India’s Sift Kaur Samra won gold in the women’s 50m Rifle 3-P individual event at the Asian Games 2023 to give India its fifth gold on Wednesday at Hangzhou.
Ashi Chouksey also bagged a bronze in the event to bring India’s shooting medal to eight.
Soon enough, India confirmed its ninth shooting and overall 19th medal when the trio of Angad Vir Singh Bajwa, Gurjoat Siingh Khangura, and Anant Jeet Singh Naruka won the men’s shotgun skeet team bronze with a score of 355.
The 20th medal came when Vishnu Saravanan confirmed bronze in men’s dinghy ILCA7 in sailing.
Esha Singh gave India its 10th medal in shooting and 21st overall by winning a silver medal in the 25m women’s pistol individual event.
The 22nd medal and 11th in shooting came from Anant Naruka who finished second in the men’s shotgun skeet final to get his second medal of the day.
The fourth gold and 16th medal of the Asian Games came for India when the women’s team secured the first position in the 25m pistol event at Hangzhou on Wednesday.
The shooting team had a great start to the day as another Indian women’s team clinched the silver medal in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions to give India its 15th medal.
India slipped to seventh place in the medals tally after Thailand bagged six gold to move into the fifth position. China continued to assert its domination with 76 golds in a tally of a total of 140 medals.
The medal tally stands at five gold, seven silver and 10 bronze to a total of 22 medals.
Here are the medal standings:
|1||People's Republic of China||76||43||21||140|
|2||Republic of Korea||19||18||33||70|
|6||Hong Kong, China||5||8||14||27|
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