Asian Games: Women hockey get Silver

Asian Games, Women’s hockey team settled for silver after losing to Japan in the final. Japan defeated India 2-1.

Earlier, on the 13th day of action at the Games in Indonesia, Country clinched 6 medals – two silver and four bronze, taking the medals tally to 65.

In Sailing, Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar won silver in the 49er FX Women, while Harshita Tomar won bronze in the Open Laser 4.7. Varun Thakkar & KC Ganapathy get bronze in 49er Men.

In Boxing, Vikas Krishnan had to settle for a bronze after being declared medically unfit to fight his semifinal bout in 75 kilogram due to a cut he sustained earlier in the event.

However, Amit Panghal made it to the final defeating Paalam Carlo of Philippines in men’s 49 kilogram category. Amit is the only boxer from India in gold-medal bouts.

In Squash, India got bronze as Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu lost their respective matches in men’s team event. They lost to Hong Kong, China 0-2.

Currently, India is placed 8th in the medals tally with 65 medals including 13 Gold, 23 Silver and 29 Bronze. China continues to top the table followed by Japan and South Korea.

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