Asian Games 2018, Day 12 highlights: As it happened | Crickit

Asian Games 2018, Day 12 highlights: As it happened

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By
Aug 31, 2018 09:01 PM IST

Jinson Johnson and the Women’s 4x400m relay team clinched gold medals while Seema Punia and PU Chitra settled for bronze in Women’s Discus and Women’s 1500m respectively on Day 12 of Asian Games 2018. The Men’s 4x400m team added another silver to the kitty as India had a good outing in athletics. However, it was bad news in men’s hockey as India went down fighting against Malaysia in the semi-final encounter and will now have to fight it out for the bronze medal.(MEDALS TALLY) (ASIAN GAMES FULL COVERAGE)

20:54 hrs IST

Table Tennis

India’s Manika Batra beats Nanthana Komwong of Thailand 4-0 to enter pre-quarters in women’s singles.

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20:05 hrs IST

India vs Pakistan in hockey

It is going to be India vs Pakistan in the men’s hockey bronze medal match. Pakistan lost to Japan 0-1 in the second semi-final.

19:27 hrs IST

Good day for India

Two gold medals, one silver and two bronze medals in athletics on Day 12 for India. However, the one big disappointment was the elimination of the men’s hockey team from the semi-final stage!

19:24 hrs IST

Golden run for India

India’s 4x400m women’s relay team today clinched its fifth consecutive gold medal in the Asian Games here to maintain a remarkable domination in this event.

19:21 hrs IST

India wins silver

India clinches silver in Men’s 4*400 Relay. A great final stretch by Rajiv Arokiya!

19:10 hrs IST

India in 4x400m relay

India’s Dharun Ayyasamy, Arokiarajiv, Muhammed Anas and Kunhu Muhammed are in action for India in Men’s 4x400m relay.

19:04 hrs IST

13 gold medals

India win gold in Women’s 4 x 400m Relay event. This is India’s 13th gold medal at the Asian Games 2018.

18:57 hrs IST

India wins 4x400m Relay gold

3:28:72 is the timing for the women’s team in 4*400 relay and it is a historic gold for the team!

18:52 hrs IST

India in 4x400m Relay

Hima Das to begin proceedings for India as they will be looking to defend their gold medal in this event.

18:43 hrs IST

No luck in 5000m

G Lakshmanan gave it his all but was able to finish in the sixth position as India miss out on a medal.

18:32 hrs IST

Gold for Jinson

Jinson Johnson claimed a gold medal in the Asian Games men’s 1500m event, in which 800m champion Manjit Singh finished fourth.

18:30 hrs IST

5000m Men’s race

G Lakshmanan in action for India in 5000m Men’s race. India already have one gold and two bronze medals. Can he add to the tally?

18:18 hrs IST

Shocking result in hockey

Defending champion India out of gold medal contention in Asian Games hockey competition after semifinal loss.

18:13 hrs IST

Gold for Jinson Johnson

Second medal for Jinson Johnson as he claims gold in Men’s 1500m race with a timing of 3:44;72!

18:05 hrs IST

Heartbreak in Hockey

A shock loss for India as they were defeated 6-7 (on penalties) in the semi-final match against Malaysia.

17:59 hrs IST

Bronze for India

Another bronze for India and this time, it is PU Chitra in the 1500m women’s race! Her timing was 4:12:56!

17:57 hrs IST

Bronze for Seema Punia

Seema Punia throws 61.18 in her final attempt and it will be bronze for her!

17:52 hrs IST

Sandeep Kumari misses

End of the road for Sandeep Kumari as she misses the final attempt!

17:51 hrs IST

Women’s 1500m coming up

PU Chitra and Monika Chaudhary in action for India in Women’s 1500m!

17:47 hrs IST

Discus Throw - Fifth attempt

Sandeep Kumari wastes her fifth attempt but Seema Punia also misses and this can be problematic for the defending Asian Games gold medallist.

17:43 hrs IST

Discus Throw - Fourth attempt

Sandeep Kumari misses another attempt and it looks the medal hopes are gone for her. On the other hand, Seema Punia continue to hold on to the bronze medal position with 61.28m

17:27 hrs IST

Seema in bronze position

The problem for India continues as Sandeep Kumari could manage just 54.61 in the third attempt. Seema Punia, however, has taken the third position with 62.26m.

17:21 hrs IST

Discus Throw - Second attempt

Trouble for India as both Sandeep Kumari and Seema Punia miss their chances and Punia stays in the bronze medal position.

17:15 hrs IST

India 2-1 Malaysia

India with a brilliant variation to a penalty corner and Varun Kumar scores with a good shot.

17:12 hrs IST

Discus Throw - First Attempt

Sandeep Kumari’s first attempt goes for 53.20 while Seema Punia is leading with 58.51m.

17:08 hrs IST

More medals for Unified Korea

The unified Korean women’s basketball team defeated Taiwan 89-66 on Thursday to reach the final at the Asian Games as players from both sides of the divided peninsula got onto the scoresheet to the cheers of joint supporters.

17:02 hrs IST

India take lead in hockey

GOAL! Harmanpreet Singh scores as India take 1-0 lead against Malaysia!

17:01 hrs IST

Discus Throw

Time for women’s discus throw and India will have two contenders - Seema Punia and Sandeep Kumara - in the event.

16:57 hrs IST

Still goalless in hockey

The third quarter is about to begin in the Asian Games 2018 semi-final match between India and Malaysia with the scores tied at 0-0. India have attacked well till now but the finishing has let them down. Follow the action live here.

16:51 hrs IST

History for China

Chinese trampolinist Dong Dong became the first Asian Games athlete to win an individual event three times in a row when he bounced to gold in the men’s final on Thursday.

16:48 hrs IST

Women chase hockey glory

The Indian women’s hockey team will be vying to win the gold medal after a long wait of 36 years when they take on Japan in the final on Friday.

16:44 hrs IST

More adulation for Swapna Barman

16:40 hrs IST

A message from PV Sindhu

16:37 hrs IST

Goalless in hockey

India, who were scoring at will in the group stages, have failed to register a single goal against Malaysia till now and with the first half almost coming to an end, the battle for the semis is getting more and more intense.

16:24 hrs IST

Medal contenders

A look at India’s possible medal contenders on Day 12 in athletics -

Sandeep Kumari – Women’s Discus Throw (Athletics) – 25

Seema Punia – Women’s Discus Throw (Athletics) – 35

Chitra Unnikrishnan – Women’s 1500m (Athletics) – 23

Monika Chaudhary - Women’s 1500m (Athletics) – 24

Jinson Johnson – Men’s 1500m (Athletics) – 27

Manjit Singh - Men’s 1500m (Athletics) – 28

Lakshmanan Govindan – Men’s 5000m (Athletics) – 28

Team India – Women’s 4x400m Relay (Athletics)

Team India - Men’s 4x400m Relay (Athletics)

16:17 hrs IST

Cash prize for Swapna Barman

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh and a government job for Swapna Barman, India’s first-ever Asian Games gold medal winner in heptathlon.

15:48 hrs IST

Sepaktakraw update

India go down to Thailand 2-0 in their Women’s Quadrant group match. India have lost all four of their group and they will not make it to the semis.

15:35 hrs IST

India vs England Test has begun

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15:09 hrs IST

Equestrian - Not very positive

Zahan Kevic Setalvad – 24th

Kaevaan Kevic Setalvad – 36th

14:47 hrs IST

Table tennis update

Sharath Kamal’s takes on Chinese Taipei’s Chih-yuan Chuang, who is the world No 14.

14:34 hrs IST

Disappointment continues from Kurash

Danish Kumar loses his quarter-finals, losing 0-10 to Iraq’s Husein Misri in the men’s -90 kg category.

14:26 hrs IST

Easy win for Sharath

The Indian does not break a sweat as he cruises into the next round . The match lasted 18 minutes.

14:10 hrs IST

Table tennis update

Sharath Kamal is up two games to nothing against Pakistan’s Muhammad Asim Qureshi in a men’s singles round of 32 match.

13:45 hrs IST

Kurash update

India’s Danish Sharma beat Mohanad Abueida of Palestine 10-0 to enter the men’s 90kg quarter-finals. Another Indian Divesh lost 0-10 to Yakhyo Imamov of Uzbekistan in a men’s 90kg round of 16 bout.

13:30 hrs IST

India lose in squash

In the women’s Pool B clash against Hong Kong, India lost 2-1.

13:10 hrs IST

India pull one back in squash

After losing the first match, India are now level with Hong Kong in the women’s team Pool B match.

13:05 hrs IST

India lose in volleyball

Myanmar won the deciding set, consigning India to a defeat in a lengthy match.

12:45 hrs IST

Volleyball match goes to deciding set

India won the fourth set 25-15 against Myanmar, meaning a final set is needed to separate these two sides.

12:40 hrs IST

Kurash update

In the women’s 78kg round of 32 bout, India’s Jyoti Tokash beat Thailand’s Meesri Prawanwit.

12:20 hrs IST

India trail in volleyball

Myanmar took the third set of their classification match. India need to win the fourth set to stay alive in the match.

12:00 hrs IST

India trail in squash

In the women’s team Pool B squash match between India and Hong Kong, the former trail 1-0.

11:50 hrs IST

India draw level in volleyball classification match

India take the second set 25-18 against Myanmar in men’s classification match. It’s all level now.

11:30 hrs IST

Volleyball update

India lost the first set 21-25 in the men’s classification round match against Myanmar.

11:16 hrs IST

Mouma Das eliminated

Das fought back hard in the third and fourth games but it wasn’t enough to help her avoid elimination.

11:00 hrs IST

Mouma Das in trouble

Indian table tennis player Mouma Das is currently two games to nothing against Chinese Taipei’s Chen Szuyu in their women’s singles round of 32 match. She is on the brink of elimination.

10:40 hrs IST

India eye more table tennis medals

After some success in the team events, Indian table tennis stars will be in action today as singles action begins. Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra, G Sathiyan and Mouma Das will all be in action today.

10:30 hrs IST

India in squash action soon

In 30 minutes time, the Indian women’s squash team will take on Hong Kong in a Pool B match.

10:15 hrs IST

Hockey action today

The Indian men’s hockey team will face Malaysia in the semi-finals. The women’s team made the final yesterday; can the men match the accomplishment of their female counterparts and ensure at least another silver medal? We shall find out later today.

10:00 hrs IST

Cycling update

India’s Aleena Reji and Deborah fail to qualify for women’s sprint quarter-finals.

09:45 hrs IST

Arpinder Singh reacts to gold medal win

Arpinder Singh clinched India’s first men’s triple jump gold in 48 years with a jump of 16.77m in the Asian Games on Wednesday. Check out his reaction to the win below:

09:35 hrs IST

Canoe/kayak update

India’s Gaurav Tomar and Sunil Singh finish sixth in men’s 1000m Double (C2) final.

09:30 hrs IST

Judo update

India’s Harshdeep Singh Brar lost his round of 16 match against Korea’s Sengsu Lee in the men’s 81kg bracket after he received three sanctions in the bout.

09:15 hrs IST

Cycling update

Chaoba Devi Elangbam finishes last in the women’s 3000m individual pursuit event qualification.

09:00 hrs IST

Canoe/kayak heartbreak

India’s Naocha Singh Laitonjam and Ching Arambam finish last in men’s 1000m Double (K2) finals.

08:30 hrs IST

Cycling qualification to begin shortly

The women’s 3000m individual pursuit event is set to begin soon. India are represented in the event by Chaoba Devi Elangbam.

08:20 hrs IST

Judo update

India’s Harshdeep Singh beats Sri Lanka’s Rajith Pushpa Kumara in a men’s 81kg, enters the round of 16.

08:00 hrs IST

Women’s cycling update

In the track cycling sprint event, India’s Aleena Reji is in a good position to qualify for the ⅛ round.

07:54 hrs IST

Cycling update

India’s Manjeet Singh, who was part of the men’s omnium track cycling final, has finished 16th.

07:30 hrs IST

Kayak update

India’s Soniya Devi Phairembam finish last in women’s 500m Single (K1) final. Earlier, India had finished last in the men’s 500m four (K4) final as well.

07:20 hrs IST

Welcome to Day 12

Hello everyone and welcome to Day 12 of the Asian Games 2018. It’s still early in the day but India could have a few medals in the bag soon. Stay tuned for all the updates coming your way.

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