Asian Games Day 1 Live Updates: Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 3 of Asian Games from Hangzhou. After clinching a couple of gold medals on Monday, India will look to add more on Day 3 with participation in several events. The first two days tuned out to be decent for Indian contingent with a total of 11 medals in their kitty but they are placed out of top 5 in the medal tally – 6th position.
Medal Tally at a Glance (25.09.2023)
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The Indian women’s cricket bagged a gold medal in its first appearance in the Asian Games while the Men’s 10m Air Rifle Team set a new world record in bagging the yellow metal
The shooters won a bronze each in the men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Team and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar in the 10m Air Rifle Individual event, who had to overcome his teammate Rundankkash Patil in a shoot-off to finish third. In the Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Individual event, India’s Vijayveer Sidhu finished fourth and out of the medal bracket.
The rowers won bronze medals in the Men’s Quadruples and the Men’s Coxless Four on Monday and concluded their campaign in Hangzhou with five medals in all — two silver and three bronze medals. In terms of numbers, it was an improvement on their performance in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia when they got three medals. However, the Indian rowers failed to get any gold in Hangzhou, which they had managed to do in Jakarta, five years back.