India’s Day 2 schedule at Asian Games 2018

Rishabh Gupta
|Published 18/08/2018

TheSportsRush takes a look at India’s Day 2 schedule at Asian Games 2018, as Indian athletes will compete to add to the medal tally.

The Asian Games have begun in Jakarta and Palembang to a huge fanfare. After an action-packed day one, India continues to have a jam-packed schedule on the second day at the Asian Games 2018.

Big names, including Vinesh Phogat and Sumit Malik will be in action in the wrestling event, while Manavjit Singh Sandhu will partner Lakshay in the Trap event. The Indian men’s hockey team will also enter the field to play their first match of the Asian Games against host nation Indonesia.

Here is the full list of the events where Indian athletes will be in action.

Aquatics (Swimming)

Men:

Neel Roy (200m individual medley)

Sajan Prakash, Avinash Mani, Saurabh Sangvekar (4x200m Freestyle Relay)

Badminton 

Men’s Team: Round of 16

Women’s Team: Round of 16

Field Hockey

Men – India vs Indonesia – 6:30 PM

Gymnastics (Artistic)

Men’s Individual All-Round (Medal Event) – Rakesh Patra, Yogeshwar Singh, Gaurav Kumar, Ashish Kumar, Siddharth Verma

Men’s team all-round (Qualification) – Rakesh Patra, Yogeshwar Singh, Gaurav Kumar, Ashish Kumar, Siddharth Verma

Kabaddi

India (Men and Women) are placed in Group A.

Rowing

Men:

Om Prakash, Sukhmeet Singh, Monu, Arjun Lal – Quadruple Sculls

Dushyant – Lightweight Single Sculls

Rohit Kumar, Bhagwan Singh – Lightweight Double Sculls

Akshat, N Pranay Ganesh, Rahul Giri, Lucky, Pandu Rang, Sumith, Hardeep Singh, Manish Yadav, M Lakshman Rohith – Lightweight Eight

Women:

Harpreet Kaur, Annu, Sanjukta Dung Dung, Sayali Shelke – Women’s Four

Also read: New events where India will participate at the Asian Games 2018

Sepak takraw

Men’s Team Regu – India vs Iran – 7:30 AM

Women’s Team Regu – India vs Laos – 10:30 AM

Shooting

Men:

Ravi Kumar, Deepak Kumar – 10m Air Rifle Qualification – 8:30 (Medal event – 10:30 AM)

Lakshay, Manavjit Singh Sandhu – Trap Qualification – 9:00 AM (Medal event – 4:00 PM)

Women:

Apurvi Chandela, Elavenil Valarivan – 10m Air Rifle Qualification – 10:30 AM (Medal event – 12:30 PM)

Shreyasi Singh, Seema Tomar – Trap Qualification – 8:00 AM (Medal Event – 2:00 PM)

Taekwondo

Latika Bhandari – 53 kg

Tennis

Men’s Singles – Round of 32

Women’s Singles – Round of 32

Men’s Doubles (1st Round) – Rohan Bopanna/Divij Sharan

Women’s Doubles (1st Round) – Pranjala Yadlapalli/Rutuja Bhosale, Riya Bhatia/Prarthana Thombare

Volleyball – Indoor Competition

Men’s – India vs Hong Kong – 6:00 PM

Wrestling

Men:

Sumit Malik (125 kg)

Women:

Vinesh Phogat (50 kg), Pinki (53 kg), Pooja Dhanda (57 kg), Sakshi Malik (62 kg)

Wushu

Men:

Round of 16

Women:

Round of 16


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Rishabh Gupta

Rishabh Gupta

A sports enthusiast. Sports, I believe, is one of the few powers which help us grow, both as an individual and society. With each day, in the rich world of sports, I grow.

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