With two gold medals in sight by Sania Mirza and Co. in tennis and Indian women’s hockey team playing against hosts South Korea for a place in final, Day 10 of Asian Games 2014 looks like an exciting affair on September 29 at 6.30 am IST. India is currently 9th ranked with 35 medals (4 gold, 5 silver and 26 bronze). See Asian Games 2014 Medal Table: Complete Medal Tally of 17th Incheon Asian Games
Discus thrower Seema Punia and the mixed doubles tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Saketh Myneni brought home the gold medals for India as seven medals came in on what was an impressive Monday for India at the 17th Asian Games. With a total of 42 medals, including six gold medals, India are now ninth in the medals tally, which is dominated by China, who are in lead with a total of 238 medals, including 112 golds. Hosts South Korea (146) and Japan (132) are second and third respectively.
Mixed Doubles Gold Medal Match: Sania Mirza and Saketh Sai Myneni won gold medal in Mixed Doubles Final. This is the first gold medal by Indian tennis player in the Asian Games 2014. Sania Mirza/Saketh Sai Myneni defeated Hsien Yin Peng and Hao Ching Chan from Chinese-Taipei in straight sets 6-4, 6-3 to take India’s medal tally to 42. Read: Sania Mirza and Saketh Sai Myneni win 6th gold medal for India in Asian Games 2014
Sania Mirza and Saketh Sai Myneni of India take the opening set 6-4 against Hsien Yin Peng and Hao Ching Chan from Chinese Taipei in the mixed double final at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts – Center Court. One break point earned by the Indian duo, they sealed the set to go 1-0 up in the gold medal match.
India finish 2nd in Men’s 4 x 400m Relay Round 1 – Heat 2. They qualify for the finals. Another good news coming from the track and field at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium here on Monday.
After Seema Punia’s brilliant effort to bring gold medal for India, another athlete Naveen Kumar ensure one more medal by bagging the bronze medal in the Men’s 3000m Steeplechase. He finished Kamal Abubaker Ali of Qatar and Taher Tareq Mubarak Salem of Bahrain. Read: Naveen Kumar wins bronze medal in 3000m Steeplechase in Asian Games 2014
Women’s Discus Throw Final: Seema Punia threw the best of 61.03 to bag the gold medal for India in Women’s Discus Throw Final. The second and third place were take by Chinese pair of Lu Xiaoxin and Jian Tan as her compatriot Krishna Poonia finished fourth with 55.57m throw. Read: Seema Punia wins gold medal in Women’s Discus Throw in Asian Games 2014
Women’s Semifinal Match: South Korea beat India 3-1 to reach Women’s Hockey final. South Korea’s Mihyun Park scored 3rd goal at 42nd medal in third quarter to lead India 3-1. Hyelyoung Han scored the second goal to give Korea 2-1 lead against India in 28th minute of the second quarter of women’s hockey semifinal at Seonhak Hockey Stadium – Pitch 1.
Women’s 1500m Finals: Great coming fro athletes as Jaisha Orchatteri Puthiya Veetil won the bronze medal in Women’s 1500m. She finished behind Jamal Maryam Yusuf Isa and Gebregeiorges Mimi Belete who took the gold and silver medals respectively. Read: Jaisha Orchatteri Puthiya Veetil wins bronze in Women’s 1500m in Asian Games 2014
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg Bronze Medal Match: Narsingh Pancham Yadav defeated Japanese opponent to win bronze medal. Narsingh Pancham Yadav defeated Ramazan Kambarov of Turkmenistan in Men’s Freestyle 74 kg Repechage Bout to vie for the bronze medal. Read: Narsingh Yadav wins bronze medal in Men’s Freestyle 74 kg Bronze at Asian Games 2014
Men’s Freestyle 61 kg Gold Medal Match: Wrestler Bajrang goes down to the Iranian Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari in well-fought match to settle for silver medal. Wrestler Bajrang trails 0-2 down at the end of Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari of Iran in the final match. He made a comeback with good work from Bajrang to make it 2-2. He went down with another 2 points down after being pushed out of the mat to go 2-4 down. He is back with leg hook to level with 4-4 before Iranian takes it 6-4. Read: Wrestler Bajrang settles for silver in Men’s Freestyle 61 kg category at Asian Games 2014
Indian Men’s kabaddi team keep India’s gold medal hopes alive as the team thrashed Thailand 66-27 in a preliminary Group A match of the 17th Asian Games at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium here Monday. Defending champions, India dominated the match from the start and raced to a 29-15 lead till the first half by ousting 22 Thai players.
Men’s Doubles Gold Medal Match: In rain interrupted match, India’s Sanam Singh/Saketh Sai Myneni settld for silver medal in Men’s Doubles. They lost to South Korean pair and eighth seed South Korea Lim Yongkyu and Hyeon Chung at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts in straight sets 7-5, 7-6. Read: Sanam Singh and Saketh Sai Myneni win 6th silver for India in Asian Games 2014
Read the Complete Schedule of Indian Players in Action on Day 9 of Asian Games 2014
The Day 10 will see action from the boxing ring as well as from wrestling circuit. Both these events has produced great results so far in Asian Games and should motivate others to continue with the positive momentum. India’s final medal tally will depend a lot on grapplers and pugilists performances in the 17th edition of Asian Games.
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