Asian Games 2018 Day 6: As it happened

The Indian doubles pair thrashed the Kazakhstan duo 6-3, 6-4 to win the Gold. Meanwhile Indian Women's Kabaddi team lost 24-27 to Iran in Final. 

 

Asian Games 2018 Day 6: As it happened
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The sixth day of sporting events at the 18th edition of the Asian Games 2018 kicks-off in Indonesia on August 24, Friday. India, at the 7th rank, have bagged a total of 24 medals so far, which include 6 Gold, 5 Silver and 13 Bronze medals.

Indian Tennis Doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan beat Kazakhstan's Aleksandr Bublik and Denis Yevseyev in the Men's Tennis Doubles to secure India's 6th Gold (22nd Overall) at the Asian Games. The Duo thrashed Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-4 to win the Gold. This is also India's fifth Doubles Gold medal in the Games. 

Earlier, on Friday, Indian Quadruple Sculls team scripted history as they won India’s second-ever Gold medal in Rowing at the Asian Games. Sawarn Singh, Dattu Baban Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh had clocked 6:17:13 in the finals to hand India its 5th Gold Medal (21st overall) at the 2018 Asian Games. Bajrang Lal Takhar, in 2010, was the first-ever Indian to win a Gold (Individual) in Rowing at the Games.

Earlier on Thursday, India’s 15-year-old shooter Shardul Vihan bagged India’s fourth Silver medal in Men’s Double Trap event. Vihan, the youngest athlete in the Indian contingent, had finished second in the event with a remarkable score of 73 out of 80 shots. In Tennis, Ankita Raina had to settle for a Bronze medal after she lost 4-6, 6(6)-7 after a tough tie-breaker against China’s Zhang Shuai. 

Asian Games perennial Kabaddi champions, India Men’s 28-year reign came to an end following a huge 18-27 loss to Iran in the semifinals on Thursday. Meanwhile, in Tennis,  Indian doubles pair Rohan Bopanna and Divij got the better of Japan's Uesugi K and Shimabukuro S 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 after a nervy tie-breaker. 

Prajnesh Gunneswaran ensured another podium finish for India when he beat Korea’s Soonwoo Kwon 6(2)-7, 6-4, 7-6(8) to enter the semifinals of Tennis Men’s Singles. 

Follow the updates from Day 6 as it happened: 

24 August 2018
19:59 PM

Hockey Men's Tournament Pool A: India crushes Japan with an 8-0 win in the preliminary round.

19:37 PM

Hockey Men's Tournament Pool A: India leads 5-0 over Japan after the third quarter in the preliminary round.

19:06 PM

Hockey Men's Tournament Pool A: India 3-0 Japan at half-time in the preliminary round.

18:48 PM

Hockey Men's Tournament Pool A: India leads 2-0 over Japan after the first quarter in the preliminary round.

18:36 PM

Hockey Men's Tournament: India take on Japan in the Pool A match.

18:06 PM

Badminton Men's Singles Round of 32: India's HS Prannoy loses 12-21, 21-15, 15-21 to Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen.

18:03 PM

Squash Women's Singles Quarterfinal (3): India's Joshana Chinappa qualifies for semifinals by a 3-1 win over Hongkong's Ho Ling Chan.

17:42 PM

Tennis Men's Singles Semifinal (1): India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran settles for a Bronze medal after losing 2-6, 2-6 to Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin in the semifinal.

17:37 PM

Boxing Men's Welter (69kg) Round of 32: India's Manoj Kumar goes through pre-quarterfinals with a 5-0 win over Bhutan's Sangay Wangdi.

17:08 PM

Tennis Men's Singles Semifinal (1): India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran loses first set 2-6 to Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin. The first set lasted 51 minutes.

16:58 PM

Swimming Men's 50m Breaststroke final: India's Sandeep Sejwal clock 27.98 and finishes at 7th spot in the final. Japan's Yasuhiro Koseki clocked 27.07 to finish first.

16:43 PM

Boxing Men's Fly (52 kg) Round of 32: India's Gaurav Solanki loses to Japan's Ryomei Tanaka. Tanaka secured a 5-0 win over Solanki.

16:41 PM

Badminton Women's Doubles Round of 16: India's Ashwini Ponnanppa-Sikka Reddy wins 2-1 over Malaysia's Chow Mei Kuan-Lee Meng Yean. Ponnappa-Reddy managed a close win with 21-17, 16-21, 21-19.

16:36 PM

Boxing Men's Fly (52 kg) Round of 32: India's Gaurav Solanki goes against Japan's Ryomei Tanaka.

16:27 PM

Tennis Men's Singles Semifinal (1): India's Gunneswaran Prabbhakharan Prajnesh takes on Uzbekistan's Istomin Denis.

16:00 PM

Women's Balance Beam final: India's Dipa Karmakar finishes 5th with a score of 12.500 points. China's Chen Yile won with the score of 14.600 points.

15:56 PM

Squash Men's Singles Quarterfinal (1): India's Saurav Ghosh wins 3-1 over fellow countryman Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu to enter the semifinal round.

15:38 PM

Badminton, Men's Singles Round of 32: India's Srikanth Kidambi goes down 0-2 against Hong Kong, China's Vincent Ki Wing Wong

15:30 PM

Squash, Women's Singles Quarterfinal (2): India's Dipika Pallikal beats Japan's Misaki Kobayashi 3-0 and advances to the semifinal round. Dipika Pallikal assures a podium finish for India. 

15:17 PM

Badminton, Men's Singles round of 32: India's Kidambi Srikanth loses the first set 21-23 to Hong Kong, China's Vincent Ki Wing Wong. 

