Asian Games Day 2
Hangzhou Asian Games: Indian Rowers Arjun Lal Jat, Arvind Singh win silver in lightweight double sculls
During the qualification round, the Indian trio achieved a jaw-dropping aggregate score of 1893.7, surpassing the previous world record of 1893.3 set by the Chinese team less than a month ago at the World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan. Their remarkable feat not only earned them the coveted gold medal but also etched their names in the annals of shooting history.
Hangzhou Asian Games: Indian athlete Punit Kumar bags silver medal in men’s coxed eight event
Rudrankksh Patil, displaying nerves of steel, notched up an impressive score of 632.5. Tomar, known for his precision, contributed significantly with a score of 631.6, while Panwar’s exceptional marksmanship added 629.6 points to the team’s aggregate score. Together, they combined forces to rewrite the record books with their world record-breaking performance.
In a closely contested event, South Korea clinched the silver medal with an aggregate score of 1890.1, showcasing their own prowess in the discipline. Meanwhile, the formidable Chinese team, the previous record holders, secured the bronze medal with a score of 1888.2, underscoring the fierce competition at the Asian Games.
Watch Breaking: India strikes shooting Gold and rows to double Bronze triumph on Day 2 of Asian Games