Asian Games 2018 Day 2: As it happened

The second day of sporting events at the 18th edition of the Asian Games 2018 kicks-off in Indonesia on August 20, Monday. 

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 00:51
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The second day of sporting events at the 18th edition of the Asian Games 2018 kicks-off in Indonesia on August 20, Monday. Wrestler Vinesh Phogat won Gold in Women's Freestyle 50 kg Wrestling. She bagged India's second gold medal at the Games, beating Japan's Yuki Irie 6-2.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia, 2014 defending champion,  bagged India’s first gold medal in the 65 kg Men’s Freestyle event on Day 1 (Sunday).  He beat Japan’s Daichi Takatani 11-8 in the final round. Earlier, shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar opened the account for India by clinching the bronze medal in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed team event. They had scored 429.9 to finish third in the final. 

In the 2014 Asian Games, India had concluded the previous edition at the eight rank with a tally of 57 medals (11 Gold, 9 Silver, 37 Bronze). China had topped the medals table with a staggering tally of 345 medals (151 gold, 109 silver, 85 Bronze), followed by South Korea with 228 medals (79 gold, 70 silver, 79 bronze) and Japan at third with 200 medals (47 gold, 77 silver, 76 bronze). 

The month-long multi-sport event is being co-hosted by Indonesian cities Jakarta and Palembang. 

Follow the live updates from Day 2:  

20 August 2018, 20:28 PM

India beat Indonesia 17-0 in Men's Hockey, to take on Hong Kong next on Wednesday.

20 August 2018, 19:21 PM

In an embarrassment to India, wrestler Sakshi Malik loses the Bronze Medal to North Korea's Jong Sim Rim 2-12 in Women's Wrestling (62 kg).

20 August 2018, 19:12 PM

India's Sakshi Malik is in action for the Bronze medal in the 62 kg category against Jong Sim Rim of North Korea.

20 August 2018, 17:56 PM

Vinesh Phogat wins Gold in Women's Freestyle 50 kg Wrestling. She bags India's second gold medal at Asian Games 2018.

20 August 2018, 16:54 PM

Badminton, Men's Team Quarterfinal: India Men's Badminton team are knocked out 1-3 by Indonesia in the quarters. 

20 August 2018, 16:44 PM

Tennis, Men's Singles (Round of 32): Prajnesh Gunneswaran beats Indonesia's Fitriadi Rifqi 6-2, 6-0 and advances to the pre-quarters. 

20 August 2018, 16:04 PM

Kabaddi (Men), India vs Korea: India suffer a shock defeat as they go down 23-24 to Korea in their third group A match. This is India's first-ever loss in the Asian Games history. 

20 August 2018, 15:19 PM

Shooting, Trap (Men) FINAL: Lakshay wins the silver medal in Men's Trap event with 43 points. This is India’s 2nd silver and 4th medal overall. 

20 August 2018, 14:34 PM

Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 50 kg Semifinals: Sakshi Malik goes down 7-9 to Kyrgyzstan’s Tynybekova Aisuluu in the semis

20 August 2018, 14:29 PM

Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 50 kg Semifinals: Vinesh Phogat goes through to the Final after a massive 10-0 victory over Uzbekistan’s Yakhshimuratova Dauletbike in the semis.

20 August 2018, 14:00 PM

Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 57 kg Semifinals: Pooja Dhanda loses 0-10 to People's Republic of Korea’s Myong Suk Jong in the semis

20 August 2018, 13:44 PM

Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 62 kg Quarterfinals: Sakshi Malik dominates Kazakhstan’s Kassymova Ayaulym 10-0 to enter the semifinal round. 

20 August 2018, 13:40 PM

Badminton, Men’s Team Quarterfinals: India vs Indonesia, Kidambi Srikanth loses 21-23, 22-20, 21- 10 against Ginting Sinisuka (Singles). India 0-1 Indonesia!   

20 August 2018, 13:30 PM

Tennis, Women's Singles (Round of 32): Kamran Kaur beats Mongolia’s Altansarnai Jargal in 6-1, 6-0 and advances to the pre-quarters

 

20 August 2018, 13:24 PM

Badminton, Men’s Team Quarterfinals: India vs Indonesia, Kidambi Srikanth fights back to win the second set 22-20 against Ginting Sinisuka (Singles). Kidambi Srikanth 1-1 Ginting Sinisuka!

