Asian Games 2023: Updated medal tally after Day 3, 26th September
India shines on day three with Equestrian gold, Sailing silver, and Windsurfing bronze at Asian Games 2023
India had a day to remember at the Asian Games 2023, clinching a gold, a silver, and a bronze on the third day of the competition. These remarkable achievements added to India’s growing medal tally and marked a significant resurgence in various sporting disciplines.
The highlight of the day undoubtedly belonged to the Indian Equestrian team comprising Hriday Chheda, Anush Agarwalla, Divyakriti Singh, and Sudipti Hajela. They ascended to the pinnacle of equestrian excellence, securing India’s first Asian Games gold in the sport in an astounding 41 years.
On the other hand, Teenager Neha Thakur made waves in sailing by clinching a well-deserved silver medal in the girl’s dinghy – ILCA4 event. Her exceptional skill and determination were on full display as she navigated the challenging waters to secure India’s first sailing medal of the Games.
In another display of exemplary talent, Eabad Ali secured a bronze medal in the men’s windsurfer – RS:X event. His tenacity and prowess in windsurfing earned India yet another medal, further adding to the nation’s impressive medal haul.
Asian Games 2023: Updated medal tally after Day 3, 26th September:
As the Games progress, India’s athletes continue to make their mark, contributing to the nation’s medal tally. At the close of day three, India stands proudly with three gold, four silver, and seven bronze medals, securing a total of fourteen medals. This achievement underscores India’s rising prominence on the international sports stage and serves as a testament to the hard work and dedication of the nation’s athletes.
In the overall medal standings, India occupies the sixth position, closely trailing the likes of China, the Republic of Korea, and Japan.