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Tag: Asian Games 2018

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Gold for Manjit, Jinson takes silver in 800m

Jakarta: India’s Manjit Singh and Jinson Johnson claimed the gold and silver medals respectively in the 800 metres race at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. Manjit finished first with a timing of one minute and 46.15 seconds. Jinson was 0.20 seconds behind his compatriot.

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Shuttler Sindhu settles for Asiad silver

Jakarta: Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu had to settle for a historic silver after going down in straight games in the women’s singles final at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. Third seed Sindhu was no match for World No.1 Tai Tzu-ying of Taiwan and was outclassed 21-13, 21-16 in just 34 minutes. The […]

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Asiad 2018: Indian men's archery team settle for silver

Jakarta: The Indian archery compound men’s team had to settle for silver against Korea in a rip-roaring final which ended in a shoot-out after both teams were locked 229-229 here at the 18th Asian Games on Tuesday. India won the first set 60-56, a solid four-point lead over Korea in the four-set final. Korea came […]

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Asian Games 2018: Indian women archers take silver

Jakarta: Indian archers took silver in the Compound Women’s Team category following a narrow loss to South Korea at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. The Indians gave a tough fight to the overwhelming favourites before going down 228-231 in the final. The Indian team of Muskan Kirar, Madhumita Kumari and Jyothi Vennam won […]

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Asiad 2018: Sprinters Dutee, Hima enter 200m semis

Jakarta: Indian athletes Dutee Chand and Hima Das qualified for the women’s 200 metres semi-finals at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. Dutee won Heat 4 with a time of 23.37 seconds which earned her a direct spot in the semi-finals. She was second in the overall standings at the end of the first […]

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Sindhu creates Asiad history, enters women's singles final; Saina settles for bronze

Jakarta: Star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu created history as she stormed into the women’s single badminton final at the 2018 Asian Games here on Monday but her compatriot Saina Nehwal had to settle for a bronze. After defeating World No.2 Akane Yagamuchi of Japan 21-17, 15-21, 21-10 in the semis, the 23-year-old became the first […]

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Asiad 2018: India win two silvers in Equestrian

Jakarta: India claimed two medals in the equestrian event of the 18th Asian Games with Fouaad Mirza securing the silver in individual jumping event besides guiding the country to a second-place finish in the team competition, here today. Mirza won the silver medal with a score of 26.40, while Japan’s Oiwa Yoshiaki clinched the gold […]

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Asiad 2018: Tajinderpal clinches gold in men's shot put

Jakarta: India’s Tajinderpal Singh Toor set a new meet record to clinch the gold medal in the men’s shot put event at the 18th Asian Games here on Saturday. Toor hurled the iron ball a distance of 20.75 metres to smash the previous Games record. The previous mark of 20.57m was set by Aboulmajeed Alhabashi […]

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Asiad 2018: Dipika, Joshana, Ghosal settle for bronze in squash singles

Jakarta: All three Indian racqueteers in squash singles settled for bronze medals after Saurav Ghosal, Dipika Palikal Karthik and Joshana Chinappa lost their respective semi-final clashes at the 18th Asian Games here on Saturday. Dipika lost 0-3 (7-11, 9-11, 6-11) to defending champion and former World No.1 Nicol David of Malaysia while Joshana went down […]

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Asiad 2018: Indian rowers win quadruple sculls gold

Jakarta: Indian rowers Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh came up with a superb performance to win gold in the men’s quadruple sculls category at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday. This is only the second gold for India since they started participating in the rowing events at the Asiad. The […]

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Asiad 2018: Bopanna-Sharan enter final, Ankita gets bronze

Palembang (Indonesia): The Indian men’s doubles team of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan registered a hard fought victory to enter the final at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday. Bopanna and Sharan were made to work hard for an hour and 12 minutes by the Japanese duo of Kaito Uesugi and Sho Shimabukuro before […]

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Asiad 2018: Shooter Shardul bags silver in men's double trap

Jakarta: Teenage shooter Shardul Vihan bagged silver in the men’s double trap final at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday. The 15-year-old shot 73 to claim the silver medal, while Korea’s 34-year-old Shin Hyunwoo clinched gold scoring 74. Qatar’s Al Marri Hamad Ali settled for bronze after shooting 53. Vihan has emerged as one […]

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Asiad 2018: India bags four bronze medals in wushu

Jakarta: India bagged four bronze medals in the wushu sanda competition at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday. This is the best ever medal haul by India in wushu at the Asian Games. Three medals came from the men’s competition as Santosh Kumar (56 kiloram), Surya Bhanu Pratap Singh (60kg) and Narender Grewal (65kg) […]

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Asiad 2018: Shooters shine, Wushu, Sepaktakraw players create history

Jakarta: Shooters continued to make the country proud even as Indians created history by ensuring medals in non-traditional sports like wushu and sepaktakraw at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. The Indian contingent enjoyed a superb start to the day as shooters Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma bagged the gold and bronze medals respectively […]