20 August 2018, 13:20 PM

Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 57 kg Quarterfinals: Pooja Dhanda overpowers Uzbekistan’s Esenbaeva Nabira 12-1 and is through to the semifinal

 

20 August 2018, 13:14 PM

Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 50 kg Quarterfinals: Vinesh Phogat stuns Korea’s Kim Hyung 11-0 and advances to the semifinals

 

20 August 2018, 13:07 PM

Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 62 kg: Sakshi Malik hammers Thailand’s Srisombat Salinee 10-0 in the 1/8 Finals. 

20 August 2018, 12:56 PM

Badminton, Men’s Team Quarterfinals: India vs Indonesia, Kidambi Srikanth loses the first set 21-23 to Ginting Sinisuka (Singles). Kidambi Srikanth 0-1 Ginting Sinisuka!

20 August 2018, 12:47 PM

Badminton, Men’s Team Quarterfinals: India vs Indonesia, Kidambi Srikanth takes on World No.12 Ginting Sinisuka (Singles)

 

20 August 2018, 12:32 PM

Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 57 kg: Pooja Dhanda outwits Thailand’s Orasa Sookdongyor 10-0 to win on Technical superiority in the 1/8 Finals

20 August 2018, 12:28 PM

Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 53 kg: Indian wrestler Pinki goes down 0-10 to Mongolia’s Sumiya Erdenechimeg on Technical superiority in the 1/8 Finals!  

20 August 2018, 12:09 PM

Shooting, Trap Women: Seema Tomar finishes 6th in the qualification (Day 2) with 116 points and is qualified for the Final

20 August 2018, 12:03 PM

 Wrestling, Men’s Freestyle 125 kg: Sumit Malik loses 0-10 to Iran’s Hadibasmanj Parviz in the 1/8 Finals

20 August 2018, 11:49 AM

Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 50 kg: Vinesh Phogat routs China's Yahan Sun 8-2 in the 1/8 Finals

 

20 August 2018, 11:23 AM

Shooting, 10m Air Rifle (Men): Apurvi Chandela bows out of contention and finishes 5th in the final with a score of 186.

20 August 2018, 11:14 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India Women's Badminton team are knocked out after losing 1-3 to Japan in quarters. 

20 August 2018, 10:57 AM

Shooting, 10m Air Rifle (Women): Apurvi Chandela storms into the 10m Air Rifle Final. She scores 629.4 points to finish 2nd in the qualifiers.

 

 

20 August 2018, 10:50 AM

Tennis, Women's Singles (Round of 32): Ankita Raina beats Indonesia's Beatrice Gumulya 6-2, 6-4 and qualifies for pre-quarters. 

20 August 2018, 10:47 AM

Swimming, Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay (Heat): India clock 7:34:69 in the heats and qualify for the Final round. 

20 August 2018, 10:45 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India vs Japan, Saina Nehwal loses the 11-21, 25-23, 16-21 to Nozomi Okuhara in the third match. Japan lead India 2-1!

 

20 August 2018, 10:01 AM

Kabaddi (Women) India vs Thailand: Defending champions India beat Thailand 33-23 in their group A match. 

20 August 2018, 09:59 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India vs Japan, fired-up Saina Nehwal came back to edge past Nozomi Okuhara 25-23 in the second set. Saina Nehwal  1-1 Nozomi Okuhara!

20 August 2018, 09:56 AM

Silver Medal!! Deepak Kumar scored a 247.7 in the 10m Air Rifle Men's final to clinch India's first silver.

 

20 August 2018, 09:41 AM

Shooting,  10m Air Rifle (Men): Deepak Kumar wins silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle. This is India's first silver medal and third overall in the Games. 

 

 

20 August 2018, 09:28 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India vs Japan, Saina Nehwal loses the first set 11-21 to Nozomi Okuhara in the third (singles) match. 

20 August 2018, 09:06 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India vs Japan (Doubles), India's Arathi Sunil/Nelakurthi Reddy go down 15-21, 6-21 to Japan's 15-21, 6-21. 

