Vinesh Phogat on Monday became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian Games gold after she defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie in the 50 kilogram women’s Freestyle final. This was India’s second gold after wrestler Bajrang Punia bagged one in men’s 65kg on Sunday. With this, India rose to the seventh spot in the Asian Games medal tally with 2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze. India’s shooter Lakshay Sheoran won the silver medal by finishing second, while compatriot Manavjit Singh Sandhu finished fifth in the men’s trap final. India’s men’s badminton team lost 1-3 to hosts Indonesia in the quarter-finals. India’s quadruple sculls team and Dushyant entered the finals in rowing competitions. Dushyant topped Heat 1 of the men’s lightweight single sculls with a timing of 7:43.08 minutes to make it to the final. India were assured of its first-ever medal in Sepaktakraw as they entered the semi-finals of the mens team Regu event after finishing second in Group B. There are only six teams in the competition, which means India is assured of a medal as the losing semi-finalists will get bronze. In the preliminary round, India got the better of Iran 2-1, later losing to Indonesia 3-0. They qualified for the last four stage as the second best team in their group


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