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Asian Games – 2018: City skater finishes eighth
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Asian Games – 2018: City skater finishes eighth

Dr. Varsha S. Puranik from city, representing India in the just concluded Jakarta Asian Games 2018 in the Women’s Roller Skating event, secured the eighth place in the 20km Road Race. Taipei’s Li Mengchu won gold with a timing of 44:50.992s. Guo Dan of China secured silver (44:50.992s), while Taipei’s Yang Hochen secured bronze (44:51.68s)….

India ends Asian Games campaign with 69 medals
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India ends Asian Games campaign with 69 medals

Jakarta: Indian boxer Amit Panghal opened India’s medal tally on Day 14 of the Asian Games 2018 by winning a gold in men’s Light Fly (49kg) event. Amit beat 2016 Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan via a 3-2 split verdict. By virtue of this win, Amit also gave India their first gold in boxing…

Asian Games – 2018: Dark Horse Manjit gallops to Gold
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Asian Games – 2018: Dark Horse Manjit gallops to Gold

Jakarta: Dark horse Manjit Singh came from nowhere to snatch the men’s 800m gold for the biggest medal of his life but finals continued to be a riddle for P.V. Sindhu, taking some sheen off her historic silver at the 18th Asian Games, on Tuesday. Unexpected haul of a silver and a bronze in Kurash,…

Asian Games-2018: Toor clinches men’s shot-put gold
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Asian Games-2018: Toor clinches men’s shot-put gold

Jakarta/ Palembang: Tajinderpal Singh Toor clinched the men’s Shot Put gold with a record-shattering throw to open India’s medal account in athletics in the Asian Games on Saturday. The 23-year-old Toor sent the iron ball to a national record distance of 20.75m to win his maiden Asian Games medal on the opening day of the…

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