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Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Highlights: Vinesh Phogat wins gold; Deepak Kumar, Lakshay Sheoran take silver

Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Highlights: India added three more medals to its kitty at the Asian Games - one gold and two silver medals.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: August 20, 2018 8:28:25 pm
Asian games 2018 Live Day 2 Vinesh Phogat of India celebrates after winning gold medal. (REUTERS)

Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Highlights: The focus remained on wrestlers and shooters at the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang and they didn’t disappoint. In the morning, Deepak Kumar won a silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle category and later, Lakshay Sheoran added another medal from the ranges in the trap event. But the highlight of the day was Vinesh Phogat creating history with first-ever gold medal for an Indian female wrestler at the Asian Games. In other key results, both men and women’s badminton teams lost, men’s kabaddi team were stunned by Korea. Later in the day, the men’s hockey team thrashed Indonesia 17-0 in their opener. (Day 2 Schedule | Medal Tally)

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Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Highlights and updates from Day 2 in Hindi

Highlights

    19:55 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Hockey Result

    Simranjeet Singh and Amit Rohidas add to the tally and put their name on the scoresheet in free scoring game. India now 17-0 up against Indonesia! And that's how it finishes. INDIA 17-0 INDONESIA!

    19:47 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Wushu Result

    India's Santosh Kumar beats Yemen's Zaid Ali Wazea 2-0 in Men's Sanda -56kg Round of 16

    19:46 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Hockey Live

    INDIA 15-0 INDONESIA! Into the fourth quarter and soon after restart, Mandeep scores. Three minutes later, he adds another to make it 15-0 in India's favour!

    19:36 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Hockey Live

    INDIA 13-0 INDONESIA IN THE THIRD QUARTER! Not a typo. India lead Indonesia 13-0 in the third quarter with Harmanpreet Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Simranjeet Singh and Lalit Kumar adding to the tally.

    19:19 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Hockey Live

    This is getting embarrassing and tragic for Indonesia. Goals from Vivek Sagar, Mandeep Singh and Dilpreet Singh make it 9-0! And it's not even half time!

    19:16 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Wrestling Live

    No medals for Pooja Dhanda or Sakshi Malik in their respective bronze medal matches. Pooja losing 6-1 and Sakshi losing 2-12 on technical superiority. 

    19:08 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Hockey Live

    Sardar Singh makes it 6-0 to India in the 24th minute and much like the women's match, this is turning into a walk in the park

    19:05 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Hockey Live

    Raining goals on the hockey pitch! Ball comes to Dilpreet whose fantastic positioning helps him score past a goal crowded with Indonesian defenders. India 3-0 Indonesia. Akashdeep and Simranjeet add to the tally to make it 5-0. 

    19:01 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Gymnastics result

    Heartbreak for India in gymnastics. The men miss out on team final by just 0.35 points (Iran - 230.30 - 8th; India - 229.95 - 9th).  Also Yogeshwar finishes 10th and misses out on vault final

    18:40 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Hockey Live

    The Indian men's hockey team begins their campaign as defending champions against hosts Indonesia. A gold will give them a direct ticket to the Tokyo Olympics. The women's team had begun with a 8-0 hammering of Indonesia on Day 1. Hasn't taken India long to score. Rupinder Pal Singh scores from a PC in the first minute itself. India 1 - 0 Indonesia. Moments later, he scores from a penalty stroke and India lead Indonesia 2-0.

    17:58 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Wrestling Live

    Vinesh Phogat wins the gold medal in 50kg freestyle by beating Japan's Yuki Irie 6-2. India's second gold medal at the Asian Games and this is a historic medal for India. A first in women's wrestling in the continental event!

    17:51 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Wrestling Live

    Medal matches underway on the wrestling mat. First up is Vinesh Phogat in the gold medal match. [Follow live]

    17:25 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Tennis Result

    In Men's doubles Round of 32, Sumit Nagal and Ramkumar Ramanathan win 6-1, 6-1 over Nepal's Bajracharya and Bastola.

    India on the tennis court today:

    Ankita Raina won 6-2, 6-4

    Karman Kaur Thandi won 6-1, 6-0

    Prajnesh Gunneswaran won 6-2, 6-0

    Ramkumar Ramanathan won 6-0, 7-6

    Ankita Raina/Prarthana Thombare won 6-0, 6-0

    Bhosale/Yadlapalli vs Plipuech/Lertpitaksinchai

    Bopanna/Divij vs Susanto/Susanto

    Sumit Nagal/Ramkumar Ramanathan won 6-1, 6-1

    17:00 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Volleyball Result

    In Men's Pool F match, India beat Hong Kong 27-25, 25-22, 25-19. This was India's first match of the Games

    16:38 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Badminton Result

    Indonesia beat India 3-1 in the men's team badminton quarterfinals. Only HS Prannoy able to win his match

    16:31 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Tennis Results

    In men's singles, Prajnesh Gunneswaran beats Indonesia's Rifqi 6-2, 6-0. And in women's doubles, Ankita Raina and Prarthana Thombare beat Pakistan's SM Khan and Suhail 6-0, 6-0

    16:11 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Badminton Live

    With Indonesia leading India 2-1, Manu Attri-Sumeeth Reddy face Indonesia's Muhammad Ardianto-Fajar Alfian in the men's doubles tie to try and level things. First game to the Indonesian pairing 21-14

    15:49 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Badminton Live

    HS Prannoy keeps India alive! INDIA 1-2 INDONESIA in the men's team badminton event. Wins it 21-15, 19-21, 21-19

