Live updates of the Asian Games 2018 Day 12: The Indian men's hockey team will look to add to the medal count

Asian Games 2018 Live Updates Day 12: Indian men

Asian Games 2018: The Indian men's hockey team will try to reserve a final place. © AFP


On the 11th, Arpinder Singh and Swapna Barman added a golden color to the medal count of the Asian Games of India in 2018. Arpinder claimed the men's triple jump gold medal with a jump of 16.77 meters, while Swapna Barman registered 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.

Live updates of the Asian Games 2018, Day 12 directly from Jakarta, Indonesia

07:07 IST: In Athletics, the Indian Sandeep Kumar has been disqualified from the 50km male walk.

07:05 IST: Hello and welcome to the live blog of Day 12 of the Asian Games.

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. The Indian men's table tennis team lost 0-3 against South Korea in the semifinal and took home the bronze medal. The archery teams composed of women and men also added silver medals on Tuesday.

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