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Historic Day for Indian Athletes: 2 Golds and 6 Bronze in Asian Games

The second day of the Asian Games 2023 turned out to be excellent for India. Indian athletes clinched 2 gold medals and 6 bronze medals, marking the end of the day’s events.

In the world of shooting, India’s marksmen and markswomen started the day with a bang, securing the nation’s first gold medal. The team consisting of Rudrankksh Patil, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar, and Divyansh Singh Panwar achieved this feat in the Men’s 10-meter Air Rifle team final. Their remarkable performance not only earned them the gold but also set a new world record.

Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar added to his achievements by winning a bronze medal in the Men’s 10-meter Air Rifle individual competition.

The shooting team continued their impressive run by winning a bronze medal in the Men’s 25-meter Rapid Fire Pistol team event.

In the sport of Wushu, Roshibina Devi Naorem contributed to India’s medal tally by securing a bronze medal.

Turning to boxing, Nishan Dev (Men’s 71 kg) and Deepak Bhuriya (Men’s 51 kg) advanced to the quarter-finals after winning their pre-quarterfinal matches. However, Arundhati Chaudhary (Women’s 66 kg) had to face a tough opponent in her match.

In tennis, it was a disappointing day as Rohan Bopanna and Yuki Bhambri, representing India in the Men’s doubles, were eliminated from the competition.

The swimming competition saw Srihari Nataraj and Likit Selvaraj compete in their respective finals as part of the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay team, but they couldn’t secure medals.

However, the day ended on a high note as the Indian Women’s Cricket team secured another gold medal for India. They defended a total of 116 runs against Sri Lanka, winning the match by 19 runs. This historic win not only showcases the talent and determination of India’s women cricketers but also serves as an inspiration for aspiring players and fans alike.

In summary, it was a day of mixed results for India at the Asian Games 2023, with outstanding performances in shooting and cricket, while facing challenges in other sports.

 

Asian Games 2023 Medal Standings
Team/NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
People’s Republic of China (CHN) 39 21 9 69
Republic of Korea (KOR) 10 10 13 33
Japan (JPN) 5 14 12 31
Uzbekistan (UZB) 4 4 6 14
Hong Kong, China (HKG) 3 4 7 14
India (IND) 2 3 6 11
Chinese Taipei (TPE) 2 1 3 6
Indonesia (INA) 1 1 4 6
Thailand (THA) 1 0 2 3
Macau, China (MAC) 1 0 1 2
Tajikistan (TJK) 1 0 1 2
I.R. of Iran (IRI) 0 3 5 8
D.P.R. Korea (PRK) 0 2 2 4
Vietnam (VIE) 0 1 5 6
Kazakhstan (KAZ) 0 1 4 5
Mongolia (MGL) 0 1 3 4
United Arab Emirates (UAE) 0 1 1 2
Brunei Darussalam (BRU) 0 1 0 1
Sri Lanka (SRI) 0 1 0 1
Philippines (PHI) 0 0 2 2
Afghanistan (AFG) 0 0 1 1
Bangladesh (BAN) 0 0 1 1
Bnagladesh (BAN) 0 0 1 1
Kuwait (KUW) 0 0 1 1
Singapore (SGP) 0 0 1 1
Turkmenistan (TKM) 0 0 1 1

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