Asian Games 2018, Day 4: Rahi Sarnobat bags 4th gold for India, Wushu players settle for four bronze (Photo: PTI)
Indian athletes on Wednesday continued their golden journey at Asian Games 2018 with Rahi Sarnobat from Pune clinching the fourth gold medal for the country. Day 4 events also witnessed some glory in the arena of wushu as Roshibina Devi, Santosh Kumar, Surya Bhanu and Narender Gerwal added 4 bronze in their kitty.
Earlier on Tuesday, 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary, son of a farmer, became the youngest Indian shooter to strike gold in the 10m air pistol event while lawyer-cum-marksman Abhishek Verma (219.3) picked up a bronze to justify his hobby in the same.
Taking celebration to the next level Sanjeev Rajput, an Arjuna Awardee winner from Haryana, clinched a silver in the 50m rifle 3 positions event and continued his efforts of achieving excellence.
Meanwhile, an unexpected maiden bronze trickled in from the sepak takraw made the day 3 event in Jakarta memorable for India. Another medal was secured in wrestling arena with Divya Kakran picking up a bronze in the women’s 68kg category.
At the end of the day 4 event of Asian Games 2018, India secured 15 medals with 4 gold, 3 silver and 8 bronze so far.
Here are the updates on Asian Games, Day 4 Events:
# 08 40 PM: #MedalTally- India 15 (4 Gold, 3 Silver, 8 Bronze): Shooting- 7 Medals (2G, 3S, 2B), Wrestlng- 3 Medals (2G, 1B), Wushu- 4 Medals (4B)
Sepaktakraw- 1 Medal (1B)
# 08: 30 PM: Wushu- 4th bronze medal | Narender Grewal won for bronze in Wushu (65kg) category after going down 2-0 against Iran's Zafari Faroud.
# 08: 25 PM: Wushu- 3rd bronze medal | Surya Bhanu Pratap Singh won bronze in Wushu Men's Sanda 60 kg event.
# 08 : 20 PM: Wushu- 2nd bronze medal | Santosh Kumar won bronze in Wushu 56kg category.
# 08: 18 PM: Wushu- 1st bronze medal of the day | Roshibina Devi wins bronze in women's Wushu Sanda 60 kg category.
# 02:50 PM: #MedalTally - India 11 (4 Gold, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze).
# 02:26 PM: Shooting - Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins Gold medal in women's 25m pistol.
# 02:20 PM: Hockey - Indian hockey team wins hockey pool A prelims against Hong Kong by 26-0.
# 02:00 PM: Shooting - Manu Bhaker finishes sixth to get eliminated from 25m pistol final; Rahi assured a medal for India.
# 01:51 PM: Greco Roman - India's Harpreet Singh loses in the Greco-Roman 87 kg men's semifinal.
# 01:41 PM: Wrestling - India's Hardeep Singh to take on China's Xiao Di in the quarter-finals of the 97kg category.
# 12:15 PM: Wrestling - Gurpreet Singh advanced to the quarter-finals of the Greco-Roman 77kg category. With Iran's Mohammad Ali in the final Singh will get a chance to claim a bronze through repechage round.
# 12:13 PM: Gymnastic - Gymnast Dipa Karmakar has pulled out of the artistic team finals due to her knee injury.
# 11:52 AM: Wrestling - India's Harpreet Singh wins 8-0 in the Greco-Roman 87 kg men's quarterfinal.
# 11:30 AM: Shooting - Manu Bhaker, Rahi Sarnobat qualify for 25m pistol final.
# 10:23 AM: Tennis - India's Ankita Raina enters the quarterfinals of the women's singles, Raina assures India a medal.
# 09:42 AM: Swimming - Indian contingent enters the finals of the men's 4 x 100m freestyle relay.
# 07:44 AM: Swimming - India's Avinash Mani tops the Heat 1 of men's 100m butterfly with a timing of 56.9 seconds.