The India contingent at the Asian Games 2018 has a day ahead on the first day at Indonesia. Wrestler Sushil Kumar and Bajrang Punia, the men’s badminton team led by HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth, the Indian Woman’s hockey team, 10m rifle and pistol shooters will all be in action on August 19.
Wrestlers and boxers to deliver gold medals at the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia to better the 57 medal mark.
They have won at least 10 golds in each of the last four games and the August 18 Sept. 2 multi sports competition will be timely indicator ahead of the Tokyo Olympic in 2020.
Spearheading India’s golden pursuit will be the shooters who topped the medal tally in this year’s Mexico World Cup, finishing ahead of United State and China and be headlined by the trio of talented teenagers.
Many Indian athletes will be in action in the opening day of the Asian games. The likes of Kidambi Srikant and Sushill Kumar will be in action on Day 1.
Shooting Trap Men:
Manavjit Singh Sindhu has been consistent as he tops the Day 1 qualification with an average of 0.976 and got 41 point.
Woman’s Basketball 5*5:
IT has been a one sided affair so far in the third quarter , India have been on the mat. India trail 45-64 to Chinese Taipei.
Air Pistol Mixed Team Qualification:
Manu Bhaker and Abhishek Verma scored a total of 189 in the first series in 10m Air Pistol mixed team qualification event.
Anjull Namdeo finishe 5th in Men’s Wushu with a scor of 9.66 while Suraj Singh Mayangamban finishied 10th with a score of 9.51
India Rowing Results:
OM Prakash and Sawarn Singh recorded a time 7:10:26 in Men’s Double Sculls.
Air Rifle Mixed Team Event:
Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar score 108.6 208.7 206.7 211.3 a total of 835.3- 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team qualification event.