Bharatiya players start medal hunt in Asian Games winning silver in shooting and rowing in Hangzhou. Bharat won its first medal in the women’s 10m air rifle team event. Trio consisting of Mehuli Ghosh, Ramita Jindal, and Ashi Chouksey finished with a score of 1886.0, just behind China, which broke the Asian record with a score of 1896.6. Mehuli and Ramita also reached the final of the women’s 10m air rifle. Mongolia finished third with 1880.0 points.
Meanwhile, Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh clinched second silver medal in the men’s rowing lightweight double sculls. The duo finished second with a timing of 6:28.18s. Chinese pair – Fan Junjie and Sun Manwon secured the top spot by clocking 6:23.16s while Uzbekistan settled for a bronze medal with 6:33.42s.
Babu Lal Yadav and Lekh Ram have successfully clinched a Bronze medal in the Men’s Pair rowing. The Gold was won by Hong Kong’s Lam San and Wong Wai with a timing of 6:44:20, and Bharatiya team came third with a mark of 6:50:41.