Sift Kaur Samra, Ashi Chouksey
19th Asian Games Hangzhou, 2nd Day 25th September, India Result:
Wednesday (September 26) was the fourth day of the ongoing 19th Asian Games in Hongzhou, China. The day was dominated by shooters for India. On the fourth day, India won a total of 8 medals, 7 of which were in shooting.
This was the first time that India won 7 medals in a single day in shooting.
Meanwhile, India’s Sifat Kaur Samra, Ashi Chouksi and Manini Kaushik clinched the silver medal in the women’s 50m rifle 3 position team event on Wednesday. Also in the same event, Sifat also won the individual gold medal setting a world record, while Chouksi won the bronze medal.
Sifat scored the highest score of 469.6 in the women’s 50m rifle 3 position individual event to set a world record. While Chouksi won the bronze medal with a score of 451.9.
Apart from this, the Indian team consisting of Manu Bhakar, Isha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan won the gold medal in women’s 25m pistol team event. Isha Singh also won an individual silver medal in the same event.
In shooting itself, the Indian team consisting of Anant Jeet Singh Naruka, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Khangura Gurjot Singh won the bronze medal in the men’s skeet team event. In the men’s skit individual event, 25-year-old Anant Jeet Singh Naruka won the silver medal.
Also, in sailing on Wednesday, Vishnu Saravanan bagged a bronze medal in men’s ILCA7 category.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday, Roshibina Devi Naorem secured at least a silver medal in Wushu by winning the semi-final match in the 60 kg category.
Also in boxing, Nikhat Zarin has entered the quarter-finals by maintaining his rhythm. However, Shiva Thapa and Sanjeet were shocked to lose against their rivals.
India’s men’s team lost to Pakistan in squash. In the women’s preliminaries in basketball, the Indian team defeated Indonesia by a margin of 66-46. Also in 3×3 basketball, the Indian men’s team defeated Macau by a margin of 21-12 in the league match.
In hockey, India’s women’s team beat Singapore 13-0 in the league round.
It was a mixed day for India in tennis. Saket Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan secured a medal by reaching the semifinals in men’s doubles. However, Sumeet Nagal and Ankita Raina suffered defeat in singles.
At the same time, Rohan Bopanna and Rituja Bhosale entered the mixed doubles quarterfinals. In table tennis, Sathian Gnanasekaran and Manika Batra have won the round of 32 match. So they will now play the quarter-finals.
Meanwhile, India has now accumulated a total of 22 medals, including 5 gold, 7 silver and 10 bronze medals. India is currently ranked seventh in the medal table. China is at the top with 140 medals.