’s Napat Thanmathikom and Sitisak Nuchchart. The Indians won the first game 11-8, and lost the second 8-11.
Shooting, Men’s Skeet: Anantjeet Singh Naruka is amongst the final three shooters remaining in the competition. He has a medal assured but continues to share the top spot with veteran Alrashidi. Both of them have shot 40/40 so far.
Boxing: The Uzbek continues to lead as he takes the second round on all five cards. A huge deficit in points for Sanjeet and a comeback looks unlikely. He has been ducking a lot and also loses his balance at one point. Disappointed faces in the Indian corner.
Boxing: Sanjeet trails in the first round as Mullojonov takes it on all five cards. Far more accuracy from the Uzbek boxer.
Shooting, Men’s Skeet Final: Anantjeet Singh and 2020 Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Alrashidi continue to share joint lead at the halfway mark. Both of them have shot a perfect 30/30 so far. Just four shooters remain in the competition now.
Boxing: In action now, Sanjeet in the men’s 92kg Round of 16 against Uzbekistan’s Lazizbek Mullojonov.
Boxing: It’s another early exit from a tournament for Shiva Thapa. Askat Kultaev defeats him by a 5:0 unanimous decision. Something far more attacking was needed from Thapa in the third round but he remained on the backfoot. Perhaps, Kultaev’s reach against him became a disadvantage as Thapa failed to connect his punches. Second loss for India in boxing overall.
Shooting, Men’s Skeet Final: Anantjeet Singh Naruka leads the competition along with Kuwait’s Abdullah Alrashidi after 24 shots. Both of them are yet to miss a shot.
China’s Liu Jiangchi is the first one to be eliminated after 20 shots.
Boxing: Thapa fails to make a comeback in the second round. Askat continues to lead, takes the round on four cards again. Thapa needs to do something drastic to turn things around.
Boxing: A rather fiery start from the boxers in both corners. Thapa had to reasses his strategy and box with a distance. Askat Kultaev far more aggressive and takes the first round on four cards.
Shooting, Men’s Skeet Final: Anantjeet Singh Naruka is off to a splendid start. He has hit 10/10 and is leading the competition alongside China’s Liu.
Tennis, men’s singles Quarterfinal: Sumit Nagal comes back from a breakdown to win the first set 7-6 (3) against top seed Zhang Zhizhen.
Boxing: In action now is Shiva Thapa in the men’s 63.5kg Round of 16 bout against Kyrgyzstan’s Askat Kultaev.
Tennis, women’s singles Quarterfinal: Ankita Raina wins the opening set 6-3 against Haruka Kaji of Japan.
Table tennis: Action from TT starts today. Manav Thakkar and Manush Shah play the men’s doubles match against Thailand’s Napat Thanmathikom and Sitisak Nuchchart at 1:30 pm IST. At 3:50 IST, G Sathiyan and Manika Batra face Thailand’s Thanmathikom and Suthasini Sawettabut. Later at 4:25 pm, Harmeet Desai and Sreeja Akula play Macau’s Cheng Chi Cheong and Hui Li Seak.
Cycling, Men’s Sprint: David Beckham loses to Malaysia’s Sahrom Muhammad Shah Firdaus in the 1/8 Final Heat 5. He moves ito 1/8 Repechages.
Fencing, Women’s Team Epee Quarter-final: India goes down 25-45 to South Korea to crash out. They had earlier won 45-36 against Jordan.
Esports, League of Legends Quarter-Final: The Indian team goes down 0-2 to Vietnam to crash out of medal contention in the online battle arena game.
Tennis: Both Sumit Nagal and Ankita Raina are currently playing their respective singles’ quarterfinal matches. While Nagal is up against home favourite Zhang Zhizhen, Raina is facing Japan’s Haruka Kaji
Shooting, women’s 25m pistol final: Esha Singh wins the silver medal! Some sensational shooting under pressre. After trailing in the sixth series, she hits scores of 5, 4, 5 to take her into the gold medal contention. But China’s Liu Rui scored an unassailable four in the last series to Singh’s two. But a solid performance by the 18-year-old from Hyderabad nonetheless.
