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Asian Games 2023 September 28 Schedule: Gold on offering in wushu, equestrian as India eye more medals

The Indian contingent had a busy day in Hangzhou as it added eight medals to its tally which reached 22 on Day 4 of the 19th Asian Games. Seven out of those eight medals came in shooting with the likes of Ashi Chouksey, Sift Kaur Samra scripting history.

Written By: Anshul Gupta @oyegupta_ New Delhi Updated on: September 28, 2023 12:19 IST
Roshibina Devi qualified for the Wushu finals in 60kg and
Image Source : PTI Roshibina Devi qualified for the Wushu finals in 60kg and India's Anush Agarwalla and Hriday Chheda will be eyeing Gold in individual dressage event

The Indian contingent, especially the shooters, continued to contribute medals as the tally was now 22 after four days in the ongoing 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. Individual Gold medal by Sift Kaur Samra in a record women's 50m rifle outing, gold medal by the women's team featuring Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan in 25m pistol event and Ashi Chouksey's individual bronze in addition to two team medals were highlight for India on Wednesday, September 27 with Vishnu Saravanan winning the only sailing medal for the day. The further days promise to be another thrilling ride for the Indian fans with several medals on offer.

History beckons on Thursday with Roshibina Devi on heels of winning the first-ever Gold in Wushu. Medal opportunities also lie for the shooters in individual and skeet team events while Anush Agarwalla and Hriday Chheda will be eyeing individual medals in equestrian dressage after winning the gold in mixed team event. Badminton players begin their campaign while the men's hockey team takes on Japan in Pool A match, who are the reigning champions. The men's football team will also be in action against Saudi Arabia.

Here's what Day 5 looks like for the Indian contingent on Thursday, September 28:


Men’s individual and team round 1 (Anirban Lahiri, Shubhankar Sharma, SSP Chawrasia, Khalin Joshi) - 4:00 AM

Women’s individual and team round 1 (Aditi Ashok, Avani Prashanth, Pranavi Urs) - 4:00 AM


Women’s team Round of 16 (PV Sindhu, Ashmita Chaliha, Anupama Upadhyaya, Malvika Bansod, Gayatri Gopichand/Treesa Jolly, Ashwini Ponnappa/Tanisha Crasto): India vs Mongolia - 6:30 AM onwards


Medal event: 10m air pistol men’s qualification round, team medals and individual final (Sarabjot Singh, Shiva Narwal, Arjun Singh Cheema) - 6:30 AM onwards
Medal event: Skeet mixed team qualification, bronze and gold medal matches (Anantjeet Singh Naruka, Ganemat Sekhon) - 6:30 AM onwards


Women’s 60kg final (Naorem Roshibina Devi) - 7:00 AM


Women’s 50m freestyle heats and final (Shivangi Sarma) - 7:30 AM onwards
Men’s 50m butterfly (Vikram Khade) - 7:30 AM onwards
Men’s 800m freestyle slow and fast heats (Aryan Nehra, Kushagra Rawat) - 7:30 AM onwards
Men’s 4×100m freestyle relay (Team India) - 7:30 AM onwards
Women’s 4×200m freestyle relay (Team India)  - 7:30 AM onwards

Table tennis

Men’s doubles Round of 32 (Manush Shah/Manav Thakkar and G Sathiyan/Sharath Kamal) - 7:30 AM onwards
Mixed doubles Round of 16 (G Sathiyan/Manika Batra and Harmeet Desai/Sreeja Akula) - 7:30 AM onwards
Women’s singles Round of 32 (Sreeja Akula and Manika Batra) - 7:30 AM onwards


Men's, women’s and mixed team round robin 1 (Indian teams) - 6:30 AM onwards

Track cycling

Men’s omnium (Niraj Kumar) - 7:30 AM onwards
Men’s sprint quarter-finals to medal races - 7:30 AM onwards
Women’s sprint qualifying to 1/8 repechage (Mayuri Lute, Triyasha Paul) - 7:30 AM onwards


Women’s team Pool B: India vs Malaysia - 10:00 AM
Men’s team Pool A: India vs Nepal - 1:30 PM


Men’s doubles semi-final (Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni) - 11:30 AM onwards
Mixed doubles quarter-finals (Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale) - 11:30 AM onwards


Women’s 60kg Round of 16: Jaismine (IND) vs Ashour Hadeel Ghazwan (KSA) - 12:00 PM
Men’s 51kg Round of 16: Deepak (IND) vs Tsuboi T (JAP) - 5:30 PM
Men’s 71kg Round of 16: Nishant Dev (IND) vs Bui PT (VIE) - 6:45 PM

Artistic gymnastics

Women’s vault final (Pranati Nayak) - 12:00 PM


Medal event: Dressage Individual Intermediate I freestyle (Hriday Chheda, Anush Agarwalla) - 12:30 PM onwards


Men's Round of 16: India vs Saudi Arabia - 5:00 PM


Preliminary Men's Pool A: India vs Japan - 6:15 PM


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