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Asian Games 2023, Highlights Day 13: India reclaim gold in men's hockey, Satwik-Chirag enter final

Asian Games 2023, Highlights Day 13: India thrashed Japan to win gold in men's hockey in Hangzhou on Friday.
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates Day 13
Asian Games 2023 Live Updates Day 13

Asian Games 2023 Highlights Day 13: The Indian men's hockey team secured a gold medal, defeating Japan 5-1 in the final. Meanwhile, the star men's doubles badminton pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty stormed into the finals after demolishing the Malaysian pair of Aaron Chia and Wooi Yik Soh 21-17, 21-12. ...Read More

Earlier, India claimed a historic bronze in sepak takraw with the women's regu team losing to Thailand in the semifinal. India also bagged two more medals in archery as the women's recurve team won bronze and the men's team clinched silver.

HS Prannoy, who has been struggling with a back injury, lost to China's Li Shifeng in the men's singles badminton semifinal and had to be content with a bronze medal. In wrestling Sonam Malik defeated China's Jia Long to win bronze in women's wrestling freestyle 62kg event. Kiran and Aman also won bronze in their respective categories. The men's bridge team clinched silver.

India sealed a dominating win against Nepal in the women's kabaddi semifinal. The Indian women scripted an easy 61-17 win to seal a final berth, which is also the highest score that they have achieved in this Games. Their previous best was 56 points against South Korea. Meanwhile, the men's kabaddi team thrashed Pakistan to enter the final.

The men's cricket team defeated Bangladesh in their semifinal fixture.

India's medal so far:

Gold: 22

Silver: 34

Bronze: 39

Results -

Archery: India defeat Vietnam to win BRONZE in women's recurve team event

India lose to Korea in men's recurve team final, claim SILVER

Canoe Slalom: Vishal Kewat qualifies for the final with a timing of 134.15

Kabaddi: India defeat Nepal in women's semifinal, advance to final

India defeat Pakistan in men's semifinal, advance to final

Badminton: HS Prannoy bags BRONZE after losing in men's singles semifinals

Wrestling: Kiran beats Ariunjargal Ganbat of Thailand in women's freestyle 76kg wrestling to claim the BRONZE medal

Sonam defeats China's Jia Long to clinch BRONZE in women's freestyle 62kg

Aman wins BRONZE in men's 57kg Freestyle after beating Minghu Liu of China 11-0 (victory by superiority)

Bajrang Punia loses 1-8 to Rahman Amouzadkhalili of Iran in the men's 65kg semi-final

Sepaktakraw: India bag BRONZE, lose to Thailand in women's regu semifinal

Soft Tennis: India's Raga Sri Kulandaivelu defeats Cambodia's Ki Mengchoung in women's singles Group F Match 1

Cricket: India defeat Bangladesh in men's semifinal

Bridge: Indian men's team clinched SILVER after losing 12-17 against Hong Kong in the final

Hockey: India beat Japan 5-1 to clinch GOLD medal in men's hockey

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Oct 6, 2023 7:11 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: India assured of silver

The pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty beat Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Wooi Yik Soh 21-17, 21-12 in the men's doubles badminton semifinal. The outcome assures India of a silver medal.

Oct 6, 2023 7:07 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's doubles badminton semifinal

Satwik and Chirag build on to the lead, while Malaysian pair keep fighting. The lead extends to 8 points. IND 17-9 MAS

Oct 6, 2023 7:03 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's doubles badminton semifinal

This is some sensational badminton as Satwik and Chirag combine to push Malaysia on backfoot with a series of process.

The attack had such venom that Wooi Yik Soh went to the ground but kept on returning the smashes before the shuttle fell out of play.

India are leading 13-5 at the moment.

Oct 6, 2023 7:00 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's doubles badminton semifinal

The pair of Satwiksairaj and Chirag dictate the show in Game 2. Takes an eight-point lead at the mid-game break. IND 11-3 MAS

Oct 6, 2023 6:55 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Game 2 underway

Game 2 is underway and the pair of Satwik/Chirag is in command. The pair take the first four points before the service is broken. IND 4-1 MAS

Oct 6, 2023 6:50 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Satwik/Chirag win Game 1

Satwik and Chirag dish out a superb show after the mid-game break and take a healthy lead of seven points, which Malaysia reduce it to five.

India then get things under control before there is a late push by Malaysia, who save three game points out of six.

Satwik and Chirag win Game 1 21-17.

Oct 6, 2023 6:41 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Four points on the trot

India have gained a two-point lead after the break, following which there is a long rally with Satwik getting the point for India.