Shooting, women’s 25m pistol final: Sensational shooting from Esha Singh! She shoots five out of five and is just two points off first place!
Shooting, women’s 25m pistol final: Manu Bhaker finishes fifth. Bhaker shot three of five shots in the series and finishes with a score of 21. Esha Singh nails all five of her shots and climbs to joint third with 23.
Shooting, women’s 25m pistol final: Long pause in the final. Seems to be an error in the target in Korean shooter Yang Jiin’s lane. As it stands, five shooters remain, Manu Bhaker and Esha Singh are tied in fourth place with 18 hits each. They trail the third placed Sixuan Feng from China by two hits.
Shooting, women’s 25m rapid fire pistol final: Esha Singh assures herself of a medal! She shoots four out of five in the last series and climbs to second!
Shooting, women’s 25m rapid fire pistol final: Manu Bhaker bounces back superbly and shoots all five of her shots to climb to joint fourth. Esha shoots only one and drops to fourt with Bhaker.
Shooting, women’s 25m rapid fire pistol final: Manu Bhaker is struggling with her pistol and is sixth. Esha Singh, on the other hand, is third after four series.
Women’s Hockey, India 13-0 Singapore, FT: The hooter goes off for full time and India begin their campaign with a comfortable 13-0 win over Singapore. With a goal difference of +13, India top Pool A ahead of Malaysia (3 points, +8 GD) and South Korea (3 points, +4 GD)
Women’s Hockey, India 13-0 Singapore, Q4: Sangita gets her brace! The goal was all about Navneet’s defence-splitting pass which Sangita merely had to deflect into goal.
Women’s Hockey, India 12-0 Singapore, Q4: Vandana and Monika join the party! Salima with a good run down the right and she feeds the ball to Vandana who takes a touch to set herself up before slotting it past the keeeper. A minute later, Monika gets a fortunate goal as he reverse hits a loose ball with her back to goal and scores.
Fencing, Women’s Epee Team: India win 45-36 against Jordan in their Table of 16 encounter. They will face South Korea in the quarter-final later today.
Women’s Hockey, India 10-0 Singapore, Q4: India huffed and puffed and puffed and huffed and have finally broken through the stubborn Singaporean defence. Neha scores her second of the match, aiming a low drive from underneath the keeper from a penalty corner.
Sailing: Tatha Chitresh finishes seventh out of seven sailors in the Men’s Kite - IKA Formula Kite as the semi-final and final races are both cancelled. With that, sailing at the Asian Games wraps up for India with three medals – one silver and two bronze.
Sailing: Nethra Kumanan finishes fourth out of nine sailors in the Women’s Single Dinghy - ILCA6 event, after the medal race was cancelled as well.
Sailing: Jerome Kumar Savarimuthu finishes seventh out of nine sailors in the Men’s Windsurfing - iQFoil event after the quarter-final, semi-final and medal races were all cancelled.
Shooting, men’s skeet: India’s men’s skeet team win the bronze medal in the team event. Angad Vir Singh, Gurjoat Khangura and Anant Jeet Singh Naruka combine for a score of 355, behind Qatar’s 359 and China’s 362. Naruka has also reached the individual final.
Sailing: Vishnu Saravanan wins India their third medal in sailing at Hangzhou with a bronze in the Men’s Dinghy – ILCA7
Women’s Hockey, India 9-0 Singapore, Q3: It took India five minutes in this quarter but they finally have their ninth. Salima Tete, from an acute angle, finds the gap between the keeper and the post to score her first of the match. Celebrates with a cheeky smile as well.
Women’s Hockey, India 8-0 Singapore, Q3: The men’s team scored 16 against Singapore yesterday while conceding once. How many can the women score today? Second half action resumes.
