2018 Asian Games, Day 11 Highlights: Arpinder Singh, Swapna Barman Win Gold; Women's Hockey Team Enters Final

Updated: 29 August 2018 23:23 IST

2018 Asian Games: Arpinder Singh, Swapna Barman won a gold each in their respective categories while Dutee Chand grabbed silver.

2018 Asian Games, Day 11 Highlights: Arpinder Singh, Swapna Barman Win Gold; Women
2018 Asian Games: Arpinder Singh (in picture) and Swapna Barman won a gold each © AFP

India on Wednesday added two gold medals to their medal tally courtesy Arpinder Singh and Swapna Barman victory in the 2018 Asian Games. India ended Wednesday with a total of 54 medals (11 gold, 20 silver, 23 bronze). Arpinder Singh ended India's 48-year drought for a gold medal in the men's triple jump event while Swapna Barman emerged victorious in women's heptathlon event. India's Dutee Chand grabbed her second silver medal at the Asiad after finishing second in the women's 200 metres race. Dutee, who also won the silver medal in the 100m, clocked 23.20 seconds to finish behind Bahrain's Edidiong Odiong, who claimed the gold medal in 22.96 seconds. In the final, the 22-year-old Dutee was 0.20 seconds slower than her Tuesday's performance. Running in the third lane, Dutee started strong and in the first 3040 metres, she was in the third position. The two medals for Dutee at this Games meant that her career had taken a completely different turn after she was barred in 2014 for high androgen levels. The Indian women's hockey team also assured themselves of a medal after reaching the final where they will play Japan. (ASIAN GAMES 2018 MEDAL TALLY)

Highlights of Asian Games 2018, Day 11 straight from Jakarta, Indonesia

20:33 IST: Thank you for staying with us for the live blog updates of the eleventh day. Join us again for the day 12 live bog updates of the Asian Games 2018 on Thursday.

19:59 IST: The Indian women's hockey team enter the Asian games 2018 final after beating China 1-0 courtesy a Gurjit Kaur strike.

19:54 IST: The Indian women's hockey team are currently leading China 1-0 in the semi-final of the Asian Games 2018. Catch the live updates on our separate blog here.

18:50 IST: GOLD! Second gold of the day for Swapna Barman in the women's heptathlon. This is India's 11th gold at the Games.

18:35 IST: The Indian women's hockey team semi-final clash against China has begun. Catch the live updates on our separate blog here.

18:23 IST: GOLD! Arpinder Singh wins gold in men's triple jump. This is India's 10th gold at the Games.

18:13 IST: After Manjit Singh, Jinson Johnson qualifies for the men's 1500m final.

18:05 IST: Arpinder Singh with an effort of 16.08 in his fourth attempt. He tops the chart as of now. Meanwhile, Rakesh Babu slips to the fifth spot. His fourth attempt was 16.15m.

18:05 IST: Manjit Singh qualifies for 1500m final after winning the heat clocking 3:50.59.

17:32 IST: Disappointment in boxing for India as Dheeraj Rangi loses 0-5 in QF (64 kg) to Mongolian boxer Chinzorig Baatarsukh.

17:18 IST: SILVER! Dutee Chand wins silver in women's 200m final. This is India's 52nd medal.

17:08 IST: Athletics - Men's Triple Jump
After the first round of attempts, the second round gets underway.

16:57 IST: BRONZE! India's first medal of today. Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra win bronze in table tennis mixed doubles after losing 1-4 to China's Yingsha Sun/Chuqin Wangin. This is India's 51st medal at the Games.

16:48 IST: Table Tennis: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal lose the fourth game 4-11 vs China's Yingsha Sun/Chuqin Wangin

16:40 IST: Athletics - Men's Triple Jump set to begin in sometime. Rakesh Babu and Arpinder Singh are India's hopes.

16:38 IST: Table Tennis: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal make a comeback, win the third game 13-11 vs China's Yingsha Sun/Chuqin Wangin

16:33 IST: TABLE TENNIS: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal make a comeback in the third game but China's Yingsha Sun/Chuqin Wangin appear to be tough opponents.

