India's Jinson Johnson clinched the gold in the men's 1500 metres event at the 2018 Asian Games. Johnson clocked 3 minutes and 44.72 seconds to take the yellow metal.
India won gold in the women's 4X400m event. The Indian quartet of Hima Das, Raju Poovamma, Saritaben Laxmanbhai Gayakwad and Vismaya Koroth registered a time of 3 minutes and 28.72 seconds to finish at the top of the podium.
India clinched the silver medal in the men's 4X400m event. The Indian quartet of Muhammed Kunhu, Dharun Ayyasamy, Muhammed Anas and Rajiv Arokia clocked a time of 3 minutes and 1.85 seconds.
India's men's hockey team failed to reach the final as they lost to Malaysia in a dramatic penalty shoot-out. On Saturday, India will take on Pakistan in the bronze medal tie
. India's Seema Punia had to settle for the bronze medal in the women's discus throw event. Seema registered a throw of 62.26 metres to ensure a place on the podium.
India's Chitra Unnikrishnan Palakeezh bagged bronze in the women's 1500 metre competition. The 23-year-old clocked 4 minutes and 12.56 seconds to finish the race at third place, while Bahrain secured the top two places as Kalkidan Befkadu and Tigist Belay clinched gold and silver respectively.
India's Sandeep Kumar was disqualified from the 50km walk. In Canoe, India's Inaocha Devi and Anjali Bashishth finished eighth in women's 500m double (C2) final.
In Kayak, India's Soniya Devi Phairembam finished last in women's 500m single (K1) final.
In Cycling track, India's Deborah Deborah and Aleena Reji failed to qualify for the women's sprint 1/8 finals.
Harshdeep Singh after beating Sri Lanka's Rajith Pushpa Kumara in the Round of 32, lost to Lee Seung-Su of Korea in men's -81kg Judo Round of 16. Apart from Harshdeep, India's Garima CHoudhary also lost to Gulnoza Matniyazova of Uzbekistan in women's -70kg elimination Round of 16. In Table Tennis, India's Mouma Das lost to Chen Szuyu of Chinese Taipei in women's singles Round of 32.
About the Author
Comes from the United Arab Emirates, is a sports junkie and a journalist, who has been following cricket as well as football since childhood. Played cricket in academies, school, and university levels. A fanatic follower of one of Europe's biggest ever football clubs - Manchester United.