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Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

The nation will hope that Saina and Sindhu win their matches and set up a dream Asian Games finals. Catch all the live updates of Asian Games 2018 here

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Man with the golden arm: Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra during his javelin throw event (Photo: Reuters)
Man with the golden arm: Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra during his javelin throw event (Photo: Reuters)

Day 8 of the started with a bang for India as athletes qualified for the finals of their respective events. Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu won their quarterfinal matches and assured India of two medals in Badminton. Archers Bridge fetched India two bronze medals and so did Equestrian. India got medals in athletics as well. On day 9 of the Asian Games 2018, athletics is expected to fetch medals for India. The nation will hope that Saina and Sindhu win their matches and set up a dream Asian Games finals. The schedule is hectic and full of medal scope

Represented by 804 athletes and officials, the Indian contingent will aim to better the showing at the previous Asiad in Incheon, South Korea, where they finished eighth with 11 gold, 10 silver and 36 bronze medals on Asian Games Medal Tally. The best performance by India at the Asian Games came at the 2010 edition in Guangzhou, China where they finished sixth with 14 gold, 17 silver and 34 bronze. This year, around 12,000 athletes from 45 countries will compete in 40 disciplines. The main thrust of the Indian challenge is expected to come from athletics, wrestling, boxing and shooting. It will be interesting to see how many medals Indians will bag in


Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

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Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

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Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

I have proven myself those who kept saying that I had passed my age to win a medal. I am happy that I won the medal. I want to thank my coach: Sudha Singh on winning silver in Women's 3000m Steeplechase at AsianGames2018 pic.twitter.com/arQb8Y6m0m — ANI (ANI) August 27 2018

Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

Neeraj Chopra dedicates his gold medal to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

WATCH: Neeraj Chopra on winning gold medal in men's javelin throw final at AsianGames2018 says, "I dedicate my medal to Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji who was a great man." pic.twitter.com/vSr010U6f0 — ANI (ANI) August 27 2018

Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

When Neeraj_chopra1 is on the field, expect the very best from him. This youngster makes India happier by winning a Gold in the Men’s Javelin Throw Final. We also congratulate him for setting a new national record. AsianGames2018 pic.twitter.com/juRElLZQfx — Narendra Modi (narendramodi) August 27 2018

Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

And the champion makes us proud once again with a throw of 88.06 m and giving us a Gold. So proud of you Neeraj_chopra1 AsianGames2018 https://t.co/yLTp8rQsCc — Virender Sehwag (virendersehwag) August 27 2018

Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

Congratulations pour in from all quarters for the star of the evening, Neeraj Chopra:

Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

Neeraj Chopra celebrates after winning gold medal in men's javelin throw final at Asian Games 2018 (Photo: Reuters)

Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

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First Published: Mon, August 27 2018. 07:30 IST

Asian Games 2018 LIVE, Day 9: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

The nation will hope that Saina and Sindhu win their matches and set up a dream Asian Games finals. Catch all the live updates of Asian Games 2018 here

Day 8 of the started with a bang for India as athletes qualified for the finals of their respective events. Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu won their quarterfinal matches and assured India of two medals in Badminton. Archers Bridge fetched India two bronze medals and so did Equestrian. India got medals in athletics as well. On day 9 of the Asian Games 2018, athletics is expected to fetch medals for India. The nation will hope that Saina and Sindhu win their matches and set up a dream Asian Games finals. The schedule is hectic and full of medal scope

Represented by 804 athletes and officials, the Indian contingent will aim to better the showing at the previous Asiad in Incheon, South Korea, where they finished eighth with 11 gold, 10 silver and 36 bronze medals on Asian Games Medal Tally. The best performance by India at the Asian Games came at the 2010 edition in Guangzhou, China where they finished sixth with 14 gold, 17 silver and 34 bronze. This year, around 12,000 athletes from 45 countries will compete in 40 disciplines. The main thrust of the Indian challenge is expected to come from athletics, wrestling, boxing and shooting. It will be interesting to see how many medals Indians will bag in


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