‘I have an urgent request,’ Saina Nehwal seeks help from External Affairs Ministry after facing visa issues for Denmark Open
India’s medal rush in athletics continued as Manjit Singh won the gold medal in men’s 800 metres while Jinson Johnson won the silver in the same event. Pincky Balhara won the silver medal in women’s 52 kg Kurash and Mallaprabha Jadhav settled for a silver. India also won the silver medal in the first ever mixed 4x400 metres relay with a timing of 3 minutes and 15.71 seconds. The team comprised Muhammed Anas, Hima Das, Rajiv Arokia & Poovamma Raju. PV Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian to win a singles silver medal in badminton. The Indian men’s table tennis team also got a bronze medal after losing to South Korea in the semi-finals. The Indian men’s hockey team continued to impress as they thrashed Sri Lanka 20-0 in their final Pool A game.