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Asian Games 2018, Day 8 as it happened: Hima Das, Muhammed Anas clinch silver in 400m; Dutee Chand claims silver in 100m

Recap of Day 8 of Asian Games 2018: Hima Das, Muhammed Anas, and Dutee Chand clinch silver as athletes impress

By HT Correspondent | Aug 26, 2018 21:06 IST

Stunning effort by the Indian athletes as both Hima Das and Muhammed Anas bag a silver each. Dutee Chand put all her troubles behind her as she clinched silver in the 100m race. However, it was a heartbreak for G Lakshmanan who was stripped off his 10,000m bronze medal as he stepped out of the track.

Earlier, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu reached the semi-finals of the women’s singles badminton event and assured India of two medals. Another medal was ensured when the Indian women’s archery team entered the final of the women’s compound team event. Earlier, India’s Fouaad Mirza won a silver medal after finishing second in the individual men’s equestrian event; this is India’s first individual medal in the sport since 1982. The Indian equestrian team also won a silver in the team event. India also bagged bronze in both the men’s and the mixed team. The hockey team continued their dominant form when they beat South Korea 5-3.

21:00 hrs IST

Summary: Day 8

5 Silver & 2 Bronze Medals for India today.

They are number nine in Medal Tally with 7 Gold, 10 Silver & 19 Bronze Medals

20:55 hrs IST

Heartbreak for India - AFI’s appeal rejected

20:52 hrs IST

Table tennis Update

India’s Sathiyan pushes world No 14 Chihyuan Chuang but then loses 10-12, 9-11, 9-11.

20:24 hrs IST

Hima Das - LEGEND

20:24 hrs IST

Reactions coming in after Dutee’s heroics

20:12 hrs IST

Positive news coming in from table tennis

Sharath Kamal has won the first game against Lin Yunju to put India 1-0 ahead against Chinese Taipei.

19:53 hrs IST

Update on the Govindan Lakshmanan disqualification

19:47 IST


What a story, what a run, what a champion.

SILVER Medal for Dutee Chand (100m) clocking 11.32s

19:21 pm IST

Big shock for India, Govindan loses bronze

Lakshmanan Govindan loses his bronze for stepping out of track in men’s 10,000m India’s Govindan had won a bronze in men’s 10,000m with a time of 29 min 44.91 seconds.

19:06 pm IST

Men’s 400m hurdles

Santhosh Kumar Tamilarasan and Dharun Ayyasamy have qualified for the final of men’s 400m final. both finished second with a time of 50.46 and 49.55 seconds respectively.

18:44 hrs IST

Good show by India - Table tennis

India through to QF as they beat Iran 3-1 in their final pool match.

18:41 hrs IST

Missed out: Sreeshankar out of the medal places

His last jump was a foul and this rules him out from a podium finish.

18:21 hrs IST

MEDAL ALERT!! G Lakshmanan wins Bronze

The day continues to be sweet for India, G Lakshmanan has bagged bronze.

18:18 hrs IST


Sreeshankar has attempted all three attempts so far. His scores - 7.76, 7395, 7.71.

18:09 hrs IST

Long Jump - Medal hope for India

After 3 attempts, Sreeshankar still at 3rd spot (7.95m)

18:05 hrs IST

Men’s Hockey - India keep on the winning momentum

India beat South Korea 5-3 in their penultimate group match

17:53 hrs IST

Setback in Boxing

India’s Shiva Thapa loses in Pre-QF (60 kg)

17:47 hrs IST

MEDAL ALERT!! India shine in Bridge

Two bronze medals in Men’s Team and Mixed team event

17:43 hrs IST

MEDAL ALERT!! Muhammed Anas win silver in 400m

Wow, golden day for India at athleticsm, Anas gets SILVER too. He clocked 45.69s

17:34 hrs IST

MEDAL ALERT - Hima Das bags SILVER in Women’s 400m

Stunning effort by the Indian. She continues India’s dominant run in athletics.

17:25 hrs IST

Athletics - Men’s Long Jump Final

Sreeshankar gets off to a great start, he has a 7.76m jump, best among the first five jumpers.

17:18 hrs IST

Sreeshankar in action NOW in Men’s Long Jump Final

His 7.83 was the 4th best among qualifiers.

17:10 hrs IST

Hockey - India maintain the lead

End of second quarter, INDIA 3-0 KOREA

17:04 hrs IST

Dutee blazes away

Lovely run by the Indian, she enters the final. It has been a stunning day for India at the athletics.

PHOTO FINISH. With 11.43 she is third

16:57 hrs IST

Table Tennis update - Good start by India

Manika Batra gives India a lead, outclassing Ashtari Mahshid in the first match of the tie, winning 11-6 11-4 11-3.