Women’s Hockey, India 8-0 Singapore, HT: Just the three goals in that quarter but eight in that half. A good half of hockey for India.
Women’s Hockey, India 8-0 Singapore, Q2: Oh a lovely goal from India. They cut open the Singaporean defence with Sangita Kumari one on one with the keeper. She rounds the keeper and calmly slots into the empty net.
Women’s Hockey, India 7-0 Singapore, Q2: India pick up from they left off! Deep Grace Ekka and Neha score from penalty corners and India have seven with more than half the match to go.
Women’s Hockey, India 5-0 Singapore, End of Q1: Navneet Kaur scores twice in quick succession! A low drive from a penalty corner slams into the backboard. Seconds after the restart, she steals possession high up on the pitch and then rounds the keeper to make it 5-0 for India.
Women’s Hockey, India 3-0 Singapore, Q1: India score another! Another PC and this time it is Deepika who gets her name on the scoresheet. A nice low and powerful flick which loops off the keeper’s boot onto the roof of the net.
Women’s Hockey, India 2-0 Singapore, Q1: Sushila Chanu makes it 2-0! Singapore concede a penalty stroke after the defender lunged into a poor tackle. Chanu did not have the best of strokes but it is good enough to defy the keeper.
Shahid Judge on women’s 50m 3-Position rifle final: Sift Kaur Samra clinches gold! And she does it with a world record score as well! Samra scored 469.6 in the final, breaking Seonaid McIntosh’s mark of 467.0 from the Baku World Cup in May. Ashi Chouksey takes the bronze, but could have had silver had it not been for an untimely 8.9. However, this is Chouksey’s third medal at the Asian Games after winning gold in the women’s 10m air rifle team, silver in the women’s 50m 3-position team and now the individual bronze.
Women’s Hockey, India 1-0 Singapore, Q1: India take the lead in five minutes! Udita slaps the ball below the keeper from a penalty corner!
Shooting, women’s 50m 3-Position final: Sift Kaur Samra and Ashi Chouksey win gold and bronze medals for India! A superb showing from Samra who took the lead from the first series itself and never let go. Chouksey had a relatively poor prone series but bounced back superbly in the prone series to win bronze.
Shooting, women’s 50m 3-Position final: Sift Kaur Samra and Ashi Chouksey have confirmed two medals for India! Can they make it gold and silver?
Shooting, women’s 50m 3-Position final: Sift Kaur Samra is marching towards gold! Chouksey has slipped to third and is 0.2 behind China’s Zhang Qiongyue.
Women’s Hockey, India vs Singapore: The Indian women’s team get their campaign underway today against Singapore. Janekke Schopman’s team is in Pool A with Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong, China.
Shooting, women’s 50m 3-Position final: After the first five shots in the standing series, Samra is well ahead in the lead with Chouksey close behind in second.
Squash, men’s team Pool A: Saurav Ghosal was chasing his opponent Abdulla Almezayen in the match, trailing 5-11 13-15 11-6 3-1 before the Kuwaiti retired hurt to give India a 2-0 lead after Abhay Singh’s win in the opening match. Mahesh Mangaonkar then won his own encounter against Falah Mohammad with a 11-7 11-1 11-2 win. India win the tie 3-0 against Kuwait and will next face Pakistan in their second group tie of the day at 4:30PM IST.
Shooting, women’s 50m 3-Position final: India at 1-2 now! Sift Kaur Samra on 312.5 and Ashi Chouksey is on 311.6 at the end of the prone round. Standing round (which doubles as elimination) coming up.
Shooting, Women’s Skeet: The Indian women’s team finish fourth with a score of 336. Darshna Rathore finished eighth in individual section with 114, whereas Parinaaz Dhaliwal (113) and Ganemat Sekhon (109) were placed 11th and 17th respectively. None of them made it to individual final.