14:57 PM

Archery, Compound Mixed Team: Indian archers Abhishek Verma and Surekha Jyothi Vennam lose 153-155 to Iran's Fereshteh Ghorbani and Nima Matbooe Mahboubi in the quarterfinal match. 

14:44 PM

Archery, Compound Mixed Team Quarterfinal (4): India gear up to take on Iran in the quarters. 

13:57 PM

Kabaddi, Women's Team FINAL: India go down 24-27 to Iran in Final. India Women's Kabaddi side settle for the Silver medal. 

 

 

13:52 PM

Kabaddi, Women's Team FINAL: India lead Iran 13-11 at the end of first half. Iran are threatening to stage another huge upset here. India 13-11 Iran!! 

13:30 PM

Kabbadi Women FINAL: India Women take on Iran Women in the GOLD medal match. 

13:24 PM

Weightlifting, Women's 63kg: India's Rakhi Halder failed to lift (93 kg) in all her three attempts and crashed out of contention

11:54 AM

In Tennis, Men's Doubles Final,  Rohan Bopanna and Sharan Divij outwit Kazakhstan's Aleksandr Bublik and Denis Yevseyev 6-3, 6-4  to bag the GOLD. This was India's 5th Doubles Gold Medal at the Asian Games and their 6th (22nd Overall) in the 2018 Edition. 

11:53 AM

Shooting, 10m Air Pistol Women: Heena Sidhu bags Bronze medal with a score of 219.2. 

 

11:17 AM

Tennis, Men's Doubles FINAL: India's Rohan Bopanna and Sharan Divij outwit Kazakhstan's Aleksandr Bublik and Denis Yevseyev 6-3 to win the first set. 

11:00 AM

Tennis, Men's Doubles FINAL: India's Rohan Bopanna and Sharan Divij are off to a great start. They lead 4-1 (1st set) against Kazakhstan's Aleksandr Bublik and Denis Yevseyev in the Doubles Gold Medal match. 

10:58 AM

Handball (Men), Main round Group 3: India beat Pakistan 28-27 in a neck-and-neck group match. 

10:04 AM

Shooting, 300m Standard Rifle Men FINAL: India's Harjinder Singh (560 points) and Amit Kumar (559 points) finish on the 4th and 5th position in the final round. 

09:56 AM

Archery, Compound Mixed Team, 1/8 Eliminations: India beat Iraq 155-147 and advance to the quarterfinals. 

09:24 AM

It was also India's second-ever Gold Medal in RowingBajrang Lal Takhar was the first Indian (Guangzhou Asian Games 2010) to win a Gold (Individual) in Rowing at the Asian Games. 

09:17 AM

Rowing, Men's Quadruple Sculls FINAL: Sawarn Singh, Dattu Baban Bhokanal, Om Prakash, Sukhmeet Singh outperformed Indonesia 6:20:58, Thailand 6:22:41 and finished first in the Quadruple final, handing India it's 5th Gold Medal (21 Overall) at the 2018 Asian Games. 

09:05 AM

Rowing, Men's Quadruple Sculls FINAL: India win the GOLD medal. They clocked 6:17:13 in the final round.  

09:02 AM

Swimming, Men's 4x100m Medley Relay: India clock 3:44:94 in Heat 2 and finish on the 5th spot in their Heat standings. 

08:53 AM

Fencing, Women's Epee Team round of 16: India beat Indonesia 45-25 and enter the quarterfinal round. 

08:49 AM

Shooting, 10m Air Pistol Women Qualification: Indian Shooters Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu advance to the final round. Bhaker scored 574 points and ranked 3rd in the qualifiers. Heena Sidhu finished at the 7th position with 571 points.

08:37 AM

Rowing, Men's Lightweight Double Sculls FINAL: India's Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh bag India's second Bronze medal in rowing today. They had clocked 7:04:61 in the final.

08:28 AM

Swimming, Men's 50m Breaststroke: India's Sandeep Sejwal tops Heat 1 with a timing of 27.95s and qualifies for the final round. 

08:08 AM

Rowing, Men's Lightweight Single Sculls FINAL: India's Dushyant bags a Bronze medal. He had clocked 7:18:76 to finish on the 3rd position in the Final. 

07:34 AM

India's schedule for the day: 

8.05 AM

- Rowing, Men's Lightweight Double Sculls: Rohit Kumar, Bhagwan Singh

8.35 AM

- Rowing, Women's Four FINAL: India

8.50 AM

- Rowing, Men's Lightweight Eight: India 

11.30 AM

- Badminton

- Men's Singles round of 16: Kidambi Srikanth vs Wong Wing Ki Vincent

- Men's Singles round of 32: Prannoy HS vs Wangcharoen Kantaphon

- Tennis (Medal Event), Men's Singles semifinals: Gunneswaran Prabhakharan Prajnesh vs Istomin Denis (Uzbekistan)

12.00 PM

- Bridge

- Mixed Team, Qualification Round 10

- Men's Team, Qualification Round 10

- Mixed Team, Round Round 2- Round 3

2.00 PM 

-Artistic Gymnastics, Men's Vault: Yogeshwar Singh

-Squash

- Men's Singles Quarterfinals: Saurav Ghoshal vs Harinder Pal

- Women's Singles Quarterfinal (2): Dipika Pallikal vs Misaki Kobayashi

2.38 PM

-Artistic Gymnastics - Women's Balance Beam (Final): Dipa Karmakar

2.45 PM

- Bridge, Mixed Team, Qualification Round 7

4.00 PM

- Squash, Women's Singles Quarterfinal: Joshana Chinappa vs Chan Ho Ling

 

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