India’s mixed relay team with medal. (PTI Photo)
Even on Monday, Indian players showed strong performance in the Asian Games being played in China. Apart from athletics, India had won medals in table tennis and roller skating, whereas in hockey the Indian team showed a strong game. However, not a single gold medal came to India’s share on this day. After the end of the ninth day of the Games, the total number of medals won by India has increased to 60, out of which 13 are gold medals while it has won 24 silver medals. India has also won 23 bronze medals. India is at fourth place in the medal table. China is at first place, Japan at second and Korea at third.
India won a total of three silver and one bronze medal in track and field on Monday. India’s Parul Chaudhary and Preeti won medals in women’s 3000 meter steeplechase. Parul won the silver medal while Preeti won the bronze. Parul achieved a time of 9:27.63 seconds. Bahrain’s Yawi Winfried won first place with a timing of 9:27.63 seconds.
bronze changed to silver
Whereas India’s 4×400 meter mixed relay team of Muhammad Ajmal, Vidya Ramraj, Rajesh Ramesh and Subha Venkatesan stood third, but the Sri Lankan team made a mistake in staying in the lane and India got the benefit of this, whose bronze medal was converted into silver. Gaya. The Indian team had achieved a time of 3:14.34 seconds. In this event, gold went to Bahrain and bronze to Kazakhstan. India’s Ansi Sojan won the silver medal in long jump with a jump of 6.63 meters. Shaili Singh was also in this event but she stood fifth with 6.49 metres.
Medal in roller skating also
India also won two medals in roller skating. However, both these medals came as a surprise for India. India won medals in both men’s and women’s 3000 meter team relay. The women’s team of Karthik Jagadeeswaran, Hiral Sadhu and Aarti Kasturi Raj won India’s first medal in speed skating. This team won the bronze medal. The men’s team of Ananth Kumar Velkumar, Siddhant Kamble and Vikram Ingale also won the bronze medal.
Coin shines in table tennis too
India also won a medal in table tennis. Sutirtha Mukherjee and Ahika Mukherjee ended India’s medal drought in the Asian Games. This pair won the bronze medal. North Korea defeated this pair 3-4. The Indian pair was defeated by Soyang Cha and Sugyang Pak 11-7, 8-11, 11-7, 8-11, 9-11, 11-5, 2-11.
did wonders in hockey
The Indian hockey team showed a strong game and achieved a spectacular victory against Bangladesh. India defeated Bangladesh 12-0 in this match. Captain Harmanpreet scored goals in the second, fourth and 32nd minutes. Mandeep scored goals in the 18th, 24th, 46th minutes. Lalit Kumar Upadhyay scored in the 23rd minute, Amit Rohidas scored in the 28th minute and Abhishek scored in the 41st minute. Apart from these, Neelkanta Sharma scored in the 47th minute and Gurjanch Singh scored in the 56th minute.