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Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India men's Kabaddi team crashes out

India hopes to better the performance on Day 5 in Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta and Palembang. Check how many medals India won in 18th Asian Games 2018. Catch the latest Asian Games 2018 live update.

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Indian shooter Shardul Vihan wins silver in the Men's Double Trap event during the 18th Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018. Photo: PTI

After a stunning gold medal win in 25m pistol shooting by Rahi Sarnobat and surprise four bronze medals in Wushu on Day 4 of the 2018, India will hope to keep the good work going and win more medals at Jakarta and Palembang. With a lot of medals on the line, athletes of 45 nations, playing 58 different kinds of sports, will give their best to win one of those at the 18th Asian Games at Jakarta Palembang. Indian athletes would love to prove their mettle in various events like Kabaddi, Shooting, Volleyball, Wushu, Tennis, Badminton, Bridge, Archery and others. 


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 Medal Tally. The best performance by India at the 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 18th Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

It's a massive defeat and captain was over confident, kabaddi coach hits out Terming it a "massive defeat", coach Ram Mehar Singh hit out at his captain Ajay Thakur's "over confidence" after India were knocked out of the Asian Games men's gold medal match for the first time. Read article here

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

Men's Hockey: Title-holders India face first real test against Japan Defending champions India will face their first real test when they take on an unpredictable Japan in a pool A match at the 18th Asian Games on Friday. Read full story here

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

Sathish Sivalingam injured, Ajay Singh finishes fifth Ajay Singh finished a creditable fifth with a personal best effort while his senior compatriot Sathish Sivalingam got injured during the men's 77kg category weightlifting competition to end at 18th in the Asian Games. Read full story here

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

Painful to accept, repercussions can be huge: Former India captain Anup Kumar India's shocking ouster from the gold medal contention in the 18th Asian Games kabaddi will have "far-reaching implications", feels two-time Asiad gold medallist and former captain Anup Kumar. Read more here

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

Natraj creates national record twice but finishes 6th, Khade 8th Srihari Natraj twice bettered his national record in the 200m backstroke but could finish only sixth in the final while Virdhawal Khade ended last in the 50m butterfly in the swimming competition of the Asian Games. Read full story here

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

Our men's Kabaddi team secured a Bronze medal in #AsianGames2018 We gave our best, but were bested by a better side. Good game and a tough fight.#KheloIndia pic.twitter.com/kSaYV1ghcw — Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) August 23, 2018

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

Japan's bowling team proudly holds up their Gold medals for Bowling Men's Trio 2nd Block at the medal ceremony. Japan wins a record fifth medal in this event at the Asian Games. #AsianGames2018 #EnergyOfAsia  INASGOC/ANTARA pic.twitter.com/ND2AiZeXGm — Asian Games 2018 (@asiangames2018) August 23, 2018

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

Indonesia beat India in Mixed Tennis Quarterfinals

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

Great start by @Aadilbedigolf in @asiangames2018 as he finishes the day tied second and one behind leader at 3-under par 69. @RayhanThomas closes with a 71 and @KaulKshitij 73. Haven’t calculated yet, but India should be in silver medal position. @IndianGolfUnion — Joy Chakravarty (@TheJoyofGolf) August 23, 2018

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

#AsianGames2018 #IndiaAtAG2018#ArtisticGymnastics Both the Indian  participants were ranked 7-8 in the final. Did we miss Dipa Karmakar here. Probably things would be different had she had no injury pic.twitter.com/F0u2nN8zwm — India  at Asian Games 2018 (@India_AG2018) August 23, 2018

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India mens Kabaddi team crashes out

It was a thrilling finish in which @PrajneshGP held his nerve to triumph in a 3rd set tie-breaker over his Korean opponent & advance to the semi-finals of the men’s Singles #Tennis event. All the best!#IndiaAtAsianGames #GoForGold #KheloIndia #AsianGames2018⁠ ⁠#SAI pic.twitter.com/N5pNfvCRLH — SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) August 23, 2018

First Published: Thu, August 23 2018. 16:27 IST

Asian Games 2018 LIVE: Shocker! India men's Kabaddi team crashes out

India hopes to better the performance on Day 5 in Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta and Palembang. Check how many medals India won in 18th Asian Games 2018. Catch the latest Asian Games 2018 live update.

After a stunning gold medal win in 25m pistol shooting by Rahi Sarnobat and surprise four bronze medals in Wushu on Day 4 of the 2018, India will hope to keep the good work going and win more medals at Jakarta and Palembang. With a lot of medals on the line, athletes of 45 nations, playing 58 different kinds of sports, will give their best to win one of those at the 18th Asian Games at Jakarta Palembang. Indian athletes would love to prove their mettle in various events like Kabaddi, Shooting, Volleyball, Wushu, Tennis, Badminton, Bridge, Archery and others. 


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 Medal Tally. The best performance by India at the 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 18th Asian Games.

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