India’s performance at the Hangzhou Asian Games on 3 October 2023 (Day 10):
- India won two gold, two silver, and five bronze medals.
- The overall medal tally for India is 69 medals, consisting of 15 gold, 26 silver, and 28 bronze medals.
- India is currently ranked 4th on the scoreboard.
Notable achievements in Athletics:
- Annu Rani won gold in the women’s javelin throw final with a throw of 62.92m.
- Tejaswin Shankar secured a historic silver in men’s decathlon, breaking a national record.
- Praveen Chithravel won bronze in the Men’s Triple Jump.
- Mohammed Afsal won silver in the men’s 800m race.
- Parul Chaudhary clinched gold in the women’s 5000m race.
- Vithya Ramraj won bronze in the women’s 400m hurdles.
- Narender Berwal obtained a bronze medal in the men’s 92kg semifinal.
- Preeti Pawar won bronze in the women’s 54kg boxing semi-final.
- Lovlina Borgohain secured a berth at the Paris Olympics by winning in the 75 kg category.
Canoeing: Arjun Singh and Sunil Singh Salam won bronze in men’s canoe double 1000m, marking India’s second canoe medal in Asian Games history.
- Indian pairs excelled in the Mixed Doubles Squash Competition.
- Anahat Singh and Abhay Singh advanced to the semifinals.
- Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu also progressed to the semifinals.
- Saurav Ghosal reached the Men’s Singles semifinal, raising hopes for more medals in squash.
- Abhishek Verma won his archery semi-final against South Korea’s Joo Jaehoon.
- Ojas Pravin Deotale will face Abhishek Verma in the gold medal match, ensuring at least silver for India.
- HS Prannoy and PV Sindhu won their respective men’s singles matches.
- Several women’s doubles teams, including Treesa Jolly-Gayatri Gopichand and Tanisha Crasto-Ashwini Ponnappa, advanced to the round of 16.
Q.: Who won the gold medal in the women’s javelin throw final at the Asian Games?
a) Tejaswin Shankar
b) Praveen Chithravel
c) Annu Rani
d) Mohammed Afsal
Ans : c) Annu Rani
Q.: Who won the gold medal in the women’s 5000m race at the Hangzhou Asian Games?
a) Annu Rani
b) Tejaswin Shankar
c) Parul Chaudhary
d) Mohammed Afsal
Answer: c) Parul Chaudhary