After a day where India bagged two gold and two bronze medals, the focus now shifts to the 3rd official day of Asian Games 2023. While the Indian men’s team of Rudranksh Patil, Aishwary Tomar and Divyansh Panwar won gold medal in 10m air rifle team event which proved to be India’s first ever gold medal in the event. The Indian cricket team followed it up with a top performance against Sri Lanka pipping them by 19 runs to bag top honors.
However, there were also some heartbreaks as top seed pair of Rohan Bopanna and Yuki Bhambri were knocked out in men’s tennis courtesy 3-6, 3-6 second round loss against Uzbekistan pair of Sergey Fomin and Khumoyun Sultanov.
The onus will be on shooters to bag more medals and take India’s medal tally forward on day 3. Indian boxers will also eye glory to book their spot in the next round. Indian tennis athletes will also eye spot in the next rounds. India will take on Pakistan as the two arch rivals continue their rivalry in Volleyball this time. Indian men’s hockey team will take the ground in their second pool stage match. Here’s the schedule of Indian contingent on 26 September 2023.
Men’s 51-57kg round of 32- Sachin(India) vs Udin Asri(Indonesia)- 12:30 PM
Men’s 92+kg round of 16- Narender(India) vs Uulu Elchoro(Kyrgyzstan) from 6:15 PM
Dressage Prix St. Georges Team and Individual- India from 5:30 AM
Street Fighter V: Champion Edition Round of 32 Match 2- Mayank Prajapati(India) vs Faud Talal(Saudi Arabia) from 7:20 AM
Street Fighter V: Champion Edition Round of 32 Match 13- Ayan Biswas(India) vs Khanh Nguyen(Vietnam) from 7:20 AM
Men’s pool A- India vs Singapore from 6:30 AM
Skeet-75 men’s qualification phase 1- Gurjoat Singh Khangura, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Anant Jeet Singh from 6:30 AM
Skeet-75 men’s team phase 1- Gurjoat Singh Khangura, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Anant Jeet Singh from 6:30 AM
Skeet women’s qualification (75 targets) stage 1- Ganemat Sekhon, Darshana Rathore, Parinaaz Dhaliwal from 6:30 AM
Skeet-75 women’s team (phase 1)- Ganemat Sekhon, Darshana Rathore, Parinaaz Dhaliwal from 6:30 AM
25m women’s pistol qualification precision- Manu Bhaker, Rhythm Sangwan and Esha Singh from 6:30 AM
25m women’s pistol team precision- Manu Bhaker, Rhythm Sangwan and Esha Singh from 6:30 AM
10m air rifle mixed team qualifications- TBD from 6:30 AM
Men’s team Pool A- India vs Singapore from 7:30 AM
Women’s team Pool B- India vs Pakistan from 7:30 AM
Men’s team Pool A- India vs Qatar from 4:30 PM
Women’s 100m freestyle heat 4- Shivangi Sarma from 7:45 AM*, final from 5 PM(subject to qualification)
Women’s 200m backstroke heat 2- Palak Joshi from 8:12 AM*, final from 5:16 PM(subject to qualification)
Men’s 4x100m men’s freestyle relay heat 1- India represented by Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj, Likith Selvaraj, Tanish George from 9:05 AM, final from 6:31 PM(subject to qualification)
5-6 classification match- India vs Pakistan from 4 PM