Asian Games 2018 Medal Tally Day 12: Women's 1600-meter relay team, Jinson Johnson Add to Gold Tally

Asian Games 2018 Medal Tally Day 12: Women

The 4×400 meters relay quartet of the Indian women of Hima Das, M. Poovamma, Saritaben Gayakwad and V. Vismaya won a sensational gold medal while Jinson Johnson added another gold medal to the Asian Games of 2018 on the 12th. event when he won the 1500 meter man with a good tactical race. The 4×400 meter men's team also added a small amount to the medal count while two more medals came from the track and field events, while Seema Punia took the bronze in the women's record while Chitra Unnikrishnan finished with bronze in the 1500 meters female. With these medals, India's medal count rose to 59, with 13 gold, 21 silver and 25 bronze medals.

On the 11th, Arpinder Singh and Swapna Barman added gold color to India's medal count on Day 11 of competitions. Arpinder claimed the men's triple jump gold medal with a jump of 16.77 meters, while Swapna Barman recorded more than 6000 points to claim the heptathlon gold. Dutee Chand won a silver medal in the women's 200 meters, while Manika Batra and Achanta Sharath Kamal's double pair of table tennis doubles earned a bronze medal.

Swapna Barman had a slim 63-point lead over Chinese rival Wang Qingling after the end of six events on Tuesday. All he had to do in the 800 meters, the last event, was to stay within 4 seconds of Wang's time. But Swapna beat Wang the tape and sealed the gold medal.

Arpinder Singh did not make a jump on his first attempt, but then rolled the ball with a jump of 16.77 meters with his third attempt, which was good enough to give him the gold.

India had a good performance in Day 10 Manjit Singh and Jinson Johnson recorded a sensational 1-2 in the men's 800 meters. PV Sindhu won silver in the women's singles in badminton as Tai Tzu Ying from Chinese Taipei reiterated his dominance over the Indian.

India also won silver in the mixed 4×400 meters relay, which marked India's 50th medal medal count.

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