16:53 hrs IST

Hockey - Stunning GOAL by India

What a lovely pass, a lofted pass and Latit Upadhyay is there to tap it in.

16:51 hrs IST

Hockey - End of first quarter

Korea settled down towards the end of the first 15 minutes even as India kept pushing forward. However, they should have been ahead 4-0, but missed two really good chances.

16:47 hrs IST

Sustained pressure from India

India have scored two goals and have missed two rather open chances. Korea on the defensive as India have pressed on the accelerator and are not looking back.

16:37 hrs IST

GOAL! India slam their second

This was a lovely ball from Rupinder and the ball was deflected in the top right corner of the net

16:33 hrs IST

Boom - GOAL for India

Rupinder takes the penalty stroke and slams it left of the goalkeeper, India take the lead just as we blink

16:31 hrs IST

Hockey - India win penalty corner in the first minute

Yes, they are showing why they are in such hot form, what a run, lovely pass and then win a penalty corner

16:25 hrs IST

Right, hockey time

India take on Korea, and this could be their toughest match so far.

15:59 hrs IST

India make it to the finals

Indian team (Rajat Chauhan, Aman Saini & Abhishek Verma) storm into Final of Compound Men’s Team Event with 230-227 win over Chinese Taipei.

15:53 hrs IST

Brilliant from India - Men’s compound team

After round 3, India have managed to stretch their lead to 172-168

15:46 hrs IST

Impressive from India in Archery

India locked in a battle with Chinese Taipei, the scores read 114-113 after round 2.

It is really tense.

15:41 hrs IST

Blazing start for India’s men’s team in Table tennis

Sathiyan G, Harmeet Desai and Sharath Kamal win their matches in straight games after blanking UAE.

15:39 hrs IST

Compound men’s team semi-final in Archery begins

15:34 hrs IST

Good news for India in Boxing

Sarjubala Devi sealed her spot in the Women’s Fly 51kg quarterfinals after defeating Tajikistan’s Madina Ghaforova 5-0.

15:31 hrs IST

It is indeed a momentous day for Indian Badminton

15:14 hrs IST

India through to semis in Archery

It was a tight finish but then Aman Saini and Abhishek Verma somehow squeezed it through to the semis. They enter the semis by a solitary point and will now face Chinese Taipei at 3.30 pm IST.

15:09 hrs IST

Intense battle on in Archery

This is a real seesaw battle. India take a three-point lead after the third set as they shoot five 10s in the set. The total score now reads 173. Philippines’s score is 170 going into the final set.

14:53 hrs IST

Sindhu through to semis, assured of medal

PV Sindhu wins the deciding game 21-14 and is now through to the semi-finals. She is now assured of a medal.

14:42 hrs IST

Sindhu leads

As has been the trend in this match, Sindhu leads at the break. The question is will she be able to convert this lead into a match win.

14:32 hrs IST

Boxing upset

India’s Manoj Kumar loses 0-5 to Abdurakhman Abdurakhmanov of Kyrgyzstan in men’s Welter (69kg) Round of 16. That’s a shocking loss for someone India saw as a medal contender.

14:30 hrs IST

Sindhu loses second game

Well then. That escalated quickly; Jindapol fought back and Sindhu could not stem the flow of losing points and eventually lost the game 21-16.

14:19 hrs IST

Sindhu ahead at the break, again

Sindhu once again takes a slender 3-point lead into the break. She’s ahead 11-8 and in a good position to seal another medal for India.

14:06 hrs IST

Sindhu wins first game

Sindhu has won the first game 21-11. That was a commanding performance from the shuttler. Can she seal the match now?

14:01 hrs IST

Sindhu leads at the break

Sindhu is ahead 11-7 at the break. She’s in a strong position to win the first game.

13:50 hrs IST

Sindhu match underway

PV Sindhu is up against Nitchaon Jindapol in the quarter-finals.

13:31 hrs IST

India assured of archery medal

Good news coming in: India have beaten Chinese Taipei 225-222 in the women’s compound team semi-finals and are now assured of a medal in archery.

13:27 hrs IST

India trail China in table tennis

Chen Meng won the first match against Ayhika Mukherjee. A lot rides on Manika Batra now, who will play the second match.

13:14 hrs IST

Saina Nehwal advances to semis, assured of medal

Saina wins the second game 21-16 and advances to the semi-finals, where she’s assured of at least a bronze medal even if she loses. What a performance this was!

13:05 hrs IST

Saina leads in break

Saina has a slim 11-9 lead at the break.

12:53 IST

Saina wins first game!

Well, that was something. Saina looked down and out in the first game to begin with but has ended up on the winning side of the first game. Fantastic mental strength from the veteran.

12:48 hrs IST

Saina fights back

Saina was down 11-3 in the first game but has clawed her way back into the match and now is level on points at 18-18.