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Shooter Rajput bags silver in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Jakarta: Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput clinched a silver medal in the men’s 50 metre Rifle 3 Positions event at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. Sanjeev scored 452.7 in the final. The 37-year-old had earlier bagged bronze in the same category at the 2006 Doha Asian Games. China’s Hui Zicheng secured the gold medal after […]

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Adityanath announces Rs 50 lakh reward for shooter Saurabh Chaudhary

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for Meerut resident Saurabh Chaudhary, who bagged gold in the Men’s 10 metre Air Pistol final in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. An official spokesman said Adityanath also declared that Chaudhary will be given the post […]

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Asiad 2018: Saurabh wins gold, Abhishek gets bronze in Men's 10m Air Pistol final

Jakarta: Indian shooters Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma bagged the gold and bronze medal, respectively in the Men’s 10 metre Air Pistol final in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games here on Tuesday. Saurabh clinched the gold after a score of 240.7 while Abhishek stood third scoring 219.3. Tomoyuki Matsuda of Japan secured the silver with […]

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Twitter records 400k tweets on Asiad

New Delhi: Social media giant Twitter recorded over 400,000 tweets as Indian athletes led by wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat began India’s medal rush, by clinching gold medals at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta. Besides the grapplers, Indian shooters Deepak Kumar and Lakhsya Sheoran on Monday bagged silver medals in their respective […]

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India smash Indonesia 17-0 in men's hockey

Jakarta: India’s men’s hockey team began its title defence at the Asian Games in style as they fired 17 goals past Indonesia in their first Pool A match to register their biggest win in the continental competition here on Monday. Youngsters Dilpreet Singh, Simranjeet Singhand Mandeep Singh scored a hat-trick each, while the other goals […]

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Asiad 2018: Wrestler Vinesh bags historic gold

Jakarta: Vinesh Phogat on Monday became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian Games gold after she defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie in the 50 kilogram women’s Freestyle final here. Vinesh completely dominated the contest, taking a 4-0 lead initially before stretching it further to 6-2 to pocket the yellow metal. Earlier, Vinesh hardly […]

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Asiad 2018: Trap shooter Lakshay clinches silver medal

Jakarta: India’s shooter Lakshay won the silver medal by finishing second in the men’s trap final at the 2018 Asian Games here on Monday. The 20-year-old got 43 points to finish second behind Chinese Taipei’s Kunpi Yang, who equalled the world record score of 48. AHN Daemyeong of South Korea won the bronze medal with […]

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Asiad 2018: India defeat Thailand 33-23 in women's kabaddi

Jakarta: The Indian women’s kabaddi team registered their second win at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games as they defeated Thailand 33-23 here on Monday. Led by raider Payel Chaudhari, the Indian eves rode on their attack to lead the first half 12-10. They also dominated the second half as their raiders were successful in breaking […]

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Asian Games 2018: Shooter Deepak Kumar bags silver in 10m Air Rifle

Jakarta: Shooter Deepak Kumar handed India it’s third medal at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games after he clinched silver in the Mens 10m Air Rifle category here on Monday. Deepak finished second with a score of 247.7 while compatriot Ravi Kumar finished fourth scoring 205.2. It was also the 30-year-old’s first medal at the Asiad. […]

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Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia clinches gold medal in 65kg category

Jakarta: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia clinched the gold medal in the 65kg category defeating Japanese Daichi Takatani 11-8 in the final of the 18th Asian Games here on Sunday. It was Bajrang’s second successive gold medal in the Asian Games after his triumph in Incheon 2014 in the 61kg category. Soon after his win, he […]

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Asian Games: Shooters Apurvi, Ravi bag bronze

Jakarta: Indian shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar bagged the bronze medal in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event at the 18th Asian Games here on Sunday. The Indian pair scored 429.9 in the final round to finish on the podium. Chinese Taipei won the gold with a score of 494.1 while China took […]

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Indian Hockey players including six from Odisha depart for Asian Games 2018

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: All eyes are now on the qualification for 2020 Tokyo Olympics as the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams today left from the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi for the Asian Games in Indonesia. Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas are two players from Odisha in the men’s team while Sunita Lakra, Namita […]

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Indonesia holds massive event to welcome Asiad

Jakarta: The Indonesian capital of Jakarta held a mass event on Sunday to welcome the upcoming Asian Games with the participation of 65,000 people including the president, ministers and senior officials in the government. The event was part of nationwide observances to commemorate the 73rd national Independence Day and to welcome the 18th Asian Games […]

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Asian Games 2018: 524-member Indian contingent announced

New Delhi: A 524-member Indian contingent will feature in the upcoming Asian Games, slated to be held from August 18 in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced on Tuesday. The contingent will comprise of 277 men and 247 women athletes from a total of 36 sports disciplines. Of the various sporting […]

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Cuttack girl Rutaparna all set for Asian Games badminton challenge

Cuttack: As an inspiration to many young girls of Odisha, Cuttack’s Rutaparna Panda became the first Odia girl to represent India in badminton in Asian Games. She has been selected in the 20-member badminton team for the upcoming Asian Games to be played in Jakarta, Indonesia from August 18. A trainee in Badminton legend Pullela […]

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