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Asian Games 2018; Day-6 Highlights, Medal Winners and Record Makers are here

Asian Games 2018; Day-6 Highlights, Medal Winners and Record Makers are here
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Asian Games 2018: Day-6 Highlights- India’s sixth day of the 18th Asian Games i.e. Friday (August 24th) was a memorable one for India. India managed to win seven medals including two gold on this day. It is also the most gold and the most medal in one day in current games. However, on this day, the Indian women team lost the Kabaddi final to Iran. India got two medals in rowing and one bronze Medal in tennis and shooting. India has now won a total of 25 medals and reached the eighth rank the in medal tally with 6 gold, 5 silver and 14 bronze.

Dushyant wins Bronze in Men’s Lightweight Single Sculls Final in Yachting

Indian player Dushyant has given a good start by giving India the first medal in the match. Dushyant won a bronze medal in the men’s lightweight single sculle final in the yachting, finishing third in the final. In the final, Dushyant aiming at the bronze, taking the time of 7 minutes and 18.76 seconds to finish the competition. Dushyant also won the bronze medal in the same event in the Asian Games in 2014. He finished the competition in 7 minutes and 26.27 seconds in the Incheon 2014 Asian Games.

India win Gold in Sailing or Boating Comptetion

India got the first gold medal in the sailing competition. Swarn Singh, Bhonakal Dattu, Om Prakash and Sukamit Singh won gold in the men’s quadrupler sculse boat team event. The Indian team secured first place in the final with a time of 6 minutes and 17.13 sec. The silver medal of the event was won by Indonesia while the bronze medal was bagged by Thailand.

Gunaswaran Prajanesh won Bronze Medal in Tennis

Gunaswaran Prajanesh won the bronze medal in men’s singles tennis. He got this medal due to the semi-final loss. Dennis Istomin of Uzbekistan defeated him and entered into the final. In the final, Istomin will compete with South Korea’s Duchchi Li and Yibing Wu.

Heena Sidhu bags Bronze in Shooting

Indian veteran shooter Heena Sidhu won a bronze medal in women’s 10-meter air pistol event in shooting. Commonwealth Games gold medalist Heena secured third place with 219.2 points in the final.

Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan won gold

Top-seeded pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan have won the gold medal in men’s doubles. In the semi-finals, Indian pair defeated Kyoto Yusugi and S. Shimabukuro’s pair by 2-1 in a string of three sets.

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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