12:42 hrs IST

Archery Compound Women’s Team Event update

India are through to the semi-finals after defeating Indonesia 229-224. However, a medal isn’t yet assured; a play-off happens for the third place in this event.

12:37 hrs IST

Saina trails at the break

Ratchanok Intanon has come out strong in the first game and Saina has been caught off guard. The Indian is behind 11-3 at the break.

12:30 hrs IST

Saina Nehwal’s match underway

The women’s badminton quarter-final between Saina Nehwal and Ratchanok Intanon has begun.

12:25 hrs IST

Medal alert!

India’s Fouaad Mirza won a silver medal after finishing second in the individual event; this is India’s first individual medal in the sport since 1982.

12:10 hrs IST

Table tennis update

In the women’s team event, Ayhika Mukherjee, Manika Batra, Madhurika Patkar will take on China in the second Group A game which begins soon.

11:55 hrs IST

Shooting update

Ganemat Sekhon and Rashmi Rathore both fail to qualify for the women’s skeet final.

11:30 hrs IST IST

Saina’s Q/F match to begin soon

Saina Nehwal will take on Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon in the women’s singles badminton quarter-finals soon.

11:10 hrs IST

Handball update

India have lost their match against Chinese Taipei 31-35.

10:55 hrs IST

Canoe update

India finished 5th in men’s Canoe TBR 500m semi-final 1, thus failing to qualify for the medal race. They will, however, take part in Final B.

10:40 hrs IST

Badminton action coming up

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will be in action in the women’s singles quarter-finals shortly. A win for both of them will ensure two bronze medals.

10:30 hrs IST

Women’s skeet shooting qualification update

India’s Ganemat Sekhon is currently in 10th place while Rashmi Rathore is in 12th.

10:10 hrs IST

Handball update

India trail 12-15 to Chinese Taipei in men’s Main Round Group 3 match at half-time.

09:54 hrs IST

Archery update

India beat Qatar 227-213 in 1/8 eliminations to qualify for the compound men’s team quarter-finals where they will take on Philippines later today.

09:40 hrs IST

Athletics update

The men’s 400m Hurdles heats were called off, which means we will straight away go to the semi-finals in the evening. Two Indians - Dharun Ayyasamy and Santhosh Kumar - will take the field.

09:30 hrs IST

India lose in sepaktakraw

India lost 2-0 to Malaysia in the men’s regu preliminary group B sepaktakraw encounter.

09:25 hrs IST

Women’s 400m hurdles final update

Jauna Murmu and Anu Raghavan have qualified for the finals of the women’s 400m hurdles final.

09:20 hrs IST

India beat Qatar 3-0

That was quick. India won the team’s event with little to no trouble. That’s a good start and they will hope to keep the momentum going.

09:09 hrs IST

Canoe update

India progressed to the semi-final in the women’s TBR 500m with the timing of 2:32.491.

08:50 hrs IST

India begin table tennis campaign

The Indian women’s table tennis team is leading Qatar 1-0 in their first match of the tournament.

08:30 hrs IST

Bridge update

India are guaranteed two medals in bridge today. Even a loss in the semi-finals for the men’s and mixed teams will see them get a bronze.

08:10 hrs IST

Women’s skeet shooting qualification update

In the women’s skeet qualifiers, Rashmi Rathore and Ganemat Sekhon are now 9th and 11th respectively.

07:40 hrs IST

Full medal tally

Tajinderpal Singh Toor’s gold medal in the men’s shot put event yesterday took India’s total medal count to 29 (7 gold). You can check out a full list of India’s medallists here.

07:25 hrs IST

Men’s skeet day 2 qualification to begin shortly

Two Indians - Angad Singh Bajwa and Sheeraz Sheikh - will be in action in the men’s skeet shooting day 2 qualification that is set to begin in a few minutes.

07:00 hrs IST

Action to look forward to today

Today is definitely going to be an action-packed day. Aside from final events in athletics and shooting, table tennis gets underway. Furthermore there’s badminton, hockey and badminton action to watch. Stay tuned for all the live updates.

06:50 hrs IST

Day 7 recap

Yesterday didn’t bring as many medals for India as Day 6 did, but it was an eventful day at the Games regardless. Relive the highlights of the day here and see the best of yesterday in pictures here.

06:40 hrs IST

Women’s skeet shooting qualification underway

The women’s skeet shooting event is now on day 2 of qualification and the results at the end of today will see the finals line-up get decided. Indian shooters Ganemat Sekhon and Rashmi Rathore are currently 8th and 9th, respectively.

06:30 hrs IST

Day 8 is underway

Hello and welcome to live coverage of Day 8 of the Asian Games 2018. It’s early in the morning but there’s no rest for the weary as events for the day have already begun.