Asian Games 2023 October 3 Highlights: Gold Rush! Annu Rani And Parul Chaudhary Triumph As India Near 70-Medal Mark
Asian Games 2023 October 3 Highlights: India are currently on 69 medals (15 gold, 26 silver and 28 bronze)
Asian Games 2023 October 3 Live Updates:India is on course for its biggest ever medal haul at Asian Games. At the Asian Games 2018, India won 70 medals - its highest ever medal tally at the continental event. India are already on 69 medals at the Asian Games 2023 with five more days of medal events left. On Tuesday, athletics led India's charge in the second half of the day while in the morning it was archery. In athletics, Parul Chaudhary (gold, women's 5000m), Annu Rani (gold, women's javelin throw), Tejaswin Shankar (silver decathlon), Mohammed Afsal (silver, men's 800m), Praveen Chitharavel (bronze, men's triple jump), Vithya Ramraj (bronze, women's 400m hurdles) won the medals. India earned its first medal of the day through Canoeing, where Arjun Singh and Sunil Singh Salam finished third in Men's Canoe Double 1000m event. (Asian Games Medals Tally | Asian Games Full Schedule)
Also, India were assured of three medals in squash - Saurav Ghosal (men's singles), Dipika Pallikal/Harinder Pal Singh (mixed doubles), Abhay Singh/Anahat Singh (mixed doubles). In boxing, Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain assured India at least a silver medal by entering the women's 75kg final while Preeti and Narender bowed out with a bronze medals. Indian archers assured at least three medals in Compound events. Ojas Pravin and Abhishek Verma set up an all-Indian final in Men's Compound Individual event. Jyoti Surekha Vennam is in the final of women's compound individual archery event. .
Here are the highlights of Asian Games 2023 Day 10 from Hangzhou:
- 18:56 (IST)Live Updates Asian Game 2023: Way to go champ!
Make way for Girl Boss, @Annu_Javelin— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) October 3, 2023
The #TOPSchemeAthlete absolutely threw her way into our hearts with her #GoldenThrow.
Congratulations on giving a majestic throw of 62.92 m
Keep rocking Champ! #AsianGames2022#Cheer4India#HallaBol#JeetegaBharat#BharatAtAG22 pic.twitter.com/6iw1mFkv36
- 17:49 (IST)Asian Games Day 10 LIVE Updates: Watch the final dash here!
Wowwww!!! Congratulations Parul Chaudhary!!! Gold in the women's 5000m. After Silver in the 3000m Steeplechase yesterday. What a stunning finish in the final 25m coming from way behind to beat the Japanese. NEVER GIVE UP!! pic.twitter.com/9CYTufHKht— Viren Rasquinha (@virenrasquinha) October 3, 2023
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- 16:21 (IST)Asian Games Live October 3: Ghosal assured of medal!Saurav Ghosal has done it! A brilliant performance from the veteran squash player and he is now assured of at least bronze in men's singles squash. A rather one-sides affair in the quarterfinals and he will be looking to continue this momentum in the semifinals.
- 15:57 (IST)Live Updates Asian Game 2023: Can Shankar win gold?Meanwhile, the Athletics events are coming up. India's Tejaswin Shankar is still in with a chance to clinch the gold medal in decathlon. Two events still remain - javelin throw and 1500m. Shankar is currently second with 6431 points, 91 behind leader Sun Qihao of China