Dushyant wins bronze to add to India’s medal tally

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Dushyant Wins Bronze to Add to India's Medal Tally on Aug 24, 2018

Dushyant Wins Bronze to Add to India’s Medal Tally on Aug 24, 2018

Adding another medal in the tally Dushyant wins bronze in lightweight single sculls rowing.

Indian shooter Shardul Vihan bagged a Silver medal in the Men’s Double Trap event. The 15 year old finished second with a score of 73 points to became the youngest Indian shooter to win a medal at the Asian Games. South Korea’s Hyunwoo Shin clinched gold while Hamad Ali Al Marri of Qatar won bronze.

In Kabaddi, India settled for bronze after failing to make it to the final for the first time as the Men in Blue lost to Iran 18-27. The loss also ended India’s reign of domination that dates back to the 1990 Asiad.

In tennis, women’s singles player – Ankita Raina won bronze medal in the women’s singles semifinal. She lost to her Chinese opponent – Zhang Shuai 4-6, 6-7 to win bronze.

In tennis, Indian dou of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan entered the Men’s Doubles Final assuring India of a Silver medal.

Another medal was assured for India after Prajnesh Gunneswaran beat Kwon Soonwoo of Korea 6-7, 6-4, 7-6 to enter semis of the men’s singles event.

In Badminton, third seeded PV Sindhu defeated Vu Thi Trang of Vietnam, 21-10, 12-21, 23-21 in a 58 minutes long match to enter the Round-of-16. While Saina eased past her Iranian opponent Soraya 21-7, 21-9 in just 26 minutes.

India is placed 10th in the medals tally with 19 medals that include 4 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze.

While China with 116 medals, including 55 Gold tops the medals tally followed by Japan with 86 medals including 25 golds.

South Korea is placed 3rd in the medal tally with 64 medals including 16 golds.