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Asian Games: Team India's gold medal haul continues

Team India's performance has been going strong at the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

The Indian shooting trio of Olympian Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan continued the country's dominating run at shooting as they captured a gold medal in women's 25 meter pistol team event.

With Bhaker scoring 590, Singh scoring 586 and Sangwan scoring 583, their combined score was enough to edge China out by 3 points.

India got a total of 1759 points, enough to clinch the gold. The silver medal was secured by China with 1756 points. South Korea got the bronze medal with a total of 1742 points.

With this, India has bagged its seventh shooting medal and 16th medal overall at the ongoing continental meet. India has a total of four golds, five silver and seven bronze medals.

Of these, one also belongs to India's Dressage Team who clinched a gold medal with a brilliant effort from Anush Agarwalla, Hriday Chheda, Divyakriti Singh and Sudipti Hajela at the Equestrian event.

Earlier, in the women's 10 m air rifle team, the trio of Mehuli Ghosh, Ramita Jindal and Ashi Chouksey also won a silver, with Jindal securing a bronze medal in the women's 10 m air rifle individual event.

In the men's 10 metre air rifle team, the team of Divyansh Singh Panwar, former world champion Rudrankksh Patil and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar earlier won a world-record-breaking gold.

The men's 25 m rapid-fire pistol trio of Adarsh Singh, Vijayveer Sidhu and Anish Bhanwala had also got a bronze to their name.


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