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Asian Games Day 4: Rahi Sarnobat Wins Gold, Indian Hockey Team Witness Historic Win

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Asian Games Day 4: Rahi Sarnobat Wins Gold, Indian Hockey Team Witness Historic Win

India is shining bright on Day 4 at Asian Games. Rahi Sarnobat has given first medal to India on Day 4. She won the women’s 25-Metre Pistol event after a tense double-shootoff. Rahi made sure to make Indian Flag fly high after Manu Bhaker failed to Deliver in the finals and was eliminated early.

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This is the fourth gold to India after wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat, and 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary, who won the 10-Metre Air Pistol event on Day 3.

Indian Men’s Hockey Team  played their second match at the 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta & Palembang against Hong Kong China, today. India witnessed a historic win with 26-0. Announcing the same, Hockey India official twitter handle wrote, “The Indian Men’s Hockey Team score 26 goals against Hong Kong China in their third game of the @asiangames2018 which saw 4 players claim hat-tricks and a sublime team effort to achieve the large score-line on 22nd August 2018”.

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Breaking the 86 year old record, this is their highest win ever with the previous record being 24-1 against the USA.

In Tennis Men’s Double, Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan have entered the semifinals. The duo won 6-3, 5-7, 10-1 against Chinese Taipei’s Yang Tsung-Hua and Hsieh Chengpeng in the quarterfinal

Have a look at the Asian Games Medal Tally:

1- India is on number 7 with a total of 11 medals- 4 are Gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze

2- China is currently on top of the chart with a whopping 75 medals in 4 days which includes 35 Gold, 27 silver, and 13 bronze medals.

3- Japan stands on second with a total of 61 medals which includes 17 Gold, 21 silver and 23 bronze.

4- Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Iran, and DPR Korea hold the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th position respectively.

Stay tuned for more updates about Asian Games 2018.

Published by Kanika Saini on 22 Aug 2018

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