India won its first gold medal on the day in Equestrian, with the dressage team securing a historic top-podium finish, beating the likes of China and Hong Kong, China. The quartet of Sudipti Hajela, Divyakriti Singh, Hriday Vipul Chheda, and Anush Agarwalla scored a total of 209.205 to win gold. Earlier in the day, Neha Thakur opened India's medal account on the day with a silver in sailing.
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The Indian women's cricket team has etched its name in the history books. The Harmanpreet Kaur-led team thumped Sri Lanka by 19 runs in the final to clinch India's first gold medal in the sport at the Asian Games. This is India's second gold medal at the Asian Games 2023. So far, India have won 11 medals. Earlier, India's 10m men's air rifle team earned the side's first gold medal.
President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian Army as well as prominent personalities congratulated athlete Neeraj Chopra for winning a historic gold in men's javelin at the World Athletics Championship 2023. Neeraj created history by becoming the first Indian to win gold at the World Athletics Championships. The athlete once again created history and brought glory to the nation.
Jyothi Yarraji opened India's gold medal account in the Asian Athletics Championships by winning the women's 100m hurdles race and clinching her maiden top finish in a major international event. The 23-year-old Yarraji clocked 13.09 seconds to win the final race ahead of two Japanese runners Terada Asuka (13.13s) and Aoki Masumi (13.26s) on a rain-drenched track at the Supachalasai Stadium. Yarraji's national record stands at 12.82 seconds.… read-more
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Indian paddlers Payas Jain and Yashaswini Ghorpade defeated the Chinese duo of Han Xinyuan and Qin Yuxuan 3-2 in a thrilling finals of Asian Junior and Cadet Championships in Laos. The Indian players scored 11-9, 11-1, 10-12, 7-11, and 11-8, and secured a gold medal for India. Furthermore, this was the first gold medal that the Indian juniors have won in an Asian Championships.
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Linthoi Chanambam, an Indian judoka, made history by winning the country's first-ever gold medal in any age group at the Cadet World Championships in Sarajevo, beating Brazil's Bianca Reis in the women's 57 kg division. On August 26, she defeated her Brazilian opponent 1-0 in the gold medal final. It is India's first gold medal at the World Championships in any age group, whether cadet, junior, or senior.
Indian player Lakshya Sen followed PV Sindhu in winning the badminton men's singles final gold with a win over Ng Tze Yong of Malaysia at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on August 8. Lakshya made it to the men's singles final after beating Jia Heng Teh of Singapore in the semifinal and won a gold medal at the CWG, in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom.
India's PV Sindhu added a Commonwealth Singles gold medal to her collection on August 8 with a victory against Canada's Michelle Li in the final. The Indian world number seven defeated her 13th-ranked opponent. "I had been waiting for this gold for a long time and finally I have got it. I am super happy. Thanks to the crowd, they made… read-more
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The India lawn bowls team bagged a historic gold medal for the nation at the Commonwealth Games. On August 2, the women's lawn bowl squad made India proud, after it secured the gold medal against South Africa, in finals. The Indian quartet of Lovely Choubey (lead), Pinki (second), Nayanmoni Saikia (third) and Rupa Rani Tirkey (slip) beat South Africa 17-10 in the women's fours final, at the CWG 2022.
Known as 'queen of athletics' Bhagwani Devi, 94-years-old, bagged a gold medal for India, at the World Masters Athletics Championships held in Tampere, Finland. On July 12, Devi competed in the 100m sprint event with a timing of 24.74 seconds and secured a gold medal. She also won a bronze medal in the Shot Put event in Finland. Th… read-more
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