Key Highlights of Asian Games 2023 Day 11: India’s current medal tally stands at 81, surpassing their previous best in Jakarta 2018 (70). On Wednesday, at the ongoing Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, India secured a gold medal in the Compound Archery Mixed Team Final. Jyoti Surekha Vennam and Praveen Ojas Devatale displayed exceptional form, pushing India ahead in the overall medal standings. Their current tally of 81 medals is better than the 70 achieved in Jakarta 2018. India also clinched a silver medal in the Mixed Team 35km Race Walk. Meanwhile, in the Women’s 75kg Boxing final, Lovlina Borgohain secured a silver medal after losing 0-5.
In Women’s 57kg Wrestling, after losing in the semifinals, Pooja Rani had to settle for a bronze medal. Sunil Kumar won a bronze medal in Men’s Greco-Roman 87kg Wrestling, defeating Kyrgyzstan’s Atabek Azisbekov 2-1.
Harmandeep Bains won a silver medal in the Women’s 800-meter final with a time of 2:03.75. This marked her second silver medal in the competition, following her earlier win in the Women’s 1500 meters. Avinash Sable secured another silver in the Men’s 5000 meters final. He had previously won gold in the Men’s 3000 meters Steeplechase.
India’s Women’s 4×400 meters relay team claimed a silver medal, while the Men’s team won gold. In the Men’s Javelin Throw final, Neeraj Chopra and Kishor Kumar Jena secured gold and silver medals, respectively.
In the Mixed Doubles Squash semifinals, Deepika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu defeated Hong Kong’s Ka Yi Lee and Chi Him Wong, ensuring at least a silver for India. The Indian Mixed Squash pair of Anahat Singh and Abhay Singh had to settle for a silver medal after losing in the semifinals against Malaysia’s Aifa Binati and Mohammad Syafiq.
Saurav Ghosal reached the semifinals in Men’s Singles Squash.
In Kabaddi, the Indian Men’s team defeated Thailand 63-26 in Group A, while the Women’s team outclassed Thailand 54-22.
In Wrestling, Neeraj lost in the Men’s Greco-Roman 67kg 1/8 final, while Sunil Kumar lost in the Men’s Greco-Roman 87kg semifinal.
In Badminton, PV Sindhu secured a place in the Women’s Singles Quarterfinals by defeating Indonesia’s Kusuma Wardani. HS Prannoy also made it to the Men’s Singles Quarterfinals after defeating Kazakhstan’s Dimitrii Panarin.
In Table Tennis, India’s Trisha Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand were defeated in the Pre-Quarterfinals of the Women’s Doubles by South Korea’s Soyeong Kim and Hayeong Kong.
In Men’s Doubles Badminton, India’s Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Indonesia’s Leo Rolly Carnando and Daniel Martin in the Pre-Quarterfinals.
In Volleyball, the Indian Women’s team defeated Nepal 3-1 in the pool stage.
In Hockey, the Indian Men’s team secured a 5-3 victory against South Korea in the semifinals.
Gold: 18 Silver: 31 Bronze: 32
Archery: India’s Jyoti Surekha Vennam and Praveen Ojas Devatale won gold in the Compound Archery Mixed Team event.
Wrestling: Sunil Kumar won silver in Men’s Greco-Roman 87kg Wrestling.
Boxing: Lovlina Borgohain won silver in Women’s 75kg Boxing.
Athletics: India secured a silver medal in the Mixed Team 35km Race Walk. Harmandeep Bains won silver in the Women’s 800 meters. Avinash Sable won silver in the Men’s 5000 meters.
Table Tennis: India won silver in the Mixed Doubles Squash.
Badminton: PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy advanced to the quarterfinals.
Squash: India’s Anahat Singh and Abhay Singh won silver in Mixed Doubles Squash.
Kabaddi: Indian Men’s and Women’s teams secured victories against Thailand.
Wrestling: Pooja Rani won bronze in Women’s 57kg Wrestling. Sunil Kumar won silver in Men’s Greco-Roman 87kg Wrestling.
Hockey: The Indian Men’s team advanced to the final with a win over South Korea.
Volleyball: Indian Women’s team defeated Nepal.
Congratulations to all the athletes for their outstanding performances at the Asian Games 2023