Asian Games 2018- Update


Naorem Roshibina Devi won the bronze medal in women’s wushu Sanda 60kg category at the Asian Games 2018. With this medal, India’s medal count at the Asian Games now stands at 14 . India shooter Rahi Sarnobat had won gold earlier in the day in women’s 25-metre pistol event at the 2018 Asian Games. Rahi Sarnobat shot a total of 34 to claim the top honours. Thailand’s Naphaswan Yangpaiboon claimed silver, while Korea’s Kim Minjung bagged bronze medal. Manu Bhaker, other India in the fray, finished sixth in final. The 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist finished sixth after entering the final with a qualification games record score of 593.
With her stellar effort, Rahi became the second gold medallist from the Indian shooting contingent after 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary had shot a gold in the 10m pistol finals.She is also the sixth Indian to shoot a gold at the Games. Her 34 in the finals also ended up as a joint Games Record.
Vinesh Phogat earlier won Gold In Women’s Freestyle 50kg Event .She is the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian Games medal.


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