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Asian Games 2018, Day 13 as it happened: India win sailing medals; Women settle for hockey silver

Asian Games 2018 highlights of Day 13: India women’s hockey team lose 1-2 to Japan, get silver.

By HT Correspondent | Sep 01, 2018 20:32 IST

India added to their medal tally on Day 13 of the Asian Games 2018. India women’s hockey team lost the final to 1-2 to Japan and settled for silver. It was an improvement from 2006 and 2014 when the team got bronze. Amit Panghal reached the final of men’s (49 kg) light fly category and will now Rio Olympics gold medallist Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan on Saturday. Sailing India clinched three medals in sailing with Varsha Gautham/Sweta Shervegar clinching silver in the 49er FX Women’s event, Harshita Tomar claiming bronze in the Open Laser 4.7 and Varun Thakkar Ashok/Chengappa Ganapathy Kelapanda too bagged the bronze in the 49er men’s even. (MEDALS TALLY) (ASIAN GAMES FULL COVERAGE)

19:50 pm IST

India lose to Japan, get silver

India lose 1-2 to Japan in the women’s hockey final of the Asian games 2018. The result means India will have to go through the qualification round for 2020 Olympics.

19:29 IST

Japan lead again

At the fag end of the third quarter Japan have retaken the lead. Kawamura Motomi with what could prove to be a crucial goal.

19:24 pm IST

Update: Bridge

Final 1 in the bridge are over, Final 2 will be held on Saturday. The men’s pair is positioned well and could claim a medal.

19:06 pm IST

India, Japan level at half-time

India and Japan are level pegging at half-time. Japan took the lead early on but Neha Goyal scored to restore parity.

18:59 pm IST

India equalise against Japan

India have drawn level with Japan in the final. Neha Goyal with the equaliser. 1-1 now.

18:42 hrs IST

India concede early in final

The Indian women’s hockey team has conceded an early goal against Japan in the final. Japan scored from a penalty-corner.

18:30 pm IST

India-Japan final underway

Hockey final between India and Japan is now underway. The winner of the match qualifies for the 2020 Olympics.

17:55 pm IST

India-Japan hockey final to start soon

Hockey final between India and Japan is to begin soon. It will be a historic occasion no matter what the result.

17:32 pm IST

Congratulations in for Amit


17:18 pm IST

Tough final ahead for Amit Panghal

Amit Panghal will face Rio Olympics gold medallist Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in the final on Saturday. It will be a big test for Amit.

16:57 pm IST

Amit wins

Amit Panghal has beaten Carlo Paalam of Philippines 3:2 in the semifinal of (49 kg) light fly category. He is through to the final and will get at least a silver.

16:46 IST

Amit Panghal’s bout is underway

Amit Panghal’s match with Carlo Paalam has begun.

16:21 pm IST

Amit Panghal is up next

Amit Panghal is the next medal hopeful who will be in action. He takes on Carlo Paalam of Philippines in men’s (49 kg) light fly semifinals.

16:19 pm IST

India lose in squash

Indian men’s team have lost 0-2 in the squash semifinal. The team will have to settle for bronze.

15:33 hrs IST

Squash update

India trail 0-1 against Hong Kong in men’s team semi-final. Saurav Ghosal loses 1st Singles 0-3

15:08 hrs IST

MEDAL ALERT! Sailing 49er FX Women

Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar win silver in women’s 49er sailing event

15:05 hrs IST

Good news from Canoe

India’s Prakant Sharma and Jamesboy Singh Oinam top the semi-finals to make it to the A-final, where they will compete for medals.

15:01 hrs IST

MEDAL ALERT! Bronze in sailing

Harshita Tomar wins bronze in Open laser 4.7 sailing event

15:00 hrs IST

MEDAL ALERT! Indian win bronze

Varun Thakkar and Ganapathy win Bronze in men’s sailing 49er

14:43 hrs IST

Roller skate

India’s Aarathy Kasturi and Varsha Sriramakrishna finish seventh and eighth respectively in women’s Road 20km race.

14:16 hrs IST

Squash: Men’s Team Event

India about to take on Hong Kong in Semis.

India won Gold in the last edition

14:09 hrs IST

Diving - Positive news for India

Ramananda Sharma finishes ninth in the men’s 3m springboard preliminary round, which is good enough to qualify him for the final.

13:59 hrs IST

Disappointment in Skating

Amitesh Mishra finishes eighth in the men’s 20km road race with a timing of 34:00.957 minutes.

Harshveer Singh Sekhon did not finish the race.

13:51 hrs IST

Emphatic performance by India in athletics

Indian athletes end campaign with best showing in 40 years.

Read about their campaign here.

13:19 hrs IST

Vikas Krishan pulls out - India gets bronze

Unfortunately, the Indian boxer has been forced to pull out of the semi-final bout as he has been declared medically unfit due to an injury.

He will get a bronze.

13:11 hrs IST

Great news from BRIDGE

Three men’s pairs, one women’s pair and two mixed pairs are through to the final rounds.

Medal haul expected, oh yes!

13:03 hrs IST

Table tennis - India’s performance at the Games

India’s table tennis team clinched two medals at the 2018 Asiad – the men’s team bronze and the mixed doubles bronze (Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal).

12:57 hrs IST

Sathiyan loses in Table tennis

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran loses 1-4 to World No 19 Kenta Matsudaira

It ends India’s campaign in Table tennis

12:45 hrs IST

India’s Sathiyan fall behind in Table tennis

Sathiyan loses the third game 9-11 and now trails 1-2 in the match.

