Athletics at Asian Games 2023: From the battlefield to the playground, China does not desist from its tactics. A similar incident was seen in the Asian Games-2023 held in Hangzhou, China. In 100 meter hurdles, the Chinese player took part in the event despite a false start. Not only this, he also won a medal. Medal snatched from Chinese player after India’s objection.
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Jyoti’s medal upgrade
Jyothi Yarraji won India’s 52nd medal in the Asian Games in China. He had won bronze in the 100 meter hurdle race but later Indian officials expressed objection. Actually, this objection was about Chinese player Yanni Wu. Yanni Wu made the false start. After investigation, Jyoti’s medal was upgraded.
Medal snatched from Chinese player
The officials investigated the matter after the objection. After the investigation was completed, it was found that Chinese athlete Yanni Wu had made a wrong start. Because of this Yanni Wu was disqualified. In this way Jyoti’s medal was upgraded and a silver medal was added to her account.
India’s fifty medals
India’s excellent performance continues in the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China. India has so far won a total of 52 medals in these games. These include 13 gold, 21 silver and 18 bronze medals. On October 1, Tejinder Pal Singh Toor won the gold medal in shot put. At the same time, Avinash Sable won the gold medal in 3000 meter steeplechase.