Asian Games 2014 Day 10: Sania Mirza-Saketh Myneni win gold in mixed doubles, Seema Punia bags discus goldhttps://indianexpress.com/article/sports/sport-others/asian-games-2014-day-10-live-after-mixed-bronze-sania-mirza-eyes-gold/

Asian Games 2014 Day 10: Sania Mirza-Saketh Myneni win gold in mixed doubles, Seema Punia bags discus gold

Sania-Saketh defeated top-seeded pair to win gold, Seema gave India day's first gold.

Seema ran away with the gold with a best throw of 61.03m in the women's discus throw final while team-mate Krishna Poonia finished fourth. (Source: AP)
Seema ran away with the gold with a best throw of 61.03m in the women’s discus throw final while team-mate Krishna Poonia finished fourth. (Source: AP)

GOLD NUMBER SIX FOR INDIA! Saina Mirza-Saketh Myneni win mixed doubles GOLD in Tennis

Discus Throw: GOLD number five! India’s Seema Punia wins GOLD in women’s discus throw

Hockey: India lose 1-3 to South Korea in women’s semi-final

Boxing: Disappointing day for boxers as only Vikas Krishan makes quarters, Mandeep bows out

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Wrestling: India’s Narsingh edges Japan’s Shimoda in a thrilling contest to bag the bronze medal

Wrestling: Bajrang settles for silver after going down to Iran’s Masoud in the gold medal clash in the 61kg category

Colour improved! Bajrang improves the colour of his medal to silver after the win over Noriyuki of Japan in the 61kg semis. He will now battle it out for gold later in the day

Tennis (men’s doubles): India’s Sanam Singh & Saketh Myneni settle for silver after losing to Yongkyu Lim & Hyeon Chung of Korea. The Indian duo went down 5-7, 6-7 (2-7)

Kabaddi (men’s): India thrash Thailand 66-27 to register their second win on the trot

Wrestling: Pawan Kumar loses to Feng Zhang of China and is out of medal contention now

Wrestling: Narsingh Yadav beats Kambarov in 74kg repechage to move into the bronze medal round

Wrestling: Narsingh and Pawan are through to the repechage round for bronze in their respective categories

ANOTHER MEDAL ASSURED After trailing 3-6, Bajrang Kumar pulls off a sensational comeback to beat Tajakistan’s Farkhodi Usmonzoda 17-7 in the 61kg quarter-final. He’s into the semis now

Boxing: Vikas Krishan beats Azamat Kanybek in convincing fashion to enter middleweight quarters

Wrestling: Pawan Kumar goes down 0-10 to Iran’s Meisam Mostafajoukar in the quarters. Pawan can have another shot if Meisam reaches the final

Wrestling: India’s Pawan Kumar sees off Nepal’s Sumir Kumar in under one minute to progress in the 86 kg category. The Indian wrestler earned his 10 points in a hurry!

Wrestling: After leading 2-0, India’s Narsingh Yadav concedes three points to lose the 74kg contest 3-2 against Uzbekistan’s Rashid Kurbanov. The Indian, though, still has a glimmer of hope if Rashid reaches the final

Wrestling: India’s Bajrang Kumar progresses after the new ruling comes to his rescue. Bajrang was tied at 5-5 with his Mongolian opponent Tumenbileg, but advanced in the 61kg freestyle category as he earned the last points

Table Tennis: After mixed doubles loss, the Indian pair of Poulami and Ankit Das beat Pakistan’s Rahila Kashif and Shabnam Bilal

Canoeing: Gaurav Tomar finishes seventh in 1000m men’s category

Table Tennis: Achanta Sharath Kamal and Poulomi Ghatak lose their mixed doubles contest

Basketball: India women’s team to play Kazakhstan for 5-6 play-off after defeating Mongolia in 5-8 play-off 

India's kabaddi team celebrate their win over Thailand (Source: AP)
India’s kabaddi team celebrate their win over Thailand (Source: AP)

Athletics: Swapna Barman and Susmita Singha Roy end fifth and ninth in long jump

Day 9 recap

Yogeshwar ends long wait: On Sunday, the grappler defeated Tajikistan’s Zalimkhan Yusupov in a thrilling final to finish on top of the podium in the 65 kg weight category in Incheon. In doing so, the London Olympics bronze medallist ended India’s 28-year wait for an Asian Games wrestling gold medal.

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The giant step: Khushbir scripts history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a medal in race walk in the Asian Games.

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Boxers assure medals: Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom led the charge as Indian women boxers packed a powerful punch by assuring themselves of medals in each of the three weight categories.

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