Women's Kabaddi title secures clean sweep of 100 medals, compound archery gold

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Women’s Kabaddi title secures clean sweep of 100 medals, compound archery gold

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Deepak Punia Dominates, Advances to Quarterfinals Indian wrestler Deepak Punia displayed a spectacular performance as he secured a commanding 11-0 victory over Indonesia’s Randa Riandesta in the men’s freestyle 86kg pre-quarterfinal. The win was achieved through technical superiority, showcasing Punia’s exceptional skills on the mat. Prior to this, Tokyo Olympian Deepak Punia clinched a hard-fought 3-2 victory against Bahrain’s Magomed Magomed R Sharipov in the qualification round at Hangzhou.

In another impressive display, Yash triumphed in his opening bout by defeating Cambodia’s Chheang Chhoeun with a resounding 10-0 scoreline, earning him a spot in the men’s freestyle 74kg quarterfinal at the Asian Games 2023.

On a challenging note, Vicky faced a formidable opponent in Alisher Yergali, a four-time Asian Championships medallist, and lost 10-0 in the men’s freestyle 97kg pre-quarterfinal. The 20-year-old Vicky’s journey in the 19th Asian Games now hinges on the repechages, which he will compete in if Yergali advances to the gold medal match.

In the men’s freestyle 125kg category, former Asian champion Aiaal Lazarev showcased his prowess by securing a victory on technical superiority against India’s Sumit.

Gold Glory for Indian Women’s Kabaddi Team In a nail-biting showdown, the Indian women’s kabaddi team secured a thrilling 26-25 victory against Chinese Taipei in the gold medal match at the Asian Games 2023. This triumph marks India’s third women’s kabaddi title at the continental meet, while Chinese Taipei elevated their 2018 bronze to a well-deserved silver in Hangzhou.

Mirroring the intensity of their campaign opener, which ended in a 34-34 draw, the women’s kabaddi final proved to be another fiercely contested battle. Despite a determined effort by Chinese Taipei, who executed an all-out on the Indian team in the second half, India managed to outscore them in the raiding department.

In the men’s kabaddi final of the 19th Asian Games, a highly anticipated face-off between India and the Islamic Republic of Iran is set to kick off at 12:30 PM IST today.

India’s ju-jitsu campaign at the Asian Games 2023 came to an end today, as Uma Maheshwar Reddy, Kiran Kumari, and Amarjeet Singh were eliminated in the early rounds. Unfortunately, the Indian jujitsukas were unable to secure any medals in Hangzhou.
Uma Maheshwar Reddy and Amarjeet Singh faced tough challenges, falling to Thailand’s Sooknatee Suntra and Mongolia’s Altangerel Bayarkhuu, respectively, in their men’s -85kg round of 32 bouts.
In a closely fought match, Kiran Kumari fought hard but was ultimately defeated by Mongolia’s Khongorzul Bayarmaa in the women’s -63kg round of 16.

Reference

olympics.com/en/news/asian-games-2023-hangzhou-live-india-results-scores-day-14

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