India’s total medal tally in the Asiad has gone up to 18, with 4 gold, 4 silvers and 10 bronze medals. India is currently placed 10th in the standings.

In a big upset in the Asian Games today, the Indian Kabaddi team lost to Iran in the semi finals to miss out on a bronze medal. The Indian team lost 18-27 to Iran.

Meanwhile, in a delight to the region Manipur Wushu player, N Roshibina Devi won a bronze in the 60 Kg Sanda event. Roshibina made it to the semifinals by beating Mubashra of Pakistan 2-0 in quarterfinals and ended her campaign with a bronze medal.

15-year-old Shardul Vihan won silver in men’s double trap event in shooting to add to India’s medals’ tally.

Both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh congratulated the young athlete from Manipur on their respective twitter handles for Roshibina’s remarkable victory.


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