The 19th Asian Games, hosted in Hangzhou, China, featured 61 fields across 40 sports. India has won 74 medals, including 16 gold, 27 silver, and 31 bronze, showcasing its impressive performance in the event. Two Indian archers, Ojas Deotale and Jyothi Surekha Vennam, annihilated South Korean opponents by one point to win their second gold medal in archery
In the 75 kg final, Lovlina Borgohain won the silver medal. In the mixed team 35 km race walk, India took home the bronze medal. In the semifinal game of the men’s hockey tournament, the Indian men’s team defeated South Korea by dodging an impending banana peel. Indian Golden boy Neeraj Chopra enters the arena as the men’s javelin throw competition begins
India Surpassed their Best Medal Total
The main event on Day 11 (October 4) for India of the current edition is Neeraj Chopra safeguarding his Asian Games Gold medal.
The 19th Asian Games
In Hangzhou, China, the 19th Asian Games are taking place, and nations from all over Asia are fighting for gold and supremacy in the medal count. It is a grand show of 61 fields and features 40 sports. India earned 74 medals, including 16 gold, 27 silver, and 31 bronze till now.
Important updates from the Asian Games
# Ojas Deotale and Jyothi Surekha Vennam, two Indian archers, defeated their South Korean rivals by one point to win their second archery gold medal.
# Lovlina Borgohain finished with a silver medal in the 75kg final.
# India grabbed the bronze medal in the mixed team 35 km race walk.
# The Indian men’s hockey team defeated South Korea in the men’s hockey semifinal.
# The men’s javelin throw competition begins with Neeraj Chopra taking the stage.
The Asian Games: Archery
On Day 11 of the continuing Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou on Wednesday, India won the compound archery mixed team final. Two Indian archers, Ojas Deotale and Jyothi Surekha Vennam, defeated South Korean opponents by one point to win their second gold medal in archery. The pair were on fire as they helped India surpass their best medal total at the Asian Games.
The Asian Games: Hockey
India defeated South Korea 5-3 to advance to the gold-medal game. For India, there were five different goal scorers in the semifinals. In the final on Friday, either China or Japan will face the Indian men’s hockey team.
The Asian Games: Boxing
At the Asian Games 2023, Lovlina Borgohain, the current world champion boxer, took home the silver medal in the women’s 75kg final. The 26-year-old Lovlina, a former Asian champion, lost to China’s Li Qian 5:0 on points to finish second at the Asian Games.
The Asian Games: Decathlon
In the men’s decathlon competition at the Asian Games 2023, Tejaswin Shankar set a new national record with 7666 points, winning a silver medal on Tuesday.
The Asian Games: kabaddi
In their third game, the Indian women’s kabaddi team defeated Thailand 54-22 to lead Group A’s points standings. Ritu Negi and company were guaranteed a medal and a semifinal spot at the Asian Games 2023 thanks to their victory.
The Asian Games: Javelin throw
In the final men’s javelin throw, India’s golden boy, Neeraj Chopra, will compete for gold. The main event of Day 11 (October 4) of the 19th edition is Neeraj Chopra protecting his Asian Games Gold medal.