Asian Games 2023 Highlights: India Clinch 9 Athletics Medals, Badminton Silver On Momentous Day
Asian Games 2023 October 1 Highlights: India has had a medal spree in athletics on Sunday by claiming a total of two gold, four silver and three bronze medals.
Asian Games 2023 October 1 Highlights: India has had a medal spree in athletics on Sunday by claiming a total of two gold, four silver and three bronze medals. Tajinderpal Singh Toor clinched a top podium finish in shot put event while Avinash Sable won a gold medal in the men's 3000m steeplechase with an Asian Games record. Star Indian athlete Jyothi Yarraji's bronze medal in the women's 100m hurdles was upgraded to silver after China's Wu Yanni, who finished at the second spot, was disqualified for a false start. Meanwhile, the Indian badminton team clinched a historic silver after losing to China in the gold medal match. (Asian Games Medals Tally)
Here are the Highlights of Asian Games 2023, October 1 Action:
- 19:02 (IST)Asian Games Live, Athletics: Decision pending!Yuwei Lin has ended at the first position. China's Wu Yanni and India's Jyothi Yarraji -- the players who were disqualified earlier and then allowed to participate -- have finished at second and third spots, respectively. While Lin is assured of the gold medal, Yanni's silver and Yarraji's bronze will have to go through the decision panel.
- 18:52 (IST)Asian Games Live, Athletics: A controversial moment!Chinese hurdler Wu Yanni has been disqualified for a false start and it seems that India's Jyothi Yarraji has also been disqualified as she followed the Chinese star among other huddlers. However, both Yanni and Yarraji are currently appealing against the disqualification.
- 17:16 (IST)Asian Games Live, Shot put: Tajinderpal at 2nd spot!Tajinderpal Singh Toor has made a sensational comeback in the men's shot put final event. He has achieved the distance of 20.06m in his fourth attempt and claimed the second spot. He seems a serious contender for a medal now. Two more attempts left for the Indian star.
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- 15:44 (IST)Asian Games Live: Praggananangha in action soon!Meanwhile, Chess events will start soon. Vidit Gujarathi, Gukesh D., Arjun Erigais, R. Praggnanandhaa are all in action in the men's team round.Koneru Humpy, Vantika Agrawal, Vaishali Rameshbabu, Savitha Sri Baskar are leading the charge in the women's team round