India then take another point. IND 14-10 MAS

Oct 6, 2023 6:36 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's doubles badminton semifinal

Midway break in Game 1 and both India and Malaysia are squared at 10-all.

Oct 6, 2023 6:35 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's doubles badminton semifinal

Another excellent rally and this time it is Satwik, who makes a series of returns before Chirag helps India take the point with good placement. IND 9-7 MAS

Oct 6, 2023 6:33 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's doubles badminton semifinal

Brilliant rally between the two teams, featuring a number of smashes from the Indian half, which were returned brilliantly by the Malaysians. At the end it is India, who take the point by smashing the shuttle on an Malaysian player's body, cramping him for space.

Meanwhile, both India and Japan are at 6-point each in Game 1.

Oct 6, 2023 6:28 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's doubles badminton semifinal

Satwik and Chirag engage in a neck-and-neck contest as their Malaysian opponent don't allow any freebies. 3-all as Game 1 in underway.

Oct 6, 2023 6:22 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Focus on SatChi

India’s men's doubles badminton pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will take on Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Wooi Yik Soh in the semifinal.

Oct 6, 2023 5:27 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

GOLD! India have reclaimed the elusive yellow metal after nine years, adding to their glory in 1966, 1998 and 2014. India beat 2018 champions Japan 5-1 with goals from Harmanpreet, Amit Rohidas and Abhishek. The win also ensured their ticket to Paris Olympics next year

Oct 6, 2023 5:27 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

FIVE-STAR SPECIAL IN THE FINAL! India put the final nail in the coffin for Japan with Harmanpreet scoring a second goal, right at the nick of time, with another flick from a PC. What a show!

Oct 6, 2023 5:18 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Wrestling

Shocking news from wrestling as Bajrang Punia go down 0-10 in the bronze medal match against Japan's Kaiki Yamaguchi in men's 65kg freestyle wrestling. So no fourth bronze for Bajrang at the Asiad!

Oct 6, 2023 5:16 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

No cleansheet in the final for India! Tanaka pull one back for Japan and they have somnething to fight for. But only 9 minutes left on the clock.

India 4-1 Japan Q4

Oct 6, 2023 5:11 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

GOOOAL!! India are heading towards history. 4-0 for India and it is Abhishek who scores that goal.

Oct 6, 2023 5:09 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

The final 15 minutes of the the gold medal match gets underway. India are comfortably in the lead having struck three goals already. Can India maintain the pressure in the final quarter against defending champions Japan and claim their fourth gold medal?

Oct 6, 2023 5:04 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Bridge

The Men's Bridge Team secures India's maiden silver medal in the sport at Asian Games! In the final, the team faced defeat against Hong Kong China with a score of 17-12. The men's team had won a bronze medal in the 2018 edition as well. Here are the members of the men's Bridge team who took India to its first-ever Asiad silver: Jaggy Shivdasani, Rajeshwar Tewari, Sandeep Thakral, Raju Tolani, Ajay Khare & Sumit Mukherjee

Oct 6, 2023 4:58 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

GOOOAAAL!!! It's India again, with another quick PC goal. So much with Japan's defense, they have remained resilient for so long but India have now managed to go 3-0 up with Amit Rohidas scoring this time, which deflected off the keeper.

Oct 6, 2023 4:52 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

GOOOAAAL!!! India go 2-0 ahead. India get three back-to-back PCs right at the start of the third quarter and Harmanpreet converts it on the final chance with a powerful flick struck into the left side of the goal. India now get a breathing room but they know that they can't be complacent after the- scare they got in the semifinal match against South Korea.

Oct 6, 2023 4:47 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

The final 30 minutes of the gold medal match gets underway. India remain ahead on the back on Manpreet's second-quarter goal. But can India maintain their lead or will Japan pull off the equaliser?

Oct 6, 2023 4:37 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Wrestling

Indian wrestler Aman wins bronze in men's 57kg Freestyle after beating Minghu Liu of China 11-0.

Oct 6, 2023 4:31 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

GOAL! Manpreet Singh scores for India. The three-time winners are 1-0 ahead in the gold-medal tie. Wait...there is an umpire referral. There are checking if Mandeep was obstructing the keeper. The GOAL stays! India 1-0 ahead, courtesy of Manpreet vicious reverse flick in the second quarter.

Oct 6, 2023 4:17 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

End of 1st quarter: India had the chance to go 1-0 up with Harmanpreet powering a flick off the PC, but Japan survived. Eventually it was a goalless quarter. It promised a lot, but the end result was so little. We still have 45 minutes of action left.

