After starting on a high, the Indian recurve women team lost their grip on the gold medal match mid-way and had to be content with the silver medal at the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday. The Indians eventually went down to Russia with a final score of 4-5. Indian recurve women team
It has been a memorable experience at the Incheon Asian Games for Saketh Myneni who captured the mixed doubles gold with Sania Mirza and the men’s doubles silver partnering Sanam Singh. Myneni whose singles ranking has dipped to 453 in the last few months because of injuries wants to build on this performance and break
Yogeshwar pinned his spirited Chinese opponent to reverse the lead and make it to the Asian Games gold medal match.After the match was over, Yogeshwar crossed the playing arena and then sat down, completely drained off all energy. Such was the stupendous effort by Yogeshwar, that his coaches had to come and carry him off.
The Indian men’s team of Abhishek Verma, Sandeep Kumar and Rajat Chauhan had to overcome several odds to reach this stage and it is heartening to see their success on the biggest stage for Compound Archery. The temperament and chutzpah displayed by these youngsters in the finals, unnerved the champions, South Korea and helped India win a gold.
The day I lost I was completely heartbroken.
But then I knew that the team event was starting and India needed me to play at least close to my best. The guys in my team had worked really hard to put us in a position where we had a genuine chance of winning the Asian Games. So it was very important for me and that’s what drove me on. I just couldn’t let those guys down as they had done so much ..
Indian Squash stars met with success at the Asian games. There was redemption for Saurav Ghosal who missed the individual gold but came back strongly,in the team events to help India to a team gold. The 2014 Commonwealth Games had given enough evidence that Indian squash is currently on a high and the Incheon Asian
We learnt on Friday that Indian athlete Manju Bala’s Bronze medal won in the women’s hammer throw competition at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon will be upgraded to Silver as the Chinese Gold medal winner Zhang Weinxiu has failed a dope test. ‘’The competitor has been disqualified from the competition as well as these Games
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