L Sarita Devi, also a multiple-time Asian champion a former Asian Games bronze-medallist, was joined by Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Pooja Rani (81kg) in the list of those whose campaign came to an end in the semifinals on Friday. read more
The Indian contingent finished the 2018 Asian Games with its best ever display, clinching 69 medals which included 15 gold wins. Among the winners was Harish Kumar, who won bronze in Sepak takraw (kick volleyball). Back from the games, Harish has resumed his day job at his father’s tea stall in Delhi’s Majnu ka Tilla.
The Indian men’s team comprising Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu, Ramit Tandon and Mahesh Mangaonkar was no match for Hong Kong, who had won bronze in the last edition at Incheon, South Korea. read more
The Indian team, comprising Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Sunayna Kuruvilla and Tanvi Khanna, defeated Malaysia 2-0 to assure itself of at least a silver here. The Indian men’s team will play Hong Kong in the semi-finals later in the day. read more