Golden Day for India at Asian Games 2023: Neeraj Chopra Javelin Throw, Lovlina Borgohain’s Boxing Final, and More!
Today, on October 4th, India shines at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China. Neeraj Chopra, the Olympic and world champion, defends his men’s javelin throw title in his final event of the year, aiming for a high note to end the season.
In addition, India’s men’s and women’s 4x400m relay teams are on the hunt for medals, and Avinash Sable takes on the 5000m race.
The boxing arena witnesses Lovlina Borgohain’s quest for gold in the women’s 75kg category final against China’s Li Qian, a Tokyo 2020 silver medalist. Parveen Hooda competes in the women’s 57kg semifinal.
India’s men’s hockey team is in the semi-finals against the Republic of Korea, one step away from a gold medal and a ticket to the Paris 2024 Olympics.
Archery sees India competing in two mixed team events, while kabaddi action continues for both men’s and women’s teams.
Badminton stars PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth, and the doubles duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are in action.
Wrestling kicks off with Greco-Roman grapplers.
|Neeraj Chopra best throws so far|
|1||89.94m||Stockholm Diamond League 2022||30-Jun-22|
|2||89.30m||Paavo Nurmi Games (Turku, Finland)||14-Jun-22|
|3||89.08m||Lausanne Diamond League 2022||26-Aug-22|
|4||88.77m||World Athletics Championships 2023 (Budapest) – Q||25-Aug-23|
|5||88.67m||Doha Diamond League 2023 (Qatar)||5-May-23|
|6||88.44m||Zurich Diamond League Final 2022||8-Sep-22|
|7||88.39m||World Athletics Championships 2022 (Oregon) – Q||21-Jul-22|
|8||88.17m||World Athletics Championships 2023 (Budapest) – F||27-Aug-23|
|9||88.13m||World Athletics Championships 2022 (Oregon) – F||23-Jul-22|
|10||88.07m||Indian Grand Prix 3 (Patiala, India)||5-Mar-21|
|11||88.06m||Asian Games 2018 (Jakarta, Indonesia)||27-Aug-18|
|12||88.00m||Zurich Diamond League Final 2022||8-Sep-22|
|13||87.86m||ACNW League Meeting 1 (Potchefstroom, South Africa)||28-Jan-20|
|14||87.80m||Federation Cup (Patiala, India)||17-Mar-21|
|15||87.73m||World Athletics Championships 2023 (Budapest) – F||27-Aug-23|
|16||87.66m||Lausanne Diamond League 2023 (Switzerland)||30-Jun-23|
|17||87.58m||Tokyo 2020 Olympics Finals (Japan)||7-Aug-21|
|18||87.46m||Stockholm Diamond League 2022||30-Jun-22|
|19||87.43m||Doha Diamond League (Qatar)||4-May-18|
|20||87.03m||Tokyo 2020 Olympics Finals (Japan)||7-Aug-21|
|21||87.00m||Zurich Diamond League Final 2022||8-Sep-22|
|22||86.92m||Paavo Nurmi Games (Turku, Finland)||14-Jun-22|
|23||86.84m||Stockholm Diamond League 2022||30-Jun-