Asian Games 2018 Live updates : Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat clinches gold medal

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Jakarta, Aug 20: Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian woman wrestler to bag an Asian Games gold after she beat Japan’s Yuki Irie in the 50-kilogram women’s Freestyle final on the second day of 2018 Asian Games.

Phogat dominated the game, taking a 4-0 lead initially before stretching it further to 6-2 to clinch the yellow metal.

SHOOTING

Indian shooter Lakshay won a silver medal in men’s trap shooting. 

The 20-year-old, who had finished fourth in the qualification round, attained 43 points to finish second behind Chinese Taipei’s Kunpi Yang, who equalled the world record of 48.

BADMINTON

India’s PV Sindhu and Ashwini Ponnappa lose first game 13-21 against Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi of Japan in Women’s Team Quarterfinals

Shuttler PV Sindhu beats Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-18, 21-19 in Women’s Team Quarterfinals

TENNIS
India’s Ankita Raina has stormed into the last-16 round of the women’s singles event with a dominating 6-2, 6-4 win over Indonesia’s Beatrice Gumulya.

KABADDI
UPDATE: Indian women’s kabaddi team has beaten Thailand 33-23 in a group match.

Asian Games 2018 shooting live updates: Men’s 10m air rifle final
Deepak Kumar wins silver in Men’s 10m Air Rifle. Yang Haoran has defended his Asian Games title and his final score is 249.1, Deepak finishes with a total score of 247.7 while bronze winner Lu Shaochuan of Chinese Taipei has 226.8. Ravi Kumar finishes fourth with 205.2

Asian Games 2018 shooting live updates: Men’s 10m air rifle final
Lu Shaochuan slips to third! Deepak Kumar has now won silver and could possibly go for gold!

Asian Games 2018 shooting live updates: Men’s 10m air rifle final
Ravi Kumar is eliminated and thus loses a chance to win a second medal at the 2018 Asian Games. Deepak Kumar has won bronze and is still in contention for more.

Asian Games 2018 shooting live updates: Men’s 10m air rifle final
Uzbekistan’s Vadim Skorovarov, Iran’s Nekounam Amirmohammad and China’s Huiz Zicheng have been eliminated. Song Soojoo of Korea then bows out which means India have at least one medal assured from this event. Deepak Kumar is currently third, Ravi Kumar is fourth. Yang Haoran still leads the pack.

Asian Games 2018 shooting live updates: Men’s 10m air rifle final
After the first five shots, Ravi Kumar is third with a score of 52.0 and he is followed by Deepak Kumar at fourth with 61.5. China’s Haoran Yang tops the list.

 

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