After clinching two glorious shooting gold medals on Day 4 of the 2023 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, India added three more medals to its tally on Thursday, September 28. Though Day 5 turned out to be a mixed one overall, there were many bright sparks. The trio of Sarabjot Singh, Arjun Singh Cheema and Shiva Narwal won gold in the 10m air pistol team event, while Naorem Roshibina Devi secured silver in women's 60kg wushu, and Anush Agarwala bagged bronze in individual dressage. Catch all the highlights from Day 5 of the 2023 Asian Games here. (Medal Tally | Schedule | Streaming | Full Coverage | More Sports News)
That's it from us today. See you tomorrow morning for Day 6 of India's Asiad campaign.
8:48pm: Bridge - Men, Mixed Team Win
The Indian men’s team has beaten Thailand 18.17-1.83, and the mixed team defeats hosts China 16.55-3.45 in the Round Robin 1-8 stage.
8pm: Men's Hockey - India Beat Japan 4-2
The final scoreline is 4-2 as India post their third consecutive win. They will next play arch-rivals Pakistan on Saturday.
7:01pm: Football - India Lose
India lose the knockout match 0-2 against Saudi Arabia and with this, their Asian Games campaign ends.
7pm: Men's Hockey - India Vs Japan
India double their lead 2-0 at half-time, courtesy a goal in the second quarter by Mandeep Singh.
6:38pm: Men's Hockey - India Vs Japan
India lead 1-0 courtesy a goal by Abhishek in the first quarter.
6:11pm: Men's Hockey - India Vs Japan
The two teams are out in the middle for the national anthem. Follow all the live updates here.
5:55pm: TT Recap - Manika, Sathiyan, Sharath Progress
Earlier in the day, star Indian paddlers Manika Batra, Achanta Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan dominated their respective opponents to enter the singles pre-quarterfinals in the table tennis competition. All three of them never gave their opponents any chance and won their best-of-seven matches 4-0. Read a detailed report here.
5:52pm: Tennis - Medal Assured!
India's mixed doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale has won its quarterfinal match against Kazakhstan’s Grigoriy Lomakin and Zhibek Kulambayeva 7-5, 6-3 to progress to the semifinals. This means another medal has been confirmed for India in tennis.
5:18pm: Football - IND Vs KSA 0-0
The first half remains goal-less, as neither side could convert any of their opportunities.
5:06pm - Men's Squash - Medal Confirmed!
India finish second in their group, which means they have progressed to the semifinals and are assured a medal. The women's team similarly ensured a medal earlier in the day.
4:45pm: Tennis - Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal
India's Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale will play Kazakhstan’s Grigoriy Lomakin and Zhibek Kulambayeva for a place in the semifinal. If the Indian pair wins this match, it is guaranteed a medal.
4:08pm: Football - Men's Round Of 16 - India Vs Saudi Arabia
India have announced their playing XI for the Saudi tie
3:58 pm: Tennis - Men's Doubles - Semi-final
Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan have stormed into Men's Doubles Final, guaranteed of a medal. They defeat Korea's Seongchan Hong and Soonwoo Kwon 6-1, 6-7, (10-0) in the semifinal.
2:58 pm: Equestrian - Dressage - Final
Anush and his horse Etro score 73.030 to seal third place and clinch bronze in dressage.
1:53 pm: Table Tennis - Women's Doubles - Round Of 32
Indian pair of Sreeja Akula and Diya Chitale are in action
12:58 pm: Gymnastics - Women's Vault - Final
Pranati scored 12.1. in her first vault, Second one is much better but surely doesn't improve her medal chances
12:45 pm: Gymnastics - Women's Vault - Final
India's Pranati Nayak in action
12:23 pm: Boxing - Women's 57kg - Round of 16
India's Jaismine has won her Round Of 16 bout via RSC
11:38 am: Squash -Women’s Team - India vs Malaysia
Malaysia have taken unassailable 2-0 lead against India in the Pool B match and is set to top the group.
11:11 am - Table Tennis - Men's Doubles - Round Of 32
Indian doubles pair of Sharath-Sathiyan are through to round of 16
11:09 am - Men's Cricket Match - Maldives Vs Mongolia
Get all the updates from the Men's T20 Match at the Asian Games 2023 here
9:52am: Swimming - Women's Category- Heats
Indian women's swimming team of Dhinidhi Desinghu, Shivangi Sarma, Vritti Agarwal and Hashika Ramachandra finish eighth overall in the heats with a timing of 8:39.64s and grabs the final qualification spot
9:40 am: PM Narendra Modi tweets on Naorem Roshibina Devi
Our dedicated and talented Roshibina Devi Naorem has won a Silver Medal in Wushu, Women’s Sanda 60 kg. She has showcased extraordinary talent and relentless pursuit of excellence. Her discipline and determination are also admirable. Congratulations to her. pic.twitter.com/CYiT8Mjyq2— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 28, 2023
9:24 am: Shooting - Men's 10m air pistol - Final
Vietnam's Quang Pham clicnhes gold, India's Sarabjot Singh comes in fourth, Arjun Singh Cheema finishes eighth.
