Today, the mighty Indian Kabaddi team is eyeing the gold medal at the 19th Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China. There was confusion with a do-or-die raid as an Iranian raider failed to pick up any mandatory points. However, Iranians argue that the call from the referees was not clear enough, and the point was decided that the raid would get replayed. Alongside the men’s kabaddi team, the Indian Men’s Cricket Team and Men’s Double Badminton pair are also gearing up to win gold at the Asian Games 2023.
India wins Gold in Men’s Double Badminton
In the high-voltage medal clash, the Indian Men’s Kabaddi team faced the Iranian Men’s Kabaddi team. In the final medal game, the Indian Men’s Kabaddi team reached the 100-medal mark in this edition of the Asian Games. However, the women’s Kabaddi team of India earlier reached the mark to bag the gold medal when they beat China in a thrilling encounter. Continue reading this article and learn more updates from the Asian Games 2023.
The highlighted update coming from Hangzhou is that the Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have bagged the gold medal in the final of men’s doubles in badminton. In the final, they won the match by a significant margin. Satwiksairaj-Chirag made it to the final on Friday, October 6, 2023, the same day the Indian cricket team beat Bangladesh in the semi-final to secure a medal. However, team India is eyeing a gold medal in cricket event too. Talking about cricket, the Men’s Cricket Team of India will face Afghanistan in the final. India and Afghanistan will clash for the gold medal. Pakistan and Bangladesh were clashing for a bronze medal after losing to Afghanistan and India in the semi-finals respectively. Talking about the Pakistan vs Bangladesh game, Pakistan’s men’s cricket team failed to win any medal at the Asian Games 2023 as Bangladesh clinched the victory on the last ball of the match.
The highlights of Day 14 of the Asian Games 2023 are Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Archers Ojas Pravin have won the Individual titles in their respective compound archery events. Meanwhile, 17-year-old Archer Aditi Swami of India bagged the bronze medal in the archery event, while Abhishek Verma finished in the second position to win silver in the same event. On October 7, 2023, Saturday, India beat Chinese Taipei in Kabaddi with 26-25. This is a testament to the power of dedication, dreams, and teamwork of athletes involved in the achievement.