India’s 10m air pistol women’s team of Esha Singh, Palak and Divya Thadigol clinched silver in the team event at the ongoing Asian Games on Friday.
The Indian team finished second a cumulative 1731 points, behind China which clinched gold with 1736 points. Chinese Taipei came third with 1723 points to win bronze.
Shortly after, the men’s team of Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, Swapnil Sunil Kusale and Akhil Sheoran followed suit as they clinched gold in the men’s 50m rifle 3P team event.
Aishwary Pratap later went on to win a silver in the men’s 50m rifle 3P individual event as well.
The men’s duo of Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan clinched a silver medal in tennis men’s doubles.
In the women’s 10m air pistol individual final, the podium belonged to India as Indian shooters won both gold and silver medals. Palak, who finished 242.1 points clinched gold while her compatriot Esha Singh won silver with 239.7 points.
Later, the Indian women’s squash team consisting of Joshna Chinappa, Tanvi Khanna and Anahat Singh bagged the bronze after losing 1-2 to Hong Kong in the semifinals.
Kiran Baliyan ended the day with a bronze in the women’s shot put with a 17.36m in her third attempt.
Meanwhile, China also became the only team to cross the 100-gold medal mark with overall medal tally reaching 200 medals.
Here are the medal standings:
|1||People's Republic of China||105||63||32||200|
|3||Republic of Korea||26||28||48||102|
|7||Hong Kong (China)||5||13||18||36|
|9||Islamic Republic of Iran||3||10||10||23|
|10||Democratic People's Republic of Korea||3||6||4||13|
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