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Asian Games 2018 highlights: Shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins 4th gold; India settle for four Wushu Bronze

Naorem Roshibina Devi, Narendar Grewal, Sanjeev Rajput, Surya Bhanu Partap Singh settled for Bronze in Wushu on a day Rahi Sarnobat became first woman shooter to win gold at Asian Games.

By Himanshu Dhingra | Aug 23, 2018 06:22 IST
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It was another goof day for India as five medals were added to the kitty. Rahi Sarnobat was the biggest winner, winning gold in the 25m pistol event. There was further good news for India as four athletes claimed bronze in Wushu. Two more medals were assured as Ankita Raina and then Rohan Bopanna-Sharan Divij entered the semis in tennis. Continuing on their impressive run Indian men’s hockey team hammered 26 unanswered goals past a hapless Hong Kong side.

Day 4 of the Asian Games as it happened - highlights

19:30 IST

That’s it, thanks for joining us

That’s it for today, thanks for joining us, do join us tomorrow for day 5 of the Asian Games.

18:58 pm IST

In other news: Bajrang Punia gets heroes welcome

Bajrang Punia who won a gold medal at Asian Games and dedicated it to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee got a great welcome back home.

18:55 IST

Update: Volleyball

India lose to Qatar in three straight sets, 15-25, 20-25, 20-25 in Pool F of men’s volleyball.

18:47 IST

Harpreet loses in Greco-Roman 87 kg

Harpreet Singh lost 3-6 to Kustubayev Azamt of Kazakhstan and loses out on a bronze medal.

18:41 pm IST

Update: Artistic gymnastics

India finish seventh in the Artistic gymnastics event. China with the gold, DPR Korea with the silver and Japan with the bronze.

18:39 IST

Wushu: Four Bronze

India lost all four of the semifinals and settle for four bronze medals. Slightly disappointing that not even one made it to the final to have a chance at gold.

18:38 pm IST

Fourth Bronze for India

Narender Grewal settles for bronze in Men’s Sanda 65 kg. He lost to Foroud Zafari of Iran 0-2 in the semifinal.

18:29 pm IST

Third Wushu Bronze for India

Surya Bhanu Partap Singh settles for bronze in Men’s Sanda 60 kg. He lost to Erfan Ahangarian of Iran 0-2. He was limping in the end so a valiant effort.

18:17 pm IST

Another medal in Wushu

Santosh Kumar settles for bronze in Men’s Sanda 56 kg. He lost to Bui Truong Giang of Vietnam in the semifinal.

18:02 IST

Medal update

Naorem Roshibina Devi wins bronze in Women’s Wushu Sanda 60 kg

17:56 pm IST

Wushu action begins

Naorem Roshibini Devi is currently in action against Yingying Cai of China in Women’s Sanda 60 kg.

17:52 pm IST

India in Tennis mixed doubles quarter finals

Rohan Bopanna and Ankita Raina have moved into the quarter finals of the mixed doubles tennis. They have beaten Eudice Wong Chong and Chun Hun Wong 6-4, 6-4 in Round of 16.

17:46 IST

Update: Volleyball

India’s match in Pool F of volleyball against Qatar has begun.

17:06 pm IST

India not doing too well in Gymnastics

Things not going too well for India in Gymnastics, as things stand India are seventh.

17:03 pm IST

Update: Tennis

Sumit Nagal and Ramkumar Ramanathan have gone down to Bublik Aleksandr and Yevseyev Denis of Kazakhstan in men’s doubles quarter-final.

16:40 pm IST

Update: Gymnastics

India’s Pranati and Aruna are in action in Artistic Gymnastics.

16:35 pm IST

Congratulations for Rahi

 

16:10 hrs IST

Update: Badminton

China failed to claim its sixth consecutive gold medal in the women’s badminton team event after losing to top-seeded Japan 3-1 in the final.

15:58 hrs IST

In other news

A great performance by the Indian cricket team as they defeated England by 203 runs in the third Test at Trent Bridge.

15:36 hrs IST

An Eid Special

As he trains during the Islamic festival of Eid, Saudi taekwondo athlete Ghazi Mushabbab Alasmari says he hopes the sacrifice of a sheep back home will boost his chances of Asian Games gold in Indonesia.

