Asian Games 2023: At Hanghzou Asian Games in China, India amassed a total of historic 82 medals, including 19 gold, 31 silver, and 32 bronze.
India is currently in fourth place in the overall medal tally. This is India’s best-ever performance at the Asian Games surpassing the previous best of 70 medals at the 18th edition Asian Games in Jakarta.
Today, In Archery, Indian trio Jyoti, Parneet, and Aditi secured Gold in the women’s team compound event after defeating Chinese Taipei by a scoreline of 230-228. In a shocker, women’s 50kg wrestler Pooja Gehlot lost 6-9 to the wrestler from Canada in the semifinal.
She will now play in the bronze medal match meanwhile Mansi in 57kg category displayed sheer determination, securing a brilliant victory against Bark Jeongae from the Republic of Korea with a score of 2-0.
The Indian contingent will hope to continue their rich haul on Day 12 of the Asian Games with plenty of events lined up throughout the day. The pair of Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Singh will be in action in the mixed doubles finals, while Saurav Ghosal will aim for an elusive gold in men’s singles action in this afternoon.
The women’s hockey team will lock horns with hosts China in the semifinal, this afternoon. Additionally, in today’s lineup of events wrestling roller skating Kabaddi, and Chess are areas where India hold a strong expectation for success.