Indian duo Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan have confirmed the silver medal after beating the Korean pair of Seongchan Hong and Soonwoo Kwon in straight sets. The Indian duo will take on Chinese Taipei for the Gold medal.
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Talking about the match, Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan won the first set comfortably with a 6-1 margin. But in the second set, the Koreans came back to register a 7-6 set win. Then in the tie-breaker, the Indian pair showed complete dominance to win 10-0.
Anush Agarwalla won a historic bronze medal in the equestrian individual dressage event at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou. Anush with his horse Etro finished with 73.030 points, while Qabil Ambak of Malaysia and Hong Kong’s Jacqueline Siu won the gold and silver with 75.780 and 73.450, respectively.
Agarwalla's achievement comes days after the Indian Dressage Team won a historic Gold in Hangzhou. On Tuesday, India's Hriday Chheda, Anush Agarwalla, Divyakriti Singh and Sudipti Hajela combined to give the country its first Dressage medal, a gold, in the Asian Games history.
Roshibina Devi wins Silver
Alongside Agarwalla, Roshibina Devi took home the silver medal for India in the 60 kg of the Wushu competition in the Asian Games. She missed the gold after suffering a 2-0 loss in the final against Chinese opp onent Xiaowei Wu.
The current Asiad was an improvement on Roshibina's previous performance. She upgraded the colour of her medal from bronze, which she won in the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games.