Asian Games 2018 saw India bag a total of seven medals on Day 6 to take their tally to 25 as two medals came through rowing and men's doubles tennis. Women's Kabaddi team settled for the silver medal after losing to Iran in the final, while, three bronze medals came in rowing. Shooter Heena Sindhu took home a bronze medal along while. Prajnesh Gunneswaran bagged the bronze in tennis.
Squash trio of Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa, and Sourav Ghoshal assured three medals by reaching the semi-finals of their respective rounds, and the Indian men's hockey team battered Japan by 8-0.
Here are the events in which India won medals today:
Gold: Men's Quadruple Sculls (Rowing), Mens doubles (tennis)
Silver: Women's kabaddi team
Bronze: Men's Lightweight Doubles Sculls, Men's Lightweight Single Sculls (Rowing), Heena Sidhu (10m air pistol), Prajnesh Gunneswaran (Mens Singles Tennis)
Asian Games 2018, Day 6 Highlights:
# Men's Hockey: India defeat Japan by 8-0 Men's Hockey
# SQUASH: Joshanna Chinnappa defeats Ling Ho Chan 3-1 in the quarter-finals, assuring another medal for India.
# BOXING: Manoj Kumar defeats Bhutan's Wangdi Sangay 5-0 in the men's welter 69kg category.
# SQUASH: Dipika Pallikal beats Japan's Misaki Kobayashi 3-0. She advances to the semi-finals, assuring a medal.
# GYMNASTIC: Dipa Karmakar finishes fifth in the Women's Balance Beam Final with a score of 12.500
# BADMINTON: Huge upset as Kidambi Srikanth loses 21-23, 19-21 to Wong Wing Ki Vincent of Hong Kong in men's singles Round of 32
# MEDAL TALLY: India 24 medals - 6 gold, 5 silver, 13 bronze
# Women's Kabaddi: Defending champions India settle for silver after being defeated by Iran.
# Women's Kabaddi: India lead Iran by 9-6 in women's kabaddi final.
# GOLD in Tennis: Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan bag doubles gold in Tennis. The Indian duo defeated their rivals Aleksandr Bublik-Denis Yevseyev of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-4 in the men's doubles final.
# Shooting: Good news for India as Heena Sidhu wins shooting bronze
# Archery: India beat Iraq 155-147 in Compound Mixed Team event to advance to the quarterfinals.
# India has won 4 gold, 4 silver and 11 bronze medals at Asian Games2018 so far.
As athletes continue to channel their #EnergyOfAsia and win medals here and there, the medal standings continue to change. Here is the updated leaderboard as of 23 August 2018 - 10:30 PM. pic.twitter.com/7balTDXMqy— Asian Games 2018 (@asiangames2018) August 24, 2018
# Asian Games 2018 Indian rower Dushyant wins a bronze medal in Men's Lightweight Single Scul.
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# Hello and welcome to News Nation live updates of Asian Games 2018, Day 6. India would like to forget the massive setback in men's Kabaddi and aim to increase its medal tally on day 6 of the Asian Games 2018. Currently ranked 10th in the medal's tally, India have won 4 gold, 4 silver and 10 bronze medals. On day six, all eyes will be on women's Kabaddi team that will face mighty Iran in finals and Dattu Bhokanal-led rowing team. You stay with us as we bring you all the latest updates on India's performance in Asia Games 2018.