The Indian men’s trap team shooting team of Kynan Darius Chenai, Zoravar Singh Sandhu, and Prithviraj Tondaiman won gold on October 1, 2023, at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China. The team scored a total of 361 points to finish ahead of the silver medal-winning team from Kuwait (352 points) and the bronze medal-winning team from China (346 points).
Chenai and Sandhu also qualified for the individual final of the men’s trap shooting event, which will be held on October 2, 2023.
This is India’s sixth gold medal in shooting at the Asian Games 2023. The team has also won three silver medals and two bronze medals in shooting so far.
Aditi Ashok Wins Silver in Women’s Golf at Asian Games 2023
Indian golfer Aditi Ashok won silver on October 1, 2023, at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China. She shot a four-round total of 10-under 278, which was two shots behind gold medalist Jin Young Ko of South Korea.
Ashok had a strong finish to the tournament, carding rounds of 69 and 68 on the final two days. She finished in fifth place after the third round, but she moved up to second place on the final day thanks to her strong play.
This is Ashok’s second medal at the Asian Games. She won bronze in the individual event at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.
China Leads the Medal Tally at Asian Games 2023
China is leading the medal tally at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China, with over 200 gold medals won so far. Japan is in second place with over 150 gold medals, and South Korea is in third place with over 100 gold medals.
China has been dominant in a number of sports at the Asian Games, including swimming, diving, gymnastics, and weightlifting. The Chinese team has also won a number of medals in shooting and athletics.
The Asian Games 2023 will conclude on October 15, 2023. It remains to be seen whether China will be able to maintain its lead at the top of the medal tally, but the team is certainly the favorite to win the most gold medals.
New Sports Make Their Debut at Asian Games 2023
The Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China, features a number of new sports, including esports, breaking, and parkour. These sports have been popular with fans and have helped to attract a new audience to the Asian Games.
Esports is a form of competition where players compete against each other in video games. Breaking, also known as breakdancing, is a form of street dance that involves acrobatic moves. Parkour is a sport that involves moving through an environment using only one’s body, without the use of any equipment.
The inclusion of these new sports at the Asian Games 2023 is a sign of the changing landscape of the Olympic movement. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been looking to add more youth-oriented and spectator-friendly sports to the Olympic program.
Upsets Shake Up the Competition at Asian Games 2023
There have been a few upsets at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China. For example, the South Korean men’s basketball team, which is the defending champion, was eliminated in the quarterfinals by the Chinese team.
The South Korean team was heavily favored to win the gold medal, but they were unable to overcome a strong Chinese team. The Chinese team played with great energy and intensity, and they were able to hit some big shots down the stretch to secure the victory.