India has got five medals in shooting on the sixth day of the Asian Games 2023. They also Won a silver in tennis and a bronze in squash. With this, the total number of medals has now become 32. Earlier, till the fifth day of the Games, India was at fifth position with six gold, eight silver, and 11 bronze. Now India is in fourth place with eight gold, 12 silver and 12 bronze.
Follow live updates from Day 6 of the Asian Games 2023 below.
Indian men's Badminton team reaches semi-finals: Indian men's badminton team has created history and made it to the semi-finals after defeating Nepal 3-0. With this, the Indian team has also assured itself of a medal. For the first time since 1986, the Indian men's badminton team will win a medal at the Asian Games. In the first match against Nepal, Lakshya Sen defeated Prince Dahal 21-5, 21-8 and put Team India ahead 1-0. After this, Kidambi Srikanth defeated Nepal's Sunil Joshi 21-4, 21-3 and put India ahead 2-0. In the third match, Mithun Manjunath defeated Bishnu Katual of Nepal 21-2, 21-7, and gave Team India a 3-0 victory. In the third match, it was one-way traffic with Mithun Manjunath winning 21-2, 21-7 in 25 minutes.
Aishwary Pratap Singh wins silver in men's 50m rifle 3 positions event: Indian shooter Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar has won another medal in his name. He won a silver medal in the 50m rifle 3 positions men's final after winning the team event on Friday. Aishwary scored 459.7 marks. Meanwhile, China's Du Linshu created a record and won gold in the Asian Games. He scored 460.6 marks. India's Swapnil Kusale remained in first place for a long time, but he lagged behind in the last moments. He had to be satisfied with fourth place. Swapnil scored 438.9 marks.
Squash team wins bronze: The Indian women's squash team had to be content with a bronze medal. In the semi-finals, they had to face defeat against Hong Kong. Anahat Singh lost against Lee Ka Yi 10-12 in the last match. Earlier Tanvi Khanna had lost. Joshna Chinappa had brought India on par by winning the second match, but Anahat's defeat did not allow the team to reach the final.
Sharath Kamal-G Sathiyan pair loses in the in the pre-quarterfinals: India's Sharath Kamal and G. Sathiyan lost in the pre-quarterfinals of the table tennis men's doubles event. Both were defeated 3-0 by China's top-seeded pair of Fan Zhendong and Wang Chuqin.
Sajan Prakash reaches the final of men's 200m butterfly event: Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash finished sixth in his heat with a timing of 1:58.40 seconds to reach the finals. The final match will start today at 6:18 pm.
Manika Batra reaches quarterfinals: Table tennis player Manika Batra has reached the quarter-finals of women's singles. She defeated Suthasini Sawettabut of Thailand 4–2 in the pre-quarterfinals. Now she will face China's Wang Yidi in the quarterfinals on Saturday.
Women's Badminton team lost in the quarter-finals: Indian women's badminton team lost in the quarter-finals over Thailand by 3-0. Team India was eliminated after Ashmita Chaliha lost against Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the third match.
Palak Gulia wins gold and Esha Singh wins silver in women's 10m air pistol event: India got two more medals in shooting on Day 6. Palak Gulia won the gold medal in the women's 10-meter air pistol event. Whereas, Esha Singh won the silver medal. Pakistan's Kishmala Talat had to be satisfied with the bronze medal. Palak scored 242.1 and Esha scored 239.7. Whereas, Kishmala scored 218.2. This is Esha's fourth medal in the Asian Games 2023.
Advait Page reaches swimming finals: In swimming, Advait Page finished seventh overall in the men's 200m backstroke heat with a timing of 2:03.01 seconds. He has reached the final to be held at 5:26 pm.
Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan had to be satisfied with silver medals: India has got a silver medal in the men's doubles tennis team event. The pair of Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan lost in the final. Both had to be satisfied with silver medals as they were defeated by Chinese Taipei's Hsu Yu-Hsiou and Jason Jung in straight sets.
PV Sindhu's sensational defeat: PV Sindhu has faced defeat in the women's team event against Thailand. She was defeated by Pornpawee Chochuwong in a three-game match 21-14, 15-21, 14-21. India is now trailing 0-1 in the match against Thailand.
Gold came in men's 50m rifle 3 positions event: The Indian trio of Swapnil Kushale, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar won the gold medal in the 50-meter rifle 3 positions men's team event. All three together scored 1769. China's pair of Linshu, Hao, and Jia Ming got the silver medal. At the same time, Korean players won the bronze medal.
India gets silver in 10-meter air pistol women's team event: India has got another medal in shooting. They won the silver medal in the 10-meter air pistol women's team event. The Indian team of Esha Singh, Divya TS, and Palak Gulia gave the country its 26th medal in the current edition of the Asian Games 2023. The trio stood second with a score of 1731-50x. China's pair of Ranxing, Li, and Nan captured the gold.