16:26 IST: TABLE TENNIS: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal lose second game 5-11 against China's Yingsha Sun/Chuqin Wangin in table tennis mixed doubles semifinals

16:20 IST: TABLE TENNIS: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal lose first game 9-11 against China's Yingsha Sun/Chuqin Wangin in table tennis mixed doubles semifinals

16:13 IST: TABLE TENNIS: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal are up against China's Yingsha Sun/Chuqin Wangin in mixed doubles semifinals

15:15 IST: TABLE TENNIS: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal beat DPR Korea's Sim Hyo Cha/Song Ji An 4-11, 12-10, 6-11, 11-6, 11-8 to enter mixed doubles semifinals. They are assured of a medal

15:05 IST: TABLE TENNIS: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal win fourth game 11-6 against DPR Korea's Sim Hyo Cha/Song Ji An in mixed doubles quarter-finals match. The match goes into decider.

15:05 IST: TABLE TENNIS: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal lose third game 6-11 against DPR Korea's Sim Hyo Cha/Song Ji An in mixed doubles quarter-finals match

15:05 IST: TABLE TENNIS: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal win second game 12-10 against DPR Korea's Sim Hyo Cha/Song Ji An in mixed doubles quarter-finals match

14:55 IST: TABLE TENNIS: India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal lose first game 4-11 against DPR Korea's Sim Hyo Cha/Song Ji An in mixed doubles quarter-finals match.

14:50 IST: TABLE TENNIS: The mixed doubles quarter-finals between India's Manika Batra/Sharath Kamal and DPR Korea's Sim Hyo Cha/Song Ji An is underway

14:38 IST: CYCLING: India's Esow Alban loses his round of 16 race in the men's pursuit to Korea's IM Chaebin by 0.443 seconds.

14:26 IST: TABLE TENNIS: Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal through to Mixed Doubles Quarterfinals. They defeated South Korea's J Jeon/S Lee 11-7, 7-11, 11-8, 10-12, 11-4.

14:13 IST: BOXING: Sarjubala Devi loses 0-5 to China's Chang Yuan in the Women's Fly (51kg) quarter-finals.

14:05 IST: BOXING: Sarjubala Devi is taking on Chang Yuan in the China's Chang Yuan in the Women's Fly (51kg)

13:45 IST: BOXING: India's Vikas Krishan beats China's Tanglatihan Touheta Erbieke to enter Men's Middle 75kg semifinals.

13:31 IST: BOXING: India's Vikas Krishan is in action against China's Tanglatihan Touheta Erbieke in Men's Middle 75kg Quarter-final.

13:12 IST: CYCLING: India's Esow qualifies for Men's Sprint Pre-quarters. He will now face South Korea's Chaebin IM in Heat 1 of pre-quarterfinals.

13:03 IST: SQUASH: Medal assured in squash as India's women's team beat China 3-0 and qualified for semis

12:42 IST: SQUASH: India women's team is in action against China in women's team Pool B match. Joshana Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal, Sunayna Kuruvilla, Tanvi Khanna are representing India in the match.

12:27 IST: BOXING: India's Amit Panghal beats North Korea's Kim Jang Ryong to enter Men's Light Fly 49kg semi-final. The Indian boxer assures himself a medal.

12:24 IST: BOXING: India's Amit Panghal is in action against North Korea's Kim Jang Ryong in Men's Light Fly 49kg Quarter-final.

12:02 IST: CYCLING: India's Manjeet Singh fails to qualify for Men's 4000m Ind. Pursuit finals. He finished 12th in Qualification with a timing of 4:43:714.

11:55 IST: Indian boxers in action today:

Men's Light Fly 49kg Quarter-final - Amit Panghal vs North Korea's Kim Jang Ryong (12:15 PM)

Men's Middle 75kg Quarter-final - Vikas Krishan vs China's Tanglatihan Touheta Erbieke (1:45 PM)

Women's Fly 51kg Quarter-final - Sarjubala Devi vs China's Chang Yuan (2:15 PM)

Men's Light Welter 64kg Quarter-final - Dheeraj vs Mongolia's Baatarsukh Chinzorig (5:15 PM)

11:20 IST: TABLE TENNIS: India's MS Patkar/AA Amalraj beat Indonesia's L Indriani/DP Aji 11-4, 11-13, 11-8, 11-9 to enter Mixed Doubles Round of 16.

