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Stunning start for India, as rowers bag 1 gold, 2 bronze

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Jakarta , Aug 24, 2018 : Gold followed two bronze and day 6 has got off to a blazing start for the rowers. After a heartbreaking day 5, India finally finish on the podium with Dushyant finishing third with a time of 7:18.76. Bhagwan Singh and Rohit Kumar then doubled the joy as they bagged bronze in men’s lightweight double sculls.

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India will also be aiming for gold medals in kabaddi and tennis on Day 6 of Asian Games 2018. The Indian women’s kabaddi team, who defeated Chinese Taipei in the semi-final, will face Iran in the summit clash. In tennis, the men’s doubles team of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan registered a hard fought victory to enter the tennis final and on Friday, they will have a brilliant chance of adding another gold to India’s tally. On Day 5, shooter Shardul Vihan bagged silver in Men’s Double Trap while Indian men’s kabaddi team failed to enter the final for the first time since 1990.

Bopanna/Sharan are fighting it out for gold. Ankita Raina has received her bronze medal.

The action now shifts to the final of men’s doubles. Bopanna and Sharan and their charge for GOLD about to begin.

courtesy: HT