Asian Video games: Sonam Malik Takes Bronze After Pipping Chinese language Lengthy In Thrilling Play-Off


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Younger Indian wrestler Sonam Malik staved off a spirited problem from China’s Jia Lengthy to win a bronze medal within the ladies’s 62kg on the Asian Video games in Hangzhou on Friday. In a bout through which the 2 wresters had been locked 4-4 and the Chinese language was forward on standards, Sonam effected an important take-down transfer with simply 25 seconds left within the bronze play-off to emerge a 7-5 winner. (Asian Video games 2023 Medals Tally | Asian Video games 2023 Full Schedule)

That is India’s third wrestling bronze medal for India on this version of the Video games with Sunil Kumar (Greco Roman) and Antim Panghal (ladies’s 53kg) successful earlier.

Kiran (ladies’s 76kg), Aman Sehrawat (males’s 57kg) and Bajrang Punia (males’s 65kg) are additionally in rivalry for bronze medal later within the day.

Indians disappoint in canoe and kayak occasions

India’s Vishal Kewat completed seventh in males’s canoe slalom occasion, whereas Shikha Chouhan ended sixth in ladies’s kayak ultimate on the Asian Video games on Friday.

Within the males’s canoe ultimate, Vishal completed with a timing of 135.12s, 140.92s behind the winner.

Yuancong Xie of China (98.20s) received the gold, whereas Uzbekistan’s Anvar Klevleev and Alexandr Kulikov of Kazakhstan bagged the silver and bronze medals respectively on the Fuyang Water Sports activities Centre.

In ladies’s kayak ultimate, Shikha clocked 167.24s.

Chinese language Taipei’s Chu-Han Chang clinched the gold medal, whereas the silver went to Lu Li of China. The bronze was received by Yekaterina Tarantseva of Kazakhstan. India’s Shubham Kewat and Hitesh Kewat will compete within the males’s kayak ultimate on Saturday.

India has received just one medal, a bronze in 1994 Hiroshima Video games.

Within the final version in Jakarta, the Indians made eight finals throughout slalom and dash occasions however didn’t safe any medal.

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