It was a golden day for India as Jinson Johnson and women's grabbed gold medals, while PU Chitra won a bronze in women's 1500 metre in the Asian Games 2018 on Thursday. Johnson clocked 3:44.72sec to claim the top honours ahead of Iran's Amir Moradi, who turned in a timing of 3:45.62sec, his season's best effort.
In women's 4x400 metre relay, the Indian women's quartet of Hima Das, MR Poovamma, Saritaben Gayakwad and Vismaya Velluva Koroth ran 3-minute and 28.72 seconds to claim the gold. India's 4x400m men's relay team also bagged silver in Asian Games.
Meanwhile, in hockey, Malaysia knocked the defending champions India out of the Asian Games gold medal contention and denied a direct entry a direct entry into the 2020 Olympics by defeating them in the semi-finals.
Earlier on day 11 of the Asian games, India bagged four medals to take their medal tally to 54 as Arpinder Singh, Swapna Barman won golds while Dutee Chand continued to impress with another silver medal in the Asiad.
Asian Games 2018 LIVE Updates:
# Silver for India: 4x400m men's relay team wins a silver in the Asian Games 2018.
# Another GOLD: India's women's 4x400m relay team wins gold for fifth time on trot.
# GOLD: India's Jinson Johnson wins gold medal in men's 1500 meters finals.
# Bronze: Palakeezhil Unnikrishnan Chitra wins a bronze medal in 1500 m.
# Disappointment for India: 'Golden' hopes crashed as Men's hockey team lose to Malaysia in semi-final
# HOCKEY: Indian Men's team is facing Malaysia in semifinals. Score after the end of the first quarter: India 0-0 Malaysia
# TABLE TENNIS: Sharath Kamal defeats Muhammad Asim Qureshi by 4-0 in the men's round of 32.
# KURASH: Divesh crashes out from the round of 16 after losing against Uzbekistan's Yakhyo Imamov by 10-0
# KURASH: Danish Sharma advances to quarter-finals after defeating Palestine's Mohanad Abueida 10-0
# SQUASH: Indian women's team go down by 1-2 to Hong Kong in women's pool B team event
# VOLLEYBALL: India loses to Myanmar by 21-25, 25-18, 25-27, 25-18, 13-15 in the classification round.
# KURASH: Jyoti Tokas loses out of women's 78kg kurash to Turkmenistan's Mariya Lohova by 0-10.
# KURASH: Jyoti Tokas defeats Thailand's Prawanwit Meesri by 1-0
# KURASH: Danish Sharma defeats Indonesia's Muhammad Dhifa Alfais by3-0.
# SQUASH: India trail 0-1 to Hong Kong in the women's team Pool B match
# TABLE TENNIS: Mouma Das loses to Chen Szuyu 6-11 5-11 and 6-11 in women's singles event
# EQUESTRIAN: Zahan Kevic Setalvad is in 30th place while Kaevaan Kevic Setalvad is placed 36th
# CYCLING: Manjit Singh finishes 16th in Temo Race in men's Omnium event.
# JUDO: Garima Choudhary gets eliminated after losing 0-10 to Gulnoza Matniyazova of Uzbekistan
# JUDO: Harshdeep Singh gets eliminated by Korea's Lee Seungsu in men's 81 kg elimination round of 16 match
# CYCLING: Aleena Reji knocked out by Wai Sze Lee at the pre-quarterfinal of women's sprint.
# CYCLING: Chaoma Devi ends last in women's 3,000m pursuit medal rounds.
# CANOE: Naocha Singh Laitonjam and Ching Ching Sing Arambam finish last in men's 1000m Double finals.
# JUDO: Harshdeep Singh beats Sri Lanka's Rajith Pushpa Kumara to qualify for men's 81kg Round of 16.
# CYCLING: Deborah Herold and Aleena Reji qualify for women's sprint quarter-finals.
# CYCLING: Manjit Singh finishes 16th in Men's Omnium Scratch race.
# CYCLING: Men's Omnium Scratch Race with India's Manjeet Singh begins
# KAYAK: India end last in men's 500m four (K4) final.
# CANOE: Inaocha Devi and Anjali Bashishth finish eighth in women's 500m double (C2) final