On Day 11, Arpinder Singh and Swapna Barman added golden hue to India Asian Games 2018 medal tally. Arpinder claimed the men’s triple jump gold medal with a jump of 16.77 metres while Swapna Barman recorded over 6000 points to claim the heptathlon gold. Dutee Chand won a silver in the women’s 200 metres, while the table tennis mixed doubles pair of Manika Batra and Achanta Sharath Kamal registered a bronze medal. Swapna Barman held a slender 63-point lead over her Chinese rival Wang Qingling after the end of six events on Tuesday. All she had to do in the 800 metres, the last event, was to stay within 4 seconds of Wang’s time. But Swapna beat Wang to the tape and sealed off the gold medal.
Live updates of Asian Games 2018, Day 12 straight from Jakarta, Indonesia
09:23 IST: In Judo, India’s Harshdeep Singh loses to Lee Seung-Su of Korea in men’s -81kg elimination Round of 16.
09:20 IST: In Canoe, India’s Gaurav Tomar and Sunil Singh finish sixth in men’s 1000m Double (C2) final.
08:53 IST: In Canoe/Kayak, India’s Naocha Singh Laitonjam and Ching Arambam finish last in men’s 1000m Double (K2) finals.
08:12 IST: In Judo, India’s Harshdeep Singh beats Sri Lanka’s Rajith Pushpa Kumara to enter men’s -81kg Round of 16.
08:10 IST: In Cycling Track, India’s Deborah Deborah and Aleena Reji qualify for women’s sprint 1/8 finals.
08:07 IST: In Judo,India’s Harshdeep Singh is up against Sri Lanka’s Rajitha Pushpa Kumara in men’s -81kg elimination Round of 32.
07:56 IST: In Cycling Track, India’s Aleena Reji clocks 12.339 in Women’s Sprint qualification.
07:50 IST: In Cycling Track, Women’s Sprint qualification involving India’s Aleena Reji and Deborah Deborah begins.
07:48 IST: In Cycling Track, India’s Manjeet Singh finishes 16th in Men’s Omnium Scratch race.
07:34 IST: In Cycling Track, Men’s Omnium Scratch Race involving India’s Manjeet Singh begins.
07:30 IST: In Kayak, India’s Soniya Devi Phairembam finish last in women’s 500m Single (K1) final.
07:17 IST: In Kayak, India finish last in men’s 500m four (K4) final. Kazakhstan won gold while Republic of Korea got silver and Iran took home the bronze.
07:12 IST: In Canoe, India’s Inaocha Devi and Anjali Bashishth finish eighth in women’s 500m
double (C2) final.
07:07 IST: In Athletics, India’s Sandeep Kumar has been disqualified from Men’s 50km walk.
07:05 IST: Hello and welcome to the live blog of the Day 12 of the Asian Games.
Arpinder Singh had a no jump off his first attempt but then set the ball rolling with a jump of 16.77 metres with his third attempt, which was good enough to get him the gold. India had a fine outing on Day 10 Manjit Singh and Jinson Johnson had recorded a sensational 1-2 in the men’s 800-metre. PV Sindhu won silver in the women’s singles in badminton as Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying reiterated her dominance over the Indian. India also won silver in the 4×400-metre mixed relay, which marked India’s 50th medal on the medal tally. The Indian men’s table tennis team lost 0-3 to South Korea in the semi-final and took home the bronze medal. The women’s and men’s compound archery teams also added silver medals earlier on Tuesday.