    15:30 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Badminton Live

    HS Prannoy drops the second game 19-21 and he's now headed to a decider. A must win game for Prannoy and for India

    15:27 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Wrestling Live

    Sumit Malik beats Kazakh wrestler Oleg Boltin 7-0 in Repechage round 2 of 125kg freestyle. He will now compete for the bronze medal

    15:19 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Kabaddi result

    UPSET! India have been beaten by South Korea in the men's kabaddi match. India had a woeful start and played with their backs against the wall. Korea held through and win 24-23. A raid attempt at the end didn't work out and India go down in what is a big, big result

    15:13 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live updates: Shooting Live

    Lakshay Sheoran wins Silver medal in Men's Trap event. Finishes with 43 points behind Kunpi Yang of Chinese Taipei who sets a Games Record of 48 points

    15:06 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live updates: Shooting Live

    Manovjit Singh Sandhu finishes fourth with 26 shots. Lakshay goes on and will win at least a bronze medal

    15:03 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live updates: Shooting Live

    In the Men's Trap Final, Lakshay is in second position, Manavjit fourth after 30 shots. Four shooters left in the fray. 

    15:02 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Badminton Live

    HS Prannoy leads the third match of the tie against Indonesia. He wins the opening game 21-15. India need to win all three matches to stay alive

    14:59 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Kabaddi Live

    Two minutes into the second half and India still trail South Korea 16-14. The South Koreans were pipped as one of the few teams that could challenge and even outclass India. 

    14:49 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live updates: Shooting Live

    In the Men's Trap Final, after 16 shots, Lakshya is in joint lead with 15 while Manavjit has 13/17. Things become clearer after 20 shots

    14:45 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Bajrang Punia on gold medal

    Bajrang Punia tweets: "This medal is a result of hard work of many months. I would like to thank SAI, WFI and TOPs for their big contribution. I am thankful to my OGQ family for providing coaching from Emzarios Bentinidis, physio Sumya, Shubham and nutritionist Tajinder who are always there to support"

    14:45 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Kabaddi Live

    India vs South Korea Men's Group A match: India are fighting back from a rather disastrous start to the first half. Currently trail 10-13. 

    14:31 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Tennis Live

    In men's singles, Ramanathan Ramkumar has won his opening round in a rather lopsided performance. 6-0, 7-6 against Womg Hong Kit from Hong Kong

    14:30 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Badminton Live

    INDONESIA 2-0 INDIA! Indonesia take a 2-0 lead in the men's team badminton event. Chirag Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy had won the opening game 21-19 before the Indonesians came back to win 21-19 and 21-16. 

    14:26 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Wrestling Live

    Sakshi Malik goes down battling to Aisuluu Tynybekova from Kyrgyzstan. She loses 7-8 in a thrilling bout. Next on the mat, Vinesh Phogat wins 10-0 over Yakhshimuratova Dauletbike and is through to the finals. A medal assured for India!

    14:22 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live updates: Shooting Live

    Both Manavjit Singh Sandhu, 42, and Lakshay, 20, are through to the final of Men's Trap event. They finish first and fourth respectively with scores of 119 each. Top four shooters had all scored 119 points before the shoot out decided the ranking

    14:11 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Wrestling Live

    Pooja Dhanda loses in semifinals of her 57kg bout against North Korea's Myong Suk Jong 0-10. She is still in fray for bronze medal via Repechage

    13:48 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Wrestling Live

    Sakshi Malik is into the semifinals of the 62kg category with comprehensive 10-0 win over Kazakh grappler Ayaulym Kassymova. Technical superiority for Sakshi Malik. With that, three of four women who took the mat today are into the semifinals. 

    13:39 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Badminton Live

    Match point for Genting. One saved by Srikanth with a lovely angled drop shot but can't save the next. The crowd cheers in approval as Indonesia take a 1-0 lead over India in the men's team event. Ginting winning 23-21, 20-22, 21-10

    13:33 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Badminton Live

    Srikanth's attempted drop shot doesn't come off and the shuttle fails to topple over. The streak is broken with Genting sending his shot long. 18-8

    13:32 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Badminton Live

    All Indonesia and Ginting in the third and final game. He's taken a 16-7 as Srikanth's push effort sails wide. Make that 17-7 with a defiant smash by Ginting across Srikanth

    13:28 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Tennis Live

    In men's singles, Ramanathan Ramkumar clinches first set 6-0 in 22 minutes against Womg Hong Kit from Hong Kong. And in women's singles, Karman Kaur Thandi destroys Altansarnai Jargal of Mongolia 6-1, 6-0. 

    13:28 (IST)20 Aug 2018
    Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Live Updates: Wrestling Live

    Pooja Dhanda defeats Nabira Esenbaeva from Uzbekistan 12-1 in the women's 57kg category to move into the semifinals. 

    Shreyasi Singh is just three shots behind Kazakhstan's Mariya Dmitriyenko, with a total of 71. (Source: File)

    A gold and a bronze is what India got on Day 1 of the 2018 Asian Games. Shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar won bronze in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team on Sunday to open India's account. Later in the day, Bajrang Punia went on a hot streak that saw him storm into men's 65 kg freestyle wrestling category. He beat Japan's Takatani Daichi 11-8 in what was a brilliant final bout and brought India's first gold medal of the event. On Day 2, it is the turn of the female wrestlers, led by Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat, to add to India's tally. Shooters Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Shreyasi Singh, Ravi Kumar, Deepak Kumar, Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan are gunning for medals in the shooting events.