10:53 IST: TABLE TENNIS: Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal through to Mixed Doubles Round of 16. They defeated Malaysia's J Choong and KL Dick 11-2, 11-5, 11-8.

10:33 IST: TABLE TENNIS: The Mixed Doubles Round of 32 match between India's MS Patkar/AA Amalraj and Indonesia's L Indriani/DP Aji is underway.

10:14 IST: CYCLING: India's Esow qualifies for Men's Sprint Round of 8.

09:53 IST: HEPTATHLON: India's Swapna Barman finishes on top in Javelin Throw round with throw of 5.63 (872 points). Purnima Hembram, the other Indian in the fray, finishes 4th in the round (773 points) 

09:47 IST: JUDO: India's Kalpana Devi loses to Uzbekistan's Ziyaeva Gulnoza in the women's -52 kg Elimination round of 16.

09:36 IST: PENCAK SILAT: India's Simran and Sonia finish seventh in women's doubles final. They scored 527 points.

09:27 IST: CANOE/KAYAK SPRINT: India's Naocha Singh Laitonjam/Ching Singh Arambam qualify for Kayak Double (K2) 1000m Men semifinals. The duo clocked 3:53:449 in Heat 1.

09:20 IST: PENCAK SILAT: Women's Double Gold medal match featuring India's Simran and Sonia is underway.

09:18 IST: SEPAKTAKRAW: India go down 0-2 to Malaysia in their Women's Quadrant Preliminary Group B match

09:16 IST: HEPTATHLON: With a throw of 50.63, Swapna Barman goes on top of the chart in Javelin Throw round. Purnima Hembram is on third with a throw of 45.48.

09:01 IST: CANOE/KAYAK SPRINT: Kayak Double (K2) 1000m Men Heats featuring India's Naocha Singh Laitonjam/Ching Singh Arambam is underway.

08:56 IST: BRIDGE: Women's Pair Qualification Round 3 match featuring India's Aparna Sain/Feroza Chothia, Hema Deora/Marianne Karmarkar and Vasanthi Shah/Bharati Dey is underway.

08:50 IST: BRIDGE: Men's Qualification Round 3 featuring India's Pranab Bardhan/Shibhnath Sarkar, Subhash Gupta/Sapan Desai, Sumit Mukherjee/Debabrata Majumder is underway. 

08:30 IST: HEPTATHLON: India's Swapna Barman finishes 2nd in Long Jump. She scored 865 points. Purnima Hembram finishes fifth.

08:10 IST: CYCLING: India's Esow and Rajit Singh qualify for Men's Sprint event.

07:50 IST: ATHLETICS: India's Khushbir Kaur finishes 4th in Women's 20km Walk. China's Jiayu Yang won gold, China's Shijie Qieyang silver and Japan's Kumiko Okada bronze.

07:45 IST: Hello and welcome to the Live coverage from Day 11 of the 2018 Asian Games.

In fact, he snatched it from the seasoned Jinson Johnson with a personal best of 1:46.15sec.

Johnson finished second for a silver, a rare 1-2 for India at the Games.

India then clinched a silver 4x400m mixed relay race, finishing behind Bahrain.

The quartet of Muhammed Anas, M R Poovamma, Hima Das and Arokia Rajiv clocked 3:15.71 seconds, while Bahrain ran away with the gold in 3:11.89.

In the morning competitions, compound archers picked up silver medals in both the men's and women's team events, going down to South Korea in both the finals.

It wasn't a particularly disappointing or unexpected result but the fact that the men could not defend their gold from the 2014 edition would rankle.

Then came Sindhu and her final jinx, compounded by her inability to find an answer to world No.1 Tai Tzu-Ying's deceptive game that has left most bamboozled.

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