9:04 am: Shooting: Men’s 10m Air Pistol Final - Indvidual Event
The Men’s 10m Air Pistol Final is about to start
8:36 am: Cycling - Sprint Qualfiying
India’s Triyasha Paul has finished 15th in qualifying round and makes it to 1/16 Finals.
7:58 am: An Update From Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur is felicitating athletes from the Asian Games who have finished their competitions.
Time: 4 pm
Date: Today (Sep 28)
Venue: Constitution club of india, Rafi maarg, New Delhi*
Athletes being felicitated are from the Shooting, Rowing and Women's cricket team. Media is requested to be there and cover the event. Kindly make yourself available to attend. Those coming, please send me a confirmation. Thanks.
7:56 am: Shooting - Men's 10m Air Pistol Team Event
The men's 10m air pistol team of Sarabjot Singh, Arjun Cheema and Shiva Narwal have beaten China to claim Gold. Raining medals this Thursday morning for India.
🥇GOLD STRIKE at #AsianGames2022!— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) September 28, 2023
🇮🇳's Men's 10m Air Pistol Team - Sarabjot Singh, Shiva Narwal, and Arjun Singh Cheema - clinches GOLD! 🇮🇳🏆 adding to India's stellar shooting success at the games. 🌟👏
Many Congratulations to the amazing trio🔥⚡#Cheer4India#JeetegaBharat… pic.twitter.com/cBkmJigM5B
7:42 am: Badminton - Women's Team - Round of 16
And there you go! India are through to the QFs and will face Thailand next. Tough opponent!
7:36 am: Badminton - Women's Team - Round of 16
India are cruising in this event against Mongolia. Quarter-final berth almost sealed.
7:22 am: Wushu - Women's 60kg - Final
India's Naorem Roshibina Devi wins silver in women’s 60kg
7:17 am: Wushu - Women's 60kg - Final
Roshibina Devi in action and it seems she's not finding it easy against her Chinese opponent. The judges rule that Wu wins the first round and leads 1-0.
6:55 am - Badminton - Women's Team - IND vs MGL Round of 16
And just like that, PV Sindhu has won her match comfortably 21-2, 21-3
6:40 am - Badminton - Women's Team - Round of 16
Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu is in action and has taken the first set 21-2 against her Mongolian opponent.
6:37 am: Cricket - Malaysia vs Singapore - Men's Cricket Match
Singapore have won the toss and elected to field. You can track the match updates here
6:29 am: Shooting - Men's 25m Pistol - Qualification Round
India’s Sarabjot Singh, Shiva Narwal and Arjun Singh Cheema will be in action.
5:57am: Schedule for day 5
Women’s Individual and Team Round 1 – 4 am
Men’s Individual and Team Round 1 – 8 am
Men’s 10m Air Pistol Qualification – 6:30 am
Skeet Mixed Team Qualification – 6:30 am
Women’s 60kg Final - 7:12 am
India women vs Malaysia – 10:00 am
India men vs Nepal – 1:30 pm
Women’s Vault Final - After 12 pm
Dressage Individual Intermediate I Freestyle – 12:30 pm
Football (men’s event)
India vs Saudi Arabia R16 – 5:00 pm
India women vs Mongolia R16 – 6:30 am
Mixed Doubles R16 – 7:30 am
Mixed Doubles R16 – 7:30 am
Women’s Singles R32 – 8:30 am
Women’s Singles R32 – 9:15 am
Men’s Doubles R32 – 10:00 am
Men’s Doubles R32 – 10:35 am
Women’s Doubles R32 – 1:30 pm
Women’s Doubles R32 – 2:05 pm
Men’s Singles R32 – 2:40 pm
Men’s Singles R32 – 3:25 pm
Men’s Omnium Scratch Race 1/4 - 7:30 am
Men’s Sprint Quarter-Final 1 - 7:48 am
Women’s Sprint Qualifying - 8:00 am
Women’s 50m Freestyle Heat 2 – Around 7:33 am
Men’s 50m Butterfly Heat 5 – Around 7:50 am
Men’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Heat 2 - Around 8:57 am
Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay - Around 9:12 am
Men’s 800m Freestyle Fast Heat – 5:46 pm
Women’s 60kg Preliminaries R16 – 12:00 pm
Men’s 51kg Preliminaries R16 – 5:30 pm
Men’s 71kg Preliminaries R16 – 6:45 pm
India men vs Japan - 6:15 pm
Men’s Doubles Semi-final - 11:30 am
Mixed Doubles Quarter-final - After 11:30 am
Men’s Team Round Robin 1-5 - 6:30 am
Mixed Team Round Robin 1-5 - 6:30 am
Men’s Team Round Robin 1-6 - 11:00 am
Women’s Team Round Robin 1-4 - 11:00 am
Mixed Team Round Robin 1-6 - 11:00 am
Mixed Team Round Robin 1-7 - 1:30 pm
Men’s Team Round Robin 1-7 - 1:30 pm
Women’s Team Round Robin 1-5 - 1:30 pm
Men’s Team Round Robin 1-8 - 4:00 pm
Mixed Team Round Robin 1-8 - 4:00 pm
5:55 am: Good morning and welcome to day 5 coverage at the Asian Games 2023