On the Day 5 of the Asian Games 2018, India secured 3 medals—1 silver and 2 bronze. 15-year-old Shooter Shardul Vihan won a silver medal in men’s Double Trap Shooting event and made the nation proud. The second medal of the day was secured by Tennis player Ankita Raina, who managed to bag a bronze medal. While Indian Kabaddi team settled with bronze after facing a defeat against Iran in the semi-finals. So far now, India has won 18 medals including 4 Gold, 4 Silver and 10 bronze medals.
In Badminton, ace shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal started their campaign on a winning note in women’s singles round of 32. One more medal was confirmed in Squash as Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu entered the Men’s Singles quarterfinals, where they will compete with each other.
With the Chinese leading the fray, India currently stands at 10th position with total of 18 medals including 4 golds, 4 silvers and 10 bronze.
HERE ARE THE ASIAN GAMES 2018 DAY 5 HIGHLIGHTS AND RESULTS:
06: 50 pm IST| That is all for Day 5. India won three medals today – a silver and two bronze.
06: 30 pm IST| Dipika Pallikal is through to quarter-finals with 3-0 win in Women’s Singles Squash.
06:00 pm IST| Squash: One more the medal confirmed for India as Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu will face each other in Men’s Singles quarterfinals.
05: 30 pm IST| Kabaddi: Defending champions India lost to Iran in the semi-final clash at Asian Games 2018 by 27-18, settles for bronze.
05: 00 pm IST| Badminton: Pranaav Jerry Chopra-Sikki Reddy lost to Thai pair PS Chan and LY Goh by 15-21, 21-23 in Mixed Doubles. India’s run in the Asian Games 2018 Badminton mixed doubles ends with this defeat.
04:55 pm IST| Tennis: Ankita Raina won a bronze medal at Asian Games 2018 Indonesia.
04: 55 pm IST| Kabaddi: India taking on Iran in the semi-final clash at Asian Games 2018 Indonesia.
04: 50 pm IST| Badminton: India’s Ponnappa and Rankireddy faced a feat against Thailand’s Dechapol and Sepsiree by 25-27, 21-16 in badminton mixed doubles round of 32.
04: 40 pm IST| Tennis: India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran Prabhakharan confirmed another medal as he advanced to men’s singles semi-finals after beating Kwon Soonwoo.
04: 36 pm IST| Badminton: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal advanced to women’s singles second round.
04: 35 pm IST| Shooting: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated shooter Shardul Vihan for his great achievement.
04: 30 pm IST| Badminton: Siraj Rankireddy, Ashwini Ponnappa lost their first game against Thailand’s Puavaranukroh Dechapol, Taerattanachai Sapsiree.
04: 20 pm IST| Badminton: Siraj Rankireddy- Ashwini Ponnappa are playing Thailand’s Puavaranukroh-Taerattanachai in the mixed doubles Round of 32 match.
04: 10 pm IST| Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore congratulated Shardul Vihan after he bagged a silver medal.
04:00 pm IST| Artistic Gymnastics: India’s Aruna Reddy Budda finishes with 7th spot, Pranati Nayak 8th in Women’s Vault final.
2:30 pm | 15-year-old Shardul Vihan wins silver in men’s Double Trap shooting
1:30 pm | India’s PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal beat Thi Trang Vu of Vietnam and Soraya Aghaeihajiagha of Iran respectively to reach pre-quarterfinal in Women’s Singles
11:20 am | PV Sindhu will take on Vietnam’s VU Thi Trang in her opening match in the round of 32
10:45 am | Archery: India’s Atanu Das beats Yong Won Pak of Korea 7-3 in Recurve Men’s Individual 1/16 Eliminations
10:30 am | Archery: India’s Viswash beats Purevsuren Bataa of Mongolia 6-2 in Recurve Men’s Individual 1/16 Eliminations
10:00 am | India’s Ankita Raina faces Shuai Zhang of China in Women’s Tennis Singles Semifinal
9:45 am |
9:10 am | Rowers Sanjukta Dung and Harpreet Kaur finish on top in Women’s pair event
8:20 am |Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal finishes sixth in Men’s Single Sculls Finals
8:00 am | Swimming: India’s Vidharwal Vikram Khade ends first in the men’s 50m Butterfly Heats 2 with a time of 24.09 seconds while Anshul Kothari also finishes first in the men’s 50m Butterfly heats.
7:45 am | Wrestling action will begin today with Sathish Sivalingam being India’s medal hope. Swimming teams will also look to make a mark with badminton heavyweights in action.
7:30 am |