# India 1-1 Japan!

20 August 2018, 08:52 AM

Rowing, Men's Lightweight Single Sculls (Heats): India's Dushyant clocks 7:43.08 in the Heats and storms into the Final round

20 August 2018, 08:47 AM

Tennis, Women's Singles (Round of 32): Ankita Raina takes on Indonesia's Beatrice Gumulya. 

20 August 2018, 08:42 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India vs Japan (Doubles), Japan's Fukushima. S/ HirotaS lead India's Arathi Sunil/Nelakurthi Reddy 11-6 at the break. 

 

 

 

20 August 2018, 08:34 AM

Shooting,  10m Air Rifle (Men): Ravi Kumar (626.7) and Deepak Kumar (626.3) qualify for the final round! Ravi Kumar and Deepak Kumar had finished on the 4th and 5th place respectively. 

20 August 2018, 08:18 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India vs Japan, PV Sindhu outclasses World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi in straight games  21-18, 21-19. India off to a great start! 

India 1-0 Japan. 

 

20 August 2018, 08:16 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India vs Japan. PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi 19-19. 

 

 

 

20 August 2018, 08:02 AM

Swimming, Men's 50m Backstroke (Heat 1)- Great start for India! Srihari Nataraj clocks 26.19 to finish 1st in the Heats. Arvind Mani takes the 2nd spot with a time of 26.58

20 August 2018, 07:57 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India vs Japan, PV Sindhu smashes beautifully to win the first game. Sindhu gets the better of dangerous Akane Yamaguchi 21-18 in the first set.

# PV Sindhu 1-0 Akane Yamaguchi!

 

20 August 2018, 07:44 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India vs Japan, PV Sindhu leads Akane Yamaguchi 11-10 at the break. 

 

20 August 2018, 07:40 AM

Badminton, Women's Team Quarterfinals: India vs Japan, PV Sindhu takes on World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi. 

20 August 2018, 07:10 AM

India's schedule for the day:

 

7.30 AM - Badminton: Women's team quarterfinals, India vs Japan 

7.30 AM - Rowing (Heats): Dushyant 

7.30 AM - Sepaktakraw:  Men's Team Regu Preliminary Group B, India vs Iran 

7.30 AM - Shooting (Medal event): Trap  Qualification (Men) - Day 2
Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Lakshay 

7.30AM - Swimming (Medal Event), Men's 800m Freestyle: Advait Page - Heat 1

7.30 AM - Wushu, Men's Sanda - 56 kg Round of 16: Santosh Kumar vs Wazea Zaid Ali (Yemen) 

8.30 AM - Women's Basketball 5x5 Preliminary: Group A - Game 7, Unified Korea vs India

8.30 AM - Rowing (Heats), Men's Quadruple Sculls India 

8.30 AM - Taekwondo, Women 53kg Round of 16: Latika Bhandari vs To-Be-Announced 

8.30 AM - Tennis, Men's Singles Round of 32: - Prabhakharan Gunneswaran Prajnesh vs Fitriadi M Rfiqi (Indonesia)

8.30 AM - Tennis, Men's Doubles Round of 32: RM Bopanna, Sharan D vs (Indonesia) Susanto Da, Susanto IA

- Sumit Nagal, Ramanathan R vs (Nepal)  Bajracharya SB, Bastola A

8.30 AM - Women's Singles Round of 32: - Gumulya Beatrice (Indonesia) vs Raina Ankita 

- Thandi Kamran Kaur vs Altansarnai Jargal (Mongolia)

8.50 AM - Rowing (Heats), Women's Four Heats 

9.30 AM - Handball (Men), Main Round: Group 3 - Match 2, India vs Malaysia 
Mixed Singles Round of 32 

10.30 AM - Sepaktakraw, Women's Team Regu Preliminary Group A: India vs Laos

10.30 AM - Tennis, Women's Doubles Round of 32: Raina AR, PG Thombare vs Khan SM, Suhail U (Pakistan) 

12.30 PM - Badminton, Men's team quarterfinals: India vs Indonesia

2.00 PM - Volleyball, Men's tournament Preliminary: Pool F match 1, India vs Hong Kong China 

2.30 PM - Kabaddi, Men's Team Group A - Game 5: India vs Korea 

6.30 PM - Hockey, Men's tournament Pool A: India vs Indonesia 

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