Asian games 2018: All the GOLD medallists from 18th Asiad
India end their 2018 Asian Games campaign with a record-breaking 69 medals that consists of 15 Gold, 24 Silver and 30 Bronze. For the fans, it was a topsy-turvy Asiad as the athletes handed out lot of surprises by ending the decades-long drought in some events while few disappointed by faltering to bank on decades-long dominance. However, the emergence of youth have been a major talking point of the 18th Asian Games. Here is the list of Gold Medallist for India at the 2018 Asian Games
News Nation Bureau | Updated : 02 September 2018, 12:58:05 PM
Neeraj Chopra was the flag bearer for India at the 2018 Asian Games
India end their 2018 Asian Games campaign with a record breaking 69 medals that consists of 15 Gold, 24 Silver and 30 Bronze. For the fans, it was a topsy-turvy Asiad as the athletes handed out lot of surprises by ending decades-long drought in some events while few disappointed by faltering to bank on decades-long dominance. However, the emergence of youth have been a major talking point of the 18th Asian Games. Here is the list of Gold Medallist for India at the 2018 Asian Games
Bajrang Punia | Wrestling Men's Freestyle 65kg: Wrestler Bajrang Punia started the proceedings for India by winning the first gold at the 2018 Asian Games with an 11-8 win against Japanâ€™s Takatani Daichi in menâ€™s freestyle 65kg event
Rahi Jeevan Sarnobat
Rahi Jeevan Sarnobat | 25m Pistol Women: Rahi Sarnobat bagged a gold medal in Womenâ€™s 25m Pistol event after breaking the Games record with a score of 34 after two rounds of shoot-off against Thailandâ€™s Naphaswan Yangpaiboon.
Vinesh Phogat | Wrestling Women's Freestyle 50kg: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat became the first woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games after defeating Japanâ€™s Yuki Irie by 6-2 in the finals.
Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan
Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan | Tennis Men's Doubles: Top seeded pairing of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan bagged the gold in the Asian Games after a clinical display of attacking tennis against the duo of Aleksander Bublik and Denis Yevseyv by straight sets of 6-3, 6-4.
Tajinderpal Singh Toor
Tajinderpal Singh Toor | Men's Shotput:Tajinderpal Singh Toor clinched the gold for India by winning the menâ€™s shot put event and broke the Asian Games record with a throw of 20.75m in the shotput event.
Swapna Barman | Women's Heptathlon: Competing with pain and a swollen, taped face, Swapna Barman bagged the gold medal in Heptathlon event becoming the first Indian heptathlete to win a gold in Asian Games.
Jinson Johnson | Men's 1500m: Jinson Johnson bagged the gold medal after clocking 3:44.72 second in Menâ€™s 1500m event after winning a silver in the 800m category.
Amit Panghal | Boxing Men's Light Fly 49 kg: Youngster Amit Panghal punched above his weight to pull off a dream win over Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan to clinch Indiaâ€™s first gold medal in boxing.
Arpinder Singh | Men's Triple Jump: Arpinder Singh, who was on a medal less run since winning a bronze in the 2014 Commonwealth Games bagged the gold medal in menâ€™s triple jump event in what was the first gold in the event in 48 years for India.
Manjit Singh | Men's 800m: Manjit Singh won the gold in Menâ€™s 800m final ahead of fellow compatriot Jinson Johnson and became the first to win gold after Charler Bor romeo in 1982.
Neeraj Chopra | Men's Javelin Throw: Indiaâ€™s flag bearer in the opening ceremony of 2018 Asian Games, Neeraj Chopra lived up to the expectations and bagged a record-shattering gold in javelin throw.
Saurabh Chaudhary | 10m Air Pistol Men: The 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary made India proud and became the fifth Indian shooter to bag a gold in the Asiad history. He clinched the top prize in the 10m air pistol event beating a field of multiple Olympics and world champions.
Sawarn Singh, Bhokanal Datta Baban, Om Prakash, Sukhmeet Singh
Sawarn Singh, Bhokanal Datta Baban, Om Prakash, Sukhmeet Singh | Men's Quadruple Sculls | Day 6 of the Asian Games witnessed the quartet of Bhokanal Datta Baban, Om Prakash, Sawarn Singh, Sukhmeet Singh clinch a gold in the menâ€™s Quadruple Sculls row event.
Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar
Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar | Bridge: India bagged a gold medal in the bridge competition as the duo of Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar won the menâ€™s pair event.