Asia’s nations are vying for gold and dominance of the medal count at the 19th Asian Games, which are currently taking place in Hangzhou, China. In Archery, Ojas Pravin Deotale and Abhishek will later compete for the gold medal. In essence, this confirms India’s ownership of both gold and silver. Jyothi Surekha Vennam will compete for gold in the women’s compound final, while Aditi Gopichand Swami will compete for bronze.
Arjun Singh and Sunil Singh Salam won bronze in the men’s canoe double 1000m final. India defeated Nepal by 23 runs to advance to the semi-finals of the men’s cricket tournament. India had a successful opening round in the kabaddi competition. India won 60 medals, including 13 golds, 24 silvers, and 24 bronzes till Monday.
India at Asian Games 2023: Impressive performance in the morning session
Bronze in the men’s canoe double 1000m; three medals in compound archery verified for India.
The Asian Games 2023
The 19th Asian Games are taking place in Hangzhou, China, with countries from all over Asia competing for gold and control of the medal count. Yet another day with more opportunities to win Medals. India won 13 gold medals, 24 silver medals, and 24 bronze medals on Monday, bringing their total to 60.
Major News from the Asian Games
# Yang Jaewon loses to Ojas Pravin Deotale 150–146. That indicates that Ojas will later compete against Abhishek for the gold medal. That essentially verifies India’s possession of both gold and silver.
# The women’s compound final will feature Jyothi Surekha Vennam, and Aditi Gopichand Swami will battle for the bronze.
# In the men’s canoe double 1000m final, Arjun Singh and Sunil Singh Salam take home bronze.
The Asian Games: India progressed to the cricket semi-finals
On a challenging surface, Team India held off a comeback by Nepal as Yashasvi Jaiswal’s outstanding century (100), Rinku Singh’s late blitzkrieg (37*), and an all-around bowling performance helped the team to a 23-run victory. India advanced to the men’s cricket tournament semi-finals with the triumph.
The Asian Games: India got a good start in Kabaddi
India also got off to a good start in the men’s kabaddi competition, defeating Bangladesh 55-18, and the women’s hockey team defeated Hong Kong China with a convincing score of 13-0.
The Asian Games: Indians dominated the field in the archery
In the compound event of archery, Indians dominated the field. In the men’s event, Ojas Pravin Deotale and Abhishek Sharma set up an all-Indian final, and Jyothi Surekha Vennam also advanced to the women’s final.
The Asian Games: Other Major Events
# Both HS Prannoy and PV Sindhu barely broke a sweat to advance to the round of 16 in badminton.
# In the women’s 800 m race, Kumari Chanda and Harmilan Bains qualified for the final, and India also made it to the men’s 4×400 m final.
# Tejaswin Shankar, aiming for the top podium spot in the men’s decathlon, will be the focus of attention.
# Parul Chaudhary, who took home silver in the women’s 3000m steeplechase on Monday, will line up for India in the women’s 5000m final in Hangzhou and attempt to win a second medal.
# Annu Rani will aim to improve upon the bronze she earned in the women’s javelin final at the 2014 Asian Games.
Till Monday, India won 60 medals, including 13 golds, 24 silvers, and 24 bronzes.