India Clinches 12 Medals At Asian Games 2023, Thrives For More
India’s performance in the 2023 Asian Games has been commendable in Hangzhou. On the first day, the country won 5 medals, and on the second day, 6 medals were secured.
In the medal tally, India currently stands at the 6th position with a total of 11 medals. India has 2 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze medals. On the third day as well, Indian athletes are expected to compete for several medals.
India won its first medal on September 24th, and the winning streak continues. In the 2018 Asian Games, the Indian team had set a record by winning 80 medals with a strong contingent of 570 members.
In this edition, the Indian team aims to surpass its previous best, with a target of more than 100 medals. India’s women’s shooting team opened the medal account on September 24th in Hangzhou.
List of Medal Winning Indian Teams In The 19th Asian Games
1. Shooting, Women’s 10m Air Rifle Team
The shooting team of Meenuli Ghosh, Ramita, and Ashi Chaukse secured the second position in the Women’s 10m Air Rifle Team event and won a silver medal. They achieved a total score of 1886.
2. Rowing Men’s Doubles
The pair of Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh won a silver medal in the Lightweight Men’s Double Sculls event.
3. Rowing Men’s Pair
The duo of Lekh Ram and Babu Lal Yadav secured the third position and clinched a bronze medal in the Men’s Pair event in rowing.
4. Rowing Men’s Eight
Continuing the medal streak in rowing, India won another silver medal in the Men’s Eight event.
5. Shooting, Women’s 10m Air Rifle Individual
Shooter Ramita Jindal, who previously won a silver medal in the Women’s team event, claimed an individual silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle category with a score of 230.1
6. Shooting, Men’s 10m Air Rifle Team
The trio of Divyansh Singh Panwar, Rudranksh Patil, and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar secured India’s first gold medal in the 2023 Asian Games. They set a current world record with a score of 1893.7 in the 10m Air Rifle Team event.
7. Rowing, Men’s Coxless Four
Jaswinder Singh, Bhim Singh, Puneet, and Ashish Kumar secured the third position in the Men’s Coxless Four event and won a bronze medal.
8. Rowing, Men’s Quadruple Sculls
India won a bronze medal in rowing. The team of Satnam, Parminder, Jakar, and Sukhmeet finished in third place in the final with a time of 3 minutes and 6.08 seconds.
9. Shooting, Men’s 10m Air Rifle Individual
Shooter Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, who had previously secured India’s first gold medal in team competition, won a bronze medal in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle Individual event.
10. Shooting, Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Team
The team comprising Adarsh Singh, Anish Bhanwala, and Vijayveer Sidhu won a silver medal with a total score of 1718.
11. Women’s Cricket
The Indian women’s cricket team defeated Sri Lanka in the final, securing a gold medal with a 19-run victory. This was India’s first participation in the Asian Games, and they achieved gold in their first attempt.
12. Sailor Neha Thakur
17-year-old sailor Neha Thakur won a silver medal. She accumulated a total of 27 points in 11 races in the ILCA4 class for girls.
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