Good day for India in athletics as Hima Das, Muhammad Anas, Dutee Chand win silver; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu assured of medal [Photos]

India won as many as three silvers in the athletics events on Day 8 of the Asian Games 2018, with the country also progressing to the semi-finals of the men's hockey and women's badminton singles events.

FP Sports August 26, 2018 22:39:06 IST
Sprinter Hima Das with the Indian tricolour after winning silver in the women's 400m event. AFP
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Sprinter Hima Das with the Indian tricolour after winning silver in the women's 400m event. AFP
Saina Nehwal assured herself of her first Asiad medal after beating Ratchanok Intanon 21-18 21-16 in the women's singles event. AFP
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Saina Nehwal assured herself of her first Asiad medal after beating Ratchanok Intanon 21-18 21-16 in the women's singles event. AFP
PV Sindhu suffered a blip in the second game of her match against Nitchaon Jindapol, but emerged winner in the end to assure herself of a medal. AFP
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PV Sindhu suffered a blip in the second game of her match against Nitchaon Jindapol, but emerged winner in the end to assure herself of a medal. AFP
Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallika pose with their bronze medals won in the women's singles squash event. AFP
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Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallika pose with their bronze medals won in the women's singles squash event. AFP
Saurav Ghosal displays his bronze medal won in the men's singles squash event. AFP
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Saurav Ghosal displays his bronze medal won in the men's singles squash event. AFP
Muhammad Anas won silver in the men's 100m final. AFP
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Muhammad Anas won silver in the men's 100m final. AFP
Dutee Chand finishes second in the women's 100m final, winning silver in the process. AFP
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Dutee Chand finishes second in the women's 100m final, winning silver in the process. AFP