Oct 6, 2023 4:06 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's hockey

The Harmanpreet Singh-led Indian side get their gold-medal match underway against defending champions Japan in men's hockey final. India are aiming to reclaim the gold after 9 years.

Oct 6, 2023 4:04 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Wrestling

India's Kiran beats Ariunjargal Ganbat of Thailand 6-3 in women's freestyle 76kg wrestling to claim the bronze medal. That makes it 101 for India now!

Oct 6, 2023 3:15 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: 100 medals confirmed for India!

#IssBaar100Par has been completed as India are assured of 100 medals for the first time at an Asian Games edition. They have officially claimed 91 medals already while 9 others have been confirmed - 3 in archery, 2 in kabaddi and one each on cricket, hockey, badminton and bridge.

Oct 6, 2023 2:42 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Wrestling women's freestyle 62kg - Bronze medal match

ANOTHER LEG ATTACK AND SONAM FALLS FOR IT ONCE AGAIN! JIA LEVELS IT! 4-4!

SONAM DOES THE TAKEDOWN AND TAKES A TWO-POINTS LEAD NOW! LESS THAN 30 SECONDS TO GO! NOW JIA PUSHES HER OUT OF THE CIRCLE AND TRAILS 5-6!

TIME IS RUNNING OUT AND SONAM MANAGES TO TUMBLE JIA DOWN AND BAGS BRONZE!

OH WAIT! CHINA CHALLENGE THE DECISION AND LOSE! SONAM WINS BY 2 POINTS NOW!

WHAT A THRILLER!

Oct 6, 2023 2:39 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Wrestling women's freestyle 62kg - Bronze medal match

With less than 2 minutes to go, and Sonam grabs Jia and throws her out of the circle! She leads, 4-2 now!

Oct 6, 2023 2:38 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Wrestling women's freestyle 62kg - Bronze medal match

A leg lock by Jia as the second period begins and Sonam is taken aback! She tries to defend and manages to lose only two points from this dangerous attack! She still leads, 3-2!

Oct 6, 2023 2:37 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's cricket - Update

Afghanistan (116/6) beat Pakistan (115) by 4 wickets to set-up gold-medal match with India in men's cricket.

Oct 6, 2023 2:36 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Wrestling women's freestyle 62kg - Bronze medal match

The first period is going on and Sonam is aggressive and is dominating her opponent, China's Jia. She is leading 3-0!

The first period is over! Sonam 3-0 Jia.

Oct 6, 2023 2:33 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Wrestling women's freestyle 62kg - Bronze medal match

Sonam's bronze medal bout begins! She is up against China's Jia Long in women's freestyle 62kg bronze medal match!

Oct 6, 2023 2:13 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: India get silver!

Atanu starts the third set with another 10. Hasn't he come to the party here. Now, Tushar... oh no! It's a 7. He has been the weaklink so far. Can Dhiraj salvage it for India? Yes he can with a 10. But Tushar's 7 gives Korea a huge chance to close this. A 10 to start for Kim, 10 for Lee and Oh's last shot goes to 8. India hand in there..... only just.

Atanu: 9. Tushar: 9. Dhiraj: 10. India have 55 on the board. Korea need just 28 to win. The first one is a 9. The second is a 9. Oh needs a 10 to win it for them and he gets it. Korea have won GOLD! India will have to settle with silver

Oct 6, 2023 2:06 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Archery - Final

India to go first in the second set. Atanu nails a 10. Tushar's shot is a low 8. It could be way too costly against a team like Korea. Dhiraj finishes with 9. India have 27 on the board. They need Korea to falter here. 9 to start. That's good. Korea have missed 10 for the first time here. But normalcy was restored in the next shot with 10. Butt he last shot is also a 9. So India still have a chance. A 10 for Atanu again! He has been superb. Tushar needs to up his game here. He does with a 10. And Dhiraj nails a 10. Perfect 30 for India to end. Korea now need 30 to win. They can't as the first shot is 9. The next is 10. Oh finishes it with 10. It's 57 all so this set is tied. 1 point each for India and Korea but the latter lead 3-1.

Oct 6, 2023 2:01 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Archery - Final

Korea's Wooseok Lee, Jinhyek OH, and Je Deok Kim start the gold-medal match with a perfect 30. Atanu Das starts replies with a 10. Tushar Shelke shoots 9, the first sub-10 shot of the final. Dhiraj hits the bullseye. What a start this is. Kore 30-29 India.

The second series of first set begins. Korea get a 10 again. They haven't missed the top score so far. 10 again. 5 perfect shots. Make that six in a row. a perfect 60 for the world champions. India can't win this set even if they get a 30. And they finish with 27. It's Korea 2-0 India in the men's recurve archery final.

Oct 6, 2023 1:39 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: India into men's kabaddi final!

India beat Pakistan 61-14 to enter Men's Kabaddi final, assured of at least silver. This has been a total domination. India got Pakistan all out as many as six times in the semi-final. The Pawan Sehrawat-led side has been untroubled in this Asian Games so far but they might face their toughest test in the final which is likely to be against defending champions Iran, provided they beat Chinese Taipei in the second semis.

Oct 6, 2023 1:32 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: India get sepaktakraw bronze

India lose 0-2 to Thailand in women's sepaktakraw women's regu semifinal, settle for bronze. They lose 13-21 in Set 2.

Oct 6, 2023 1:27 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Archery - Semifinal

Fourth set begins. a 10! Somebody have switched the Bangladesh team on after the first two sets. 10 and 10 more. Another perfect 30 to start. What a turnaround this has been.

Atanu starts for India, takes his time and shoots a 10. Archery at its very best. Tushar next, just wide... 9. Dhiraj shoots a 10. So India still hang in there. It's 30-29 in Bangladesh's favour.

Second series starts. 8, that would hurt a bit for Bangladesh. 10, good stuff. 9 to end. Bangladesh finish with 57. A chance for India. They need 28 to win.

Atanu gets 9. 10 from Tushar. Dhiraj needs a 9 to square it and win this. He gets it. The set is tied but India win 5-3. They are in the final.

Oct 6, 2023 1:21 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Archery - Semifinal

A perfect 30 for Bangladesh! Wow, they won't die easily and that's exactly what makes it a semi-final. 9 for Atanu, 10 for Tushar and 9 for Dhiraj. Not bad but Bangladesh have a two-point lead.

9 for Bangladesh 10 and 9. This is by far their best set in this semi-final. India three 10s to make it square or else Bangladesh will be on the board. And Atanu gets 9 so Bangladesh have won this set. It's India 4-2 Bangladesh.

Oct 6, 2023 1:21 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Women's sepaktakraw - Semifinal

India are trailing 3-7 to Thailand and really need to stage a comeback now!

Oct 6, 2023 1:19 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's kabaddi - Semifinal

Pakistan have finally managed to gather a few points but India have such a huge lead that it is next to impossible for them to win. It's about damage control for them now. India 36-8 Pakistan.

Oct 6, 2023 1:17 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Archery - Semifinal

9, 10 and 7 for Bangladesh to start the second set. The last shot could cost them again. India's turn. Atanu gets 9, Tushar with a 10 and Dhiraj ends it with 10. India have the advantage of three points. It's 29-26 in their favour.

Bangladesh get 9, 9 and 10. Much better from them. India under pressure for first time. Atanu brushes it aside with a 10. They need just 16 now to win this. And then get 18. India lead 4-0 now. They have one step in the finals.

Oct 6, 2023 1:15 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Sepaktakraw - Women's semifinal

The Indian serve hits the net and Thailand seal Set 1, claiming it 21-10.

Oct 6, 2023 1:12 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Archery - Semifinal

India's Atanu Das, Dhiraj Bommadevara and Tushar Shelke have won the first set without breaking a sweat. Bangladesh will need to up their game if they want to compete against the Indian archers. The point difference was 7 in the first set of the men's recurve archery semi-final. India 2-0 Bangladesh.

Oct 6, 2023 1:09 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Men's kabaddi - Semifinal

India lead Pakistan 30-5 at half-time in men's kabaddi semi-final.

Oct 6, 2023 1:07 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Sepaktakraw - Semifinal

India are trailing 6-8 in Set 1 against Thailand in their women's semifinal clash.

Oct 6, 2023 1:02 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Kabaddi - Men's Semifinal

The one-way traffic continues. Vishal Bharadwaj with hiss second ankle hold and another Pakistani raider is out. India are leading 24-5 but more importantly, only three Pakistan players on the mat, they are nearing another all-out.

Oct 6, 2023 12:56 PM IST

Asian Games Live Updates Day 13: Kabaddi - Men's Semifinal

Pakistan are all out again! India on a rampage now. They have taken a 20-5 lead. So after the first 4 points that Pakistan took, India have taken 20 points compared to only 1 from Pakistan.