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Asian Games 2018: Indian hockey team defeats Hong Kong by 26-0

Meanwhile, India has jumped one place to sixth courtesy Rahi Jeevan Sarnobat's gold medal in the Women's 25m Pistol event. India now has 4 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals in total.

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 22 Aug 2018, 15:09:01
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Jakarta: The Indian Hockey Team today defeated Hong Kong by an outstanding 26-0. It saw 4 players claim hat-tricks and a sublime team effort to achieve the large score-line on August 22. 

Meanwhile, India has jumped one place to sixth courtesy Rahi Jeevan Sarnobat's gold medal in the Women's 25m Pistol event. India now has 4 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals in total.

Saurabh Chaudhary, who is just 16, clinched gold in men's 10m air pistol shooting. Fellow shooter Abhishek Verma bagged bronze in the same category.
   
The 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary shot a total of 240.7 to claim the top honours at the JSC - Shooting Range. Saurabh Chaudhary's show was also an Asian Games record in 10m air pistol event.

Abhishek Verma shot a total of 219.3 to settle with a bronze. Tomoyuki Matsuda of Japan secured the silver with 239.7.


First Published: 22 Aug 2018, 15:06:10

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