It was a day of mixed emotions for the Indian camp as there was boundless joy on one side with Mary Kom winning the gold and sadness on the other with Sarita Devi refusing to accept the unfairly awarded bronze medal. India added 4 more medals – 1 gold through Mary Kom, 1 bronze in women’s hockey,
On a day of shameful judgment in boxing, Vikas Gowda and men’s hockey brought India much-needed welcome news. Vikas Gowda clinched the silver medal in men’s discus throw while the men’s hockey team beat Korea to book their place in the final after 12 years. In the boxing arena, Mary Kom brought delight with her
Tennis and Discus throw kept up India’s gold rush at the 17th Asian Games at Incheon as Day 10 saw India add 7 medals to its kitty to take the overall tally to 42 medals. While Sania Mirza and Saketh Myneni brought home the gold in mixed doubles, Saketh and Sanam Singh had to settle
India wrote a golden chapter of her wrestling history as Yogeshwar Dutt brought home India’s fourth gold medal from the Incheon Asian Games. Khushbir Kaur too added her own name to the records by clinching India’s first ever walking medal by a woman at the Asian Games. With more medals from athletics and tennis, India
Khushbir Kaur gave India its first medal on the 9th day of the Asian Games â€“ a silver medal in womenâ€™s 20km walk. With a timing of 1:33:07, she shattered the national record – her own record set at 2014 Asian Walking Championships in Japan. The 21-year-old who hails from Rasulpur Kalan in Amritsar thus
Day 8 of the Incheon Asian Games turned out to be the most successful and glittering day of the competition for India so far. Archery and squash brought two gold medals on a day of medal rush. Shooting chipped in with a bronze. There were more medals in wrestling, archery, athletics as well as shooting
An elated Sandeep later revealed how much he yearned for an Asiad medal. ‘’I have worked 8 years for this and always wanted to win a medal in the Asian Games. It’s a dream come true,’’ said Sejwal.
Comeback(s) of the Day – Joshna Chinappa staged a memorable comeback from two games down to win her match and keep India on course for a semi-final place in the women’s team event in squash.
Akhil Kumar makes any list for the sheer entertainment value that he brings to his bout. His round house punches and open stance delivered an entertaining win in the first round of Boxing
Comeback of the Day – India’s ever-dependable shooter Abhinav Bindra had slid to the fourth place in the individual final but he bounced back just in time with a score of 10.5 that eventually helped him secure the bronze. Watch this space for more comebacks from India’s shooting star
While so many of our Indian athletes have already reached Incheon for the 2014 Asian Games, some still do not even know whether they would at all get their tickets punched for South Korea. Triple jumpers Renjith Maheshwary and Mayookha Johny and the men’s 4×400 relay team’s fates hang in the balance while the road