Fouaad Mirza became the first Indian to win an Asian Games individual equestrian medal since 1982 besides guiding the country to a second-place finish in the team competition. The Indian Wushu team won four bronze medals on the day. Vihan not only held his nerves to win the silver, but also displayed remarkable skills. It was more of a practice match for the Indian team with even keeper, who was hardly threatened in the match, playing attacking towards the end. Manu Bhaker is currently in the fifth spot with 12 shots on target. India settles for bronze medal. They won the first match 17-0 against Indonesia.
The 20-year-old wins silver in the men's trap event. The goal is to breach the 90m mark before Tokyo and that definitely looks possible. Rahi Sarnobat finishes seventh with a score of 580 and also qualifies for the final. The round of 32 matches of women's singles, women's doubles, mixed doubles will kick-start from 11. The Indian men will play powerhouse South Korea in a repeat of the 2014 Incheon Asiad title clash. India had topped Heat 1 with a time of 3:25.
At the end of the day, India also won a silver in mixed team 4x400m relay. The first three days of Asian Games 2018 has been successful for India, with a total of 10 medals won. Two of these nine medals are golds, four are silvers while the rest are bronze medals. It was a brilliant show of focus and grit by the 15-year-old as he ended one point behind Shin Hyunwoo. Meanwhile, Vijender Singh has asked a question to ask. The match begins at 9. Harmanpreet scores from a penalty corner.
However, he isn't guaranteed of a spot in the final yet because of his heat timing. Two quick goals from India makes it 8-0. Two more Indian fighters coming up in semifinals of their respective weught categories. The men's doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan secured a place in the semifinals, beating Chinese Taipei's Hsieh and Yang. Arpinder Singh then clinched the first gold medal of the day for India as he won the men's triple jump event with a best jump of 16.
Another Bronze medal came hours later after India lost 0-2 to Thailand in the Sepak Takraw event. The women's team though, has reached the finals. The Day One for the Indian contingent proved to be fairly successful, with Apurvi Chandela And Ravi Kumar winning Bronze medal in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team Final event, thus opening India's medal-tally account. Four medals confirmed in Wushu Sanda but the morning began with Saurabh Chaudhary winning the gold in 10m Air Pistol and Abhishek Verma also winning bronze. Badminton has been one of India's strong points in the multi-discipline games but unfortunately not this time around in the team events.
He is currently placed second. Tai ended Saina's run in the semifinals today, which fetched the seasoned Indian her maiden Asiad bronze. Seerat Singh Jas will be competing in the Pool B category, while Jyoti will take part from Group C. Also, the reports are coming that he was aiming for the gold and was little disappointed with the Silver. After a successful Day 10 of the Asiad, the Indian sportspeople are all set to shine on Day 11.
Skipper Rani Rampal scored a hat-trick as the title contenders outplayed Thailand 5-0 to go into the semis undefeated. Sathish Sivalingam who has produced phenomenal results in Commonwealth Games was reduced to tenth spot in the men's 77kg after he injured himself in failed attempt of 178 kg in clean and jerk. Close to half time, India get their 13th goal. India men's Kabaddi team crashes out India hopes to better the performance on Day 5 in Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta and Palembang. Arokia not going all out and looking to qualify eased off at the end. On Tuesday, Dipa Karmakar failed to qualify for the vault final because of a flare-up on her troublesome knee.
Japan finishes in the gold medal position with a Asian Games record time of 3:12:68. Her lacklustre show in the standing position cost her a place in the final by one point. With three minutes to go in the second quarter, India have made it 12-0. In the same event, Abhishek Verma won the bronze medal. Hong Kong has been better than it was in the first-half, but India still leads 18-0. However, the golfers finished seventh at the men's team event.
Sudha ran her best race in two years a couple of months back in Guwahati. India settles for bronze medal. Hong Kong show a bit of resilience, before India grabs their sixth goals with just a minute to go in the first quarter. The country also took its gold tally to 13, two more than 2014. India is ranked 10th in the Pommel Horse 34. The country took the ninth spot in the overall standings with 36 to its credit, including seven gold, 10 silver and 19 bronze medals. Aaron D'Souza , Anshul Kothari, Sajan Prakash and Virdhawal Khade do just enough to make the cut.