Not good news for Indian fans. Actually, Indian Grandmaster Vidit Santosh Gujarati has become a victim of upset in the Asian Games. Kazakhstan’s international master Kazybek Nogarbek has defeated Vidit Santosh Gujarati in the second round of men’s individual chess competition of Asian Games. Vidit Santosh Gujarati is the third best ranked player in the Asian Games, but this player has suffered an upset against Kazibek Nogarbek.
India-Myanmar football match in Asian Games ended in a draw. Both teams scored 1-1 goals till the stipulated time. In this way the match remained a draw 1-1. However, the Indian team managed to reach the pre-quarterfinals of the Asian Games after 13 years.
Indian table tennis player Harmeet Desai has to face defeat in the quarter finals. South Korea’s Jaehyun An defeated Harmeet Desai 9-11, 8-11, 9-11.
Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen has won his match. Nikhat Zareen defeated World Championship winner Nguyen Thi Tam 5-0. In this way Nikhat Zareen has reached the next round.
Indian fencer Taniksha Khatri has lost in the quarter-finals of the individual épée event. Taniksha Khatri lost to world number-2 Hong Kong player Y Vivian 7-15. In this way Taniksha Khatri missed the medal. Taniksha Khatri made it to the knockout round by winning three matches of the pool stage. Taniksha Khatri touched her opponent seven times in the quarter-finals, which was not enough to take her to the semi-finals. In fact, if Taniksha Khatri had won this match, at least one medal for India would have been assured.
The Indian football team faces the challenge of Myanmar. The game between the two teams has finished till half time. The Indian team is leading 1-0 till half time. Myanmar team is continuously counter attacking, but till now it has not been successful in scoring goals.
In the Asian Games 2023, the Indian men’s table tennis team has secured its place in the quarter-finals by defeating the Kazakhstan team. Now they will face the South Korean team today at 4 pm.
Indian female boxer Preeti Pawar has confirmed her place in the quarter-finals with her victory against the Jordanian player in the women’s 54 kg weight category event at the Asian Games 2023.
Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal started with a win in the Asian Games 2023 and secured his place in the round of 16. Sumit defeated the Macau player 6-0, 6-0 in straight sets.
In the Asian Games 2023, the Indian men’s hockey team has won a one-sided 16-0 match against Uzbekistan in Pool-A. Complete dominance of the Indian team was seen in this match. For India, Lalit Yadav scored maximum 4 goals in the match. Apart from this, Mandeep Singh and Varun Kumar also managed to score 3 goals each.
India has got another medal in shooting. Ramita has won the bronze medal in 10 meter air rifle. This is India’s second medal in shooting. So far, India has won 3 silver and two bronze medals.
India’s account has been opened on the very first day in the Asian Games. India got silver medal in shooting and with this India won its first medal. India is having a very good day in rowing. India has won two silver and one bronze medal in rowing. Indian women’s cricket team has also made it to the finals by defeating Bangladesh. Silver medal in cricket is confirmed for India. However, India is waiting for gold first.
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Asian Games 2023 Live Updates: Asian Games 2023 has officially started from today in Hangzhou city of China. This time a team of 655 athletes from India will participate in various events of 40 sports. The country is expected to win more than 100 medals this time. In this, everyone is considered to be a strong contender to win medals in table tennis, rowing, shooting, boxing and wushu, besides hockey, cricket, women’s and men’s events.
India started the 24th September on a great note and has so far won one silver and one bronze medal in the rowing event. The first medal for India in rowing was won by the pair of Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh in the final of men’s lightweight double sculls in which they secured the silver medal by finishing second with a time of 6:28:18.
In rowing, India won the second medal in the form of bronze medal in men’s doubles coxless event by Babu Lal Yadav and Lekh Ram. Whereas in shooting, in the 10 meter air rifle team event, the trio of Ramita, Mehuli Ghosh and Aashi Choukse secured the silver medal by finishing with a score of 1886. The Indian women’s cricket team, after defeating Bangladesh in the semi-finals and entering the finals, has assured itself of a medal in this event.
Important matches today in hockey and table tennis also
In hockey, the Indian men’s team will start its campaign today, in which it will face the Uzbekistan team. In women’s football, India will face Thailand, while in men’s football they will have to play a match against Myanmar. Whereas in boxing, Nikhat Zareen will face the Vietnamese player in the round of 32 of 50 kg. This match will take place at 4:30 pm Indian time. India will make its debut in tennis today.