Shooting, women’s 50m 3-Position final: At the end of the kneeling position (15 shots), Samra takes the lead with 154.6. Chouksey is in sixth position with 152.5. Time for the changeover, prone position next.
Shooting, women’s 50m 3-Positions rifle: Time for the individual final! Sift Kaur Samra and Ashi Chouksey will be looking to add another medal to the silver they won in the team event just a while ago.
Cycling, Women’s Keirin: Shushikala Agashe finished last in Heat 1 before finishing fifth in Repechage Heat 2 ahead of compatriot Triyasha Paul. The latter had reached repechage Heat 2 after finishing third in her heat earlier.
Cycling, Men’s Sprint: David Beckham beats Kazakhstan’s Sergey Ponomaryov to qualify for 1/8 Finals, while Ronaldo Laitonjam lost to Kazakhtan’s Andrey Chugay in the 1/16 Final Repechage. Laitonjam had earlier lost to Japan’s Nakano Shinji in the 1/16 round.
Earlier in the day, Beckham and Laitonjam finished ninth and 13th respectively in the men’s sprint qualification round.
Equestrian, Dressage Individual Intermediate I: Sudipti Hajela, who was a part of India’s historic gold yesterday, is eliminated from the competition.
Shooting, 25m pistol: GOLD! Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan combine to score 1759 and clinch gold in the women’s 25m pistol event. Individually, Bhaker finished at the top of the qualification standings, scoring 590. Singh finished 5th with 586 while Sangwan came 7th with 583. Only the top two Indians will progress to the final though.
Squash, women’s team Pool B: Dipika Pallikal wraps up the tie for India with a 3-0 win over Nepal. Pallikal breezed through her match against Swasthani Shrestha 11-1 11-3. Earlier, both Anahat Singh and Joshna Chinappa registered three-game wins against their respective opponents in the tie. The Indian women will take on Macau next in Pool B at 2PM IST later today.
Swimming, Men’s 200m Freestyle: Srihari Natraj is the tenth fastest overall in the heat. He fails to make it to the final, but is the second reserve swimmer in case of any withdrawals.
Taekwondo: Shivansh Tyagi, who had won his men’s -80kg R32 clash earlier today, crashes out of the competition following a 0-2 loss against South Korea’s Park Woohyeok. In the women’s -67kg event, India’s Margerette Maria Regi loses 0-2 to Chinese Taipei in a Round of 16 bout.
Swimming, Women’s 100m Breaststroke: Linyesha clocks 1:15.60s to finish sixth in Heat 1.
Swimming, Men’s 200m Freestyle: Mathew Tanish George clocks 1:52.39 to finish seventh in Heat 4. He is out of contention for a final appearance.
Swimming, Men’s 200m Freestyle: Srihari Nataraj finishes fourth in Heat 3. He clocked 1:49.05s and will have to wait and watch, if he makes it through to yet another final in Hangzhou.
Squash, women’s team Pool B: Anahat Singh and Joshna Chinappa put India in a strong position against Nepal. Singh started off with a 11-7, 11-1, 11-2 win over Krishna Thapa, and then Chinappa beat Bipana Bhlon 11-4, 11-2, 11-2. Dipika Pallikal Karthik plays the last match against Swasthani Shrestha.
Shooting, women’s 50m 3-Positions rifle: SILVER MEDAL FOR INDIA! This is the first medal of the day for India. Sift Kaur Samra finished second (on inner-10 scores) with an Asian Games and continental record of 594. She will be in the individual final with Ashi Choukesy, who finished sixth with 590. Together, with 18th placed Manini Kaushik (580), the trio scored a total of 1764 to win silver in the team event, behind only China’s 1773.
Swimming, Women’s 100m Backstroke: Maana Patel finishes fifth in Heat 3. She clocked 1:03.55s
Shooting, Women’s Skeet: The Indian team is currently placed fourth with a score of 269 after four rounds of 25 shots each. Darshna Rathore with a total of 91 is the highest ranked Indian at eighth. Parinaaz Dhaliwal is placed tenth with 90, whereas Ganemat Sekhon has 88 shots on target.
