Neeraj Chopra the star of the day as India continue to win medals in athletics; PV Sindhu cruises into final

Neeraj Chopra shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 88.06m and became the first Indian javelin thrower to clinch an Asian Games gold. AFP

Neeraj Chopra shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 88.06m and became the first Indian javelin thrower to clinch an Asian Games gold. AFP

India’s Dharun Ayyasamy clocked 48.96 seconds to shatter his own national record and clinched a silver in men’s 400m hurdles at Asiad. AFP

India’s Dharun Ayyasamy clocked 48.96 seconds to shatter his own national record and clinched a silver in men’s 400m hurdles at Asiad. AFP

Veteran Indian long distance runner Sudha Singh clocked 9 minute 40.03 seconds and clinched the silver in women’s 3000m steeplechase event in the Asian Games in Jakarta. AFP

Veteran Indian long distance runner Sudha Singh clocked 9 minute 40.03 seconds and clinched the silver in women’s 3000m steeplechase event in the Asian Games in Jakarta. AFP

India's PV Sindhu became the first Indian to reach the badminton finals after her win over Akane Yamaguchi at the Asian Games 2018. AFP

India's PV Sindhu became the first Indian to reach the badminton finals after her win over Akane Yamaguchi at the Asian Games 2018. AFP

India's Saina Nehwal suffered her 10th straight defeat against world No 1 Tai Tzu Ying but won India's first badminton (bronze) Asian Games medal in 36 years. AFP

India's Saina Nehwal suffered her 10th straight defeat against world No 1 Tai Tzu Ying but won India's first badminton (bronze) Asian Games medal in 36 years. AFP

India's Neena Varakil's best jump of 6.51m was enough to fetch her silver medal at the Asiad. AFP

India's Neena Varakil's best jump of 6.51m was enough to fetch her silver medal at the Asiad. AFP

Indian women's hockey team thrashed Thailand 5-0 in the final pool B match and booked a spot in the semi-final. AFP

Indian women's hockey team thrashed Thailand 5-0 in the final pool B match and booked a spot in the semi-final. AFP


Updated Date: Aug 27, 2018 22:27 PM

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