The day 7 of Asian Games Indonesia 2018, was a successful day for India as the players managed to bag the 4 medals today including 1 gold and 3 bronze. Thanks to Tajinderpal Singh Toor, who clinched a gold medal in the men’s shot put event. While squash seeds Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa and Sourav Ghoshal bagged the bronze medal. After Day 7’s successful run, India is holding the 8th position on the medal tally with total 29 medals—7 gold, 5 silver and 17 bronze.
In badminton, ace shuttler PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal showed their great skills and stormed into the women’s singles quarterfinals.
Athletes like Hima Das, who surpassed her own record, advanced to the finals of 400-meter women’s race in the Asian Games 2018, which will be held on Sunday. Indian women’s hockey team continued their winning run and crushed South Korea by 4-1.
China is at the top in the Asian Games Indonesia 2018 medal tally with 71 gold, 52 silver and 30 bronze. Currently, India is at the 8th position with 29 medals including 7 gold, 5 silver and 17 bronze.
HERE ARE THE ASIAN GAMES 2018 DAY 7 HIGHLIGHTS AND RESULTS:
8:30 pm| Hockey: India women’s hockey team beat South Korea in the pool game by 4-1.
7:46 pm| Short Put: GOLD Tajinderpal Singh Toor won a gold medal for India in men’s short put event at the Asian Games 2018 India.
7:30 pm| Athletics: India’s Tajinderpal Singh Toor sets a new record by throwing 20.75m in his fifth attempt in men’s Shot Put finals.
7:00 pm| Hockey: At half-time, the Indian women’s team managed to lock the game with equal scores 1-1 against Korea.
6:10 pm| Dutee Chand wins her 100m heat in 11.38s to enter semis.
5:45 pm| Long Jump: Indian athlete Sreeshankar has made it into the finals.
5:20 pm| Shooter Rahi Saronbat shared a tweet with several newspaper cuttings narrating her success at Asian Games 2018.
5:00 pm| Another bronze for India as Saurav Ghosal loses the semifinal clash against Hong Kong’s Chun Ming Au by 2-3.
4:34 pm| 2 more medals are assured for India as men’s and mixed bridge team enter to the semis.
4:20 pm|Indian Handball team crushed Malaysia by a huge margin of 54-19 and secured the 9th position.
4:10 pm| “On the paper, I was the higher seed but it doesn’t really mean anything in sports sometimes. I think she played really well. It’s really disappointing to lose after taking a lead in the match,” said Joshna Chinappa after losing women’s singles against Malaysia’s Sivasangari Subramaniam.
4:00 pm| Squash: Joshna Chinappa bagged a bronze after facing a defeat in squash semi-finals against Malaysia’s Sivasangari Subramaniam.
3:50 pm| Boxing: India’s Pavitra knockouts Pakistan’s Rukhsana Perveen in Women’s 60kg Round of 16 match.
3:15 pm| Shooter Anish Bhanwala finished without a medal in the men’s 25m rapid fire air pistol event.
2:50 pm| Dipika Pallikal settles for bronze as she fails to qualify for semis in Women’s Squash Singles
Badminton updates: Women’s Singles
2:20 pm| PV Sindhu wins against Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in the second round match in women’s badminton singles
1:58 pm| Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu wins the first set 21-12 against Gregoria Mariska Tunjung, two more to go
1:40 pm| India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu is now action against Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in the second round match in women’s badminton singles leading with 17-10
Badminton updates: Men’s Doubles
1:40 pm| Attri Manu and Reddy B. Sumeeth will be locking horns with Chinese shuttlers Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen today for entering into the quarterfinals of Men’s Double in Badminton
1:25 pm| Satwik Sairaj and Chirag Shetty fail to qualify in the quarterfinals against Korean shuttlers Solgyu Choi and Minhyuk
Badminton updates: Women’s Doubles Quarterfinals
1:20 pm| Ponnappa Ashwini and N. Sikki Reddy will play against China in quarterfinals today
1:18 pm| Indian shuttlers Ponnappa Ashwini and N. Sikki Reddy will next fight against China in the women’s badminton doubles quarterfinals, which is lined up for today
Badminton updates: Men’s Doubles
1:00 pm| India wins the second set of the match to compete in the third set with Korea
12:40 pm| Satwik Sairaj and Chirag Shetty loses the first set in Men’s Doubles Round of 16 against Korean shuttlers Solgyu Choi and Minhyuk Kang
12:34 pm| Indian Men’s struggles to come at par with Korean shuttlers. Korea at 20 while India is at 16
12:28 pm| Satwik Sairaj and Chirag Shetty is giving tough competition to Korean shuttlers Solgyu Choi and Minhyuk Kang in the first set of Men’s Doubles Round of 16
Badminton updates: Women Singles
12:15 pm| Saina Nehwal easily defeats Fitriani of Indonesia in Women’s Badminton Singles Round of 16
11:45 am | Saina Nehwal takes a 3-1 lead in the first game of their Round of 16 matches against Indonesian shuttler Fitriani
11:20 am | India beat Vietnam 5-3 in Recurve Men’s Team 1/8 Eliminations to jump into the Quarterfinals
10:59 am | Anish Bhanwala and Shivam Shukla fail to enter the finals of 25m pistol Rapid event
10:50 am | India in the first spot after scoring 153.42 points in Bridge Mixed Team qualification Round Robin 2 after the fifth round
10:35 am | Indian athlete Chethan Balasubramanya look forward to winning Gold as he qualifies for Men’s High Jump Final
10:20 am |Rajiv Arokia bags the second spot in Heat 4 of Men’s 400m also qualifying for the Semifinals
10:00 am | India’s Muhammed Anas Yahiya heads for Semifinals in Men’s 400m track event after topping in Heat 1
9:45 am | Indian jumper Chethan Balasubramanya clears the mark of 2.05m in his first attempt in Men’s High Jump Qualification round
9:38 am | India thrashes Vietnam 3-5 to enter the quarterfinal of Recurve Men’s team Archery event
9:30 am | Vennam Jyothi Surekha in the 2nd spot after scoring 705 points in the second half of Compound Women’s Individual Archery finals while Chen Yihsuan is leading with 706 points.
9:15 am | India thrashes Maldives 25-12 in the first set of Men’s Pool F match
9:00 am | Indian Archers including Ankita Bhakat, Promila Daimary and Deepika Kumari beat Mongolian archers 5-3 in the first round of Recurve Women’s Elimination event
8:40 am | Anish Bhanwala leads India at number 3 after the 2nd stage in 25 m Rapid Fire Pistol event
8:30 am | After the second set in the Recurve Women’s Team 1/8 Eliminations, Indian Archers at 4-0 against Mongolia
8:00 am | In 25 m rapid pistol fire, Shooter Anish Bhanwala’s event in Qualification – Stage 2 is underway.
7:30 am | In Skeet Men Qualification – Day 1, Indian shooters Angad Bajwa and Sheeraz Sheikh are in action.
7:00 am | Athletics Federation of India (AFI) shared the complete schedule of track and field events.