The top six shooters at the end of five rounds move into the final.
Swimming, Women’s 100m Butterfly: Nina Venkatesh clocks 1:03.89s and finishes fourth in Heat 2.
Fencing, Men’s Team Foil: India goes down 30-45 to Singapore in the Table of 16 clash.
Taekwondo, Men’s -80kg: Shivansh Tyagi advances to Round of 16 with a 2-0 win over Cambodia’s VA Mithona.
Shooting, women’s 50m 3-Positions rifle: Ashi Chouksey moves into seventh position after the prone event with a near perfect 199 (total 394). Sift Kaur Samra scores a perfect 200 though and is in fourth place (397). Manini Kaushik is 18th with a total of 388.
Men’s Wushu: Rohit Jadhav is eighth in the men’s Daoshu and Gunshu event after the end of the Daoshu. Jadhav was awarded a score of 9.413 for his routine.
Shooting, women’s 25m pistol: Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan finish off their qualification run with total scores of 586 and 583 respectively. Singh is in fourth position as it stands, while Sangwan is eight. Manu Bhaker is yet to shoot. However, the trio look poised to win a fourth gold medal for India, and second in shooting in the team event.
Shooting, Women’s 50m 3-Positions rifle: Sift Kaur Samra is currently in sixth position in the women’s 50m 3 positions event, finishing witha score of 197 in the kneeling position. Ashi Chouksey is 10th with 195, while Manini Kaushki is 30th with 190.
Shooting: The women’s skeet team of Parinaaz Dhaliwal, Darshna Rathore and Ganemat Sekhon are currently fourth behind China, Kazakhstan and Thailand.
Shooting: Plenty of shooting action today. Angad Vir Singh Bajwa, Gurjoat Khangura, Anant Jeet Singh Naruka will be competing on the second day of the men’s skeet event, while the women’s team of Parinaaz Dhaliwal, Darshna Rathore and Ganemat Sekhon continue in skeet as well. In the women’s 25m pistol event, Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan will also appear on Day 2 of the event, hoping to finish it off in style. Action begins in the marathon that is the women’s 50m 3-positions rifle event, with Ashi Chouksey, Manini Kaushik and Sift Kaur Samra competing.
Asian Games: After winning India’s first gold medal in 40 years, the Indian dressage team in back in action in the individual event. Action also resumes on the shotgun ranges where the men’s and women’s skeet shooters resume continue with phase two of their respective individual and team events. Indians will also be in action in the women’s 50m rifle 3P individual qualification and team finals. The 25m women’s pistol athletes are also in action in the individual and team events. In fencing, the men’s foil team take on Singapore in their table of 16 clash. All of these events, except dressage which started at 5.30am, start at 6.30am IST.
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On Wednesday, India will look to add to the medal tally that currently stands at overall 14 medals.
Vidit Gujrathi, Arjun Erigaisi, Koneru Humpy, and Harika Dronavalli will aim for a podium finish after the final two rounds of the individual events in chess.
Meanwhile, sailors Nethra Kumanan and Vishnu Sarvanan will also look to finish on the podium like Eabad Ali and Neha Thakur.
Shiva Thapa and Sanjeet, who will be opening their campaigns, will hope to add to the positive results in boxing. Following their victories on Tuesday, both the Indian men’s and women’s squash teams will play two matches each on Wednesday.
There will be more action in table-tennis as the paddlers start off their individual campaigns on Wednesday. In tennis, Sumit Nagal and Ankita Raina will be in action in their respective singles quarter-finals, whereas the men’s doubles pair of Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan will also eye a semi-finals spot.
The Field’s Asian Games build-up series, where we focus on athletes who have played in the shadows, but may be ready to step into the limelight.
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