He goes down 6-11 in the third game and trails 1-3 in the match

12:25 hrs IST

India in Table tennis

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran is in action Now against world No 19 Kenta Matsudaira in Pre-QF

He has taken the first game 11-9

12:19 hrs IST

Big day for Hockey

The Indian women’s hockey team will take on Japan in the final later today.

After the men’s team went down to Malaysia yesterday, this is another chance for India to clinch Gold.

11:40 hrs IST

India’s potential squash opponents

The Indian women’s team will play either Hong Kong or Japan in the summit clash. Neither will be an easy clash but Malaysia weren’t walkovers either.

11:35 hrs IST

Vikas Krishan settles for bronze

Boxer Vikas Krishan pulled out of his semi-final bout, a source within the team told AFP. Hence the bronze medal.

11:28 hrs IST

India beat Malaysia, ensure at least silver

India have beaten Malaysia 2-0 in the semi-final; an amazing win that guarantees them at least a silver, although they will undoubtedly be hungry for a gold medal.

11:10 hrs IST

Manika Batra suffers loss

It wasn’t to be. Manika Batra didn’t play too badly as the game progressed but the Chinese paddler’s dominance grew and Batra couldn’t keep up.

11:00 hrs IST

Batra fights back

Manika Batra has won the fourth game 11-6. However, a comeback looks unlikely at this point since she needs to win the next three games on the trot.

10:55 hrs IST

Sharath Kamal loses

Kamal has been knocked out of the men’s singles TT event after a 4-2 loss to Chinese Taipei’s Chuang Chihyuan. Meanwhile, Manika Batra has lost the first three games in her bout. She will need to produce something special to make it to the next round.

10:51 hrs IST

India lose in soft tennis

Cambodia registered a 3-0 win over India in the men’s team preliminary event.

10:50 hrs IST

India lead Malaysia in squash semis

India have taken a 1-0 lead in the semi-final. A win ensures at least a silver medal for the women’s team.

10:47 hrs IST

Kamal, Batra in trouble

It isn’t looking good for India’s biggest table tennis medal hopes. Sharath Kamal is down 3 games to 2 now whereas Manika Batra, who did better in the second game, ended up on the wrong end of the scoreline and is now down 2 games to nothing.

10:40 hrs IST

Bad start for Manika Batra

Batra lost the first game of her round of 16 match 11-2; quite a one-sided game that was. She will need to fight back.

10:35 hrs IST

Sharath Kamal fights back

Kamal looked down and out in the fourth game but rallied hard to win it 16-14 and take the match to the deciding game.

10:30 hrs IST

Soft tennis - India in action

India are facing Cambodia in a men’s team preliminary Group C soft tennis match.

10:20 hrs IST

Manika Batra in action soon

India’s Manika Batra will take on China’s Wang Manyu in a women’s singles table tennis round of 16 match in a while.

10:00 hrs IST

Men’s table tennis update

Sharath Kamal lost the first game 7-11 to Chinese Taipei’s Chihyuan Chuang in their round of 16 encounter.

09:40 hrs IST

Judo update

Rajwinder Kaur’s campaign ends with a loss to Jiawen Tsai of Chinese Taipei in women’s +78kg repechage round.

09:30 hrs IST

Squash semi-final to begin

Indian women’s squash team will take on Malaysia in the team event semi-final. The losing team will get a bronze medal.

09:10 hrs IST

Cycling update

India’s Esow Alban finished last in the second heats and as a result, is knocked out of the men’s keirin competition. Ranjit Singh suffered a similar fate.

09:00 hrs IST

Volleyball update

India lose in straight sets to Chinese Taipei in a women’s classification match.

08:40 hrs IST

Judo update

India’s Rajwinder Kaur will enter the repechage round after suffering a loss to Japan’s Akira Sone in the women’s +78kg quarters.

08:30 hrs IST

Naocha Singh Laitonjam makes it to semis

Naocha Singh Laitonjam qualified for men’s 200m single (K1) semi-finals. He finished 7th in Heat 1 out of 8 competitors. Another competitor Ragina Kiro finished sixth in the 200m women’s heats, and also qualified for the semi-final.

08:15 hrs IST

Kayak/canoe update

The men’s 200m single (K1) event involving India’s Naocha Singh Laitonjam has begun.

08:00 hrs IST

Cycling update

India’s Ranjit Singh finished last in his group in 7th place in the men’s keirin heat, but will compete again in the repechage round.

07:55 hrs IST

Canoe/kayak continues

The women’s 200m single (K1) event involving India’s Ragina Kiro has begun. Meanwhile, Meera Das registered a did not finish in the C1 200m event.

07:35 hrs IST

Canoe/kayak update

India’s Meera Das will soon be in action in the women’s canoe single (C1) 200m heats.

07:20 hrs IST

Athletes continue to exceed expectations

India’s track-and-field athletes kept up their impressive showing on Friday, with Jinson Johnson and PU Chitra bagging medals. You can check out the full report here.

07:10 hrs IST

Hockey heartbreak for India on Day 12

India’s loss to Malaysia in the semi-finals of the hockey event understandably dominated headlines yesterday. You can read about it here.

07:00 hrs IST

Welcome to Day 13

The Asian Games 2018 rolls into its 13th day already! Good morning everyone and welcome to HT’s live coverage of the event.