15:16 hrs IST

Update: Hockey record

The huge gulf between the two sides was quite evident as India bettered its 86-year-old record when it defeated USA with a 24-1 margin in Olympics.

The record for biggest win in international hockey remains with New Zealand, who beat Samoa 36-1 in 1994.

14:48 hrs IST

Update: 2nd Tennis Medal assured

Rohan Bopanna and Sharan Divij enter semis, assure medal for India

14:44 hrs IST

Update: Wrestling Men’s Greco-Roman 77 kg

Gurpreet Singh loses 1-9 to China’s Bin Yang in Repechage round 2

14:39 hrs IST

Update: Hockey

Well, the Indian men’s hockey team has mauled Hong Kong 26-0, which is the biggest win margin they have ever recorded.

Yep, you read it right!

14:27 hrs IST

Update: Women’s 25m pistol final

Rahi bags GOLD, that was drama, that was pressure and India have got another GOLD.

14:24 hrs IST

Update: Women’s 25m pistol final

High drama, this is intense. Shoot off continues for the GOLD

14:08 hrs IST

Update: 25m pistol final

Rahi Sarnobat stretches her perfect start. Manu Bhaker misses on fifth.

14:00 hrs IST

Update: 25m pistol final

The event is about to begin, Manu Bhaker is a prime favourite

13:44 hrs IST

Update: Wrestling - Men’s Greco-Roman 97 kg

India’s Hardeep loses his match to Di Xiao of China

13:30 hrs IST

Update: Wrestling - Men’s Greco-Roman 87 kg

Harpreet loses the match 10-0 as the final score. He is now through to the bronze medal bout.

13:20 hrs IST

Update: Hockey Men’s Tournament event

India lead Hong Kong 14-0 at the end of first half

13:08 hrs IST

Update: Hockey Men’s Tournament event

Wow, India now stretch their lead to 12-0 against Hong Kong

12:54 hrs IST

Update: Wrestling - Men’s Greco-Roman 87 kg

Harpreet wins his bout against Sumi Masato 8-0, enters semis.

Another medal assured for India

12:52 hrs IST

Update: Men’s Greco-Roman 77 kg Quarterfinals event

Gurpreet Singh loses 6-8 to Islamic Republic of Iran’s Mohammad Ali Geraei

12:43 hrs IST

Update: Hockey Men’s Tournament event

Sunil scores, India 5-0 ahead

12:38 hrs IST

Update: Hockey Men’s Tournament event

India lead Hong Kong 3-0 in a breath.

12:24 hrs IST

Update: Wrestling - Men’s Greco-Roman 130 kg event

Naveen loses 1-4 against China’s Lingzhe Meng in the 1/8 Finals round

12:06 hrs IST

Update: Wrestling - Men’s Greco-Roman 77 kg

Gurpreet Singh defeats Thailand’s Apichai Natal via technical superiority in the 1/8 Finals round

11:50 hrs IST

Update: Wrestling - Men’s Greco-Roman 87 kg

India’s Harpreet Singh wins his bout against Heageun Park of Korea 4-1. He now enters the quarters.

11:25 hrs IST

Update: Bridge

India currently on the third spot with 17.45 points

11:23 hrs IST

Update: Tennis Men’s Singles event

Ramanathan Ramkumar loses 6-3, 4-6, 3-6 to Karimov Jurabek in Men’s Singles Round of 16. This is a HUGE HUGE UPSET

11:10 hrs IST

How the day has been for India so far

Bright day for the shooters and the rowers, and Ankita Raina in tennis.

Read how they’ve featured.

10:56 hrs IST

Update: Archery Compound Women’s Team event

India finish second in the ranking round with a score of 2085.

Jyothi Surekha Vennam is second in the ranking round, her score reads 705 and is just a point shy of Chinese Taipei’s Chen Yihsuan, whose 706 is a Games record.

10:53 hrs IST

Update: Wushu

India’s Gyandash Singh Mayanglambam misses out on a medal as he finishes fourth in Men’s Wushu event

10:43 hrs IST

Update: Taekwondo

Good news for India as Navjeet Mann has won his men’s -80 kg round of 32 match against Laos’s Phommavanh Somsanouk 32-18. He advances on to the pre-quarters.

10:19 hrs IST

Update: Shooting - Women’s 50m rifle 3 positions qualification

Anjum Moudgil misses the cut for the final by one point.

She could not quite be at her best in the standing position and is knocked out.

10:05 hrs IST

Update: Tennis

Medal confirmed for India as Ankita Raina wins quarterfinals in straight sets, clinches match 6-4 6-1.

9:54 hrs IST

Update: Rowing

India have entered the A-final in women’s four with a time of 7:53.29 in the repechage. India’s timing was the fourth fastest in the repechage round.

The Indian team comprises Sanjukta Dung Dung, Annu, Navneet Kaur, and Yamini Singh.

9:53 hrs IST

Update: Shooting - 25m Pistol Women

Manu Bhaker makes it to the medal round with a score of 593, which is also a Games record.

Rahi Sarnobat also enters the finals as she finished seventh with a score of 580.

9:36 hrs IST

Update: Swimming

By the skin of their teeth, yes, the Indian swimming team has qualified for the finals in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay final, finishing eighth fastest across all heats. The final will take place around 5 pm IST.

9:12 hrs IST

Update: Swimming

India have won the 4*100M freestyle swimming heat.

Well, this was an unseeded heat and with a timing of 3:25.17, India is unlikely to make the cut for the final.

9:06 hrs IST

Update: Rowing

Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh continue the good work as they top the repechage round in the men’s lightweight double sculls with a timing of 7:12.23. They now qualify for the main A-final, and have a good chance of a medal finish.

8:54 hrs IST

Update: Shooting - 25m Pistol Women

Manu Bhaker tops the qualification round with a score of 297.

Rahi Sarnobat shot 288 and is number seven.

8:49 hrs IST

Update: Tennis Women’s Singles event

Ankita Raina takes on Chong Eudice Wong from Hong Kong in the quarterfinals tie

8:38 hrs IST

Update: Shooting - Women’s 50m rifle 3 positions qualification

Good kneeling round for India’s Anjum Moudgil. She shot 97, 98, 99, and 98, to get a total of 392.

Mongolia’s Narantuya Chuluunbadrakh is the best with a score of 395.

8:28 hrs IST

Update: Shooting - Women’s 25m pistol qualification

Manu Bhaker is in great shooting form as she has shot 99, 98 and 100 to top the table with a total of 297.

India’s Rahi Sarnobat is also in the top 8, with 288 (97, 95, 96).

8:25 hrs IST

Update: Swimming

Another disappointing news from the Indian camp, Sandeep Sejwal fails to qualify for the finals despite his impressive swim.

8:15 hrs IST

Update: Swimming

Sandeep Sejwal tops his heat in the 100m breaststroke with a timing of 62.07 seconds. He has a great chance of qualifying for the finals.

8:12 hrs IST

Update: Swimming

Indian swimmers Sajan Prakash (54.06) and Avinash Mani (56.98) fail to qualify for Men’s 100m Butterfly Finals.

8:08 hrs IST

Update: Shooting - Women’s 50m rifle 3 positions qualification

Anjum Moudgil shoots a 97 and 98 in the first two series of the kneeling position, while Gaayathri Nithyanandam gets two 97s.

7:59 hrs IST

Update: Shooting - Women’s 50m rifle 3 positions qualification

Anjum Moudgil records a 97 and 98 in the first two series of the kneeling position, while Gaayathri Nithyanandam gets two 97s.

7:58 hrs IST

Update: Shooting - Women’s 25m pistol qualification

Manu Bhaker gets off to a smashing start, she has recorded 99 in the first series and now tops the table.

Rahi Sarnobat is joint fifth with 97.

7:49 hrs IST

Indians in Taekwondo and Volleyball

7:47 hrs IST

Indians in Bridge, Hockey and Rowing

7:45 hrs IST

Indians in Wushu: Quarterfinals and Semifinals

7:43 hrs IST

Indians in action today

Tennis: Men and Women

7:38 hrs IST

Update: Swimming

India’s Mani and Prakash have topped their respective heats.

We have to wait and see if they qualify.

7:33 hrs IST

And Bajrang Punia returned home to this: