Asian Games Day 1: Bajrang Punia Bags A Gold Medal, While Apurvi And Ravi Wins Bronze

Asian Games 2018 has been the talk of the town as a number of talented participants across the globe are competing to make a big win and make their country proud. Well, Indians who are also a part of these games have several times made a big win and bagged many medals leaving everyone behind.

The day one of the Asian Games was a tough one as at the end of the day one of the participants managed to bag a gold medal. Wrestler Bajrang Punia won leaving behind Japan's Takatani Daichi in the men's 65kg Freestyle final.

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Punia faced a tough competition from the Japanese wrestler before he made a big win with 11-8 in the end, thanks to an extra point after Daichi lost his appeal.

Bajrang managed to win opposite other wrestlers like Khasanov Sirojiddin (Uzbekistan) Fayziev Abdulqosim (Tajikistan) and Batchuluun Batmagnai (Mongolia) while he was just a few steps away from winning the gold.

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It was such a pride to see our National Flag being on the top and it was a proud moment for everyone.

Meanwhile, it was a great opening for India as shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar bagged bronze medal in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event.

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Talking about the Hockey team, our country's women's hockey team started on a great note to beat Indonesia 8-0. Men's team will be playing tomorrow and preview will start opposite Indonesia.

Navneet Kaur makes it 7-0 to India in the fourth and final quarter. India 7-0 Indonesia.

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The men kabaddi team of India are going to play opposite against Sri Lanka. They had earlier beaten Bangladesh 50-21 and are once again on the mat looking for a win.

India beat Sri Lanka by 44-28 in men's kabaddi. Led 27-13 at the half.

A lot is going to happen in the coming days and we are sure the players representing our country are going to make us proud.

Stay tuned on Laughing Colours for all the latest updates about the Asian Games 2018!







by Admin | Mon, Aug 20 - 11:15 AM

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