Day 10, Asian Games: India Clinch Silver in Mixed 4x400m Relay
Asian Games 2018 Live: Indian athletes hopeful for gold in ultiple disciplines.
- PV Sindhu wins silver after losing to world number one Tzi Tzu Ying in the final.
- Indian men’s and women’s compound archery team win silvers after losing to Republic of Korea in the final.
- Indian men’s table-tennis lose their semi-final to Korea, settle for bronze.
- Manjit Singh wins gold and Jinson Johnson wins silver in 800m event.
- Pincky Balhara wins silver and Malaprabha Yallapa Jadhav wins bronze in Kurash.
Squash: India Continue Good Work in Squash
India continued their march with another fairly comfortable day in the squash team event.
Barring Harinder Pal Sandhu, who lost to Al Tamini Abdulla in the men's tie against Qatar, no other Indian faced any problem as both the men and the women inched ahead in their pursuit to qualify from the group stage.
Harinder's loss meant both Ramit Tandon and Mahesh Mangaonkar had to be extra cautious but both were up to the task as India eked out a 2-1 win. All other matches ended in India's favour with an identical 3-0 margins.
Men: India bt Qatar 2-1 (Harinder Pal Sandhu lost to Al Tamini Abdulla 8-11, 9-11, 8-11; Ramit Tandon bt Amjad Syed 11-3, 11-5, 11-3; Mahesh Mangaonkar bt Al Malki Abdulrahman 11-9, 11-6, 11-2)
Women: India bt Thailand 3-0 (Joshna Chinappa bt Prasertratanakul Anantana 11-9, 12-10, 11-6; Sunayna Kuruvilla bt Thamronglarp Tuddaw 11-2, 11-6, 11-2; Tanvi Khanna bt Phongrattana Pranghatai 11-3, 11-4, 11-2); India bt Indonesia 3-0 (Dipika Pallikal Karthik bt Rohmah Yeni Siti 11-5, 11-5,11-7; Sunayna Kuruvilla bt Maryani Irma 11-3, 11-9, 11-1; Tanvi Khanna bt Nadiya Maudy Wafa 11-1, 11-3, 11-7).
Mixed 4x400m Relay: India Win Silver
India’s mixed 4x400m relay team comprising Muhammed Anas, Hima Das, Poovamma Raju and Arokia Rajiv win silver with a timing of 3:15.71 minutes. Bahrain finished with gold with a timing of 3:11.89 minutes.
Women's Heptathlon: Purnima Hembram Finishes First in 200m Heats
Purnima Hembram finishes first in the 200m heats with a timing of 25.34 seconds. She is currently third in heptathlon with 3424 points after four events.
Kurash: India Bag Silver and Bronze
Malaprabha Yallapa Jadhav became the first Indian to win a medal in Kurash at the Asian Games after losing 0-10 to Gulnor Sulaymanova in the 52 kg category.
Later in the day, Pincky Balhara settled for silver after losing 0-10 to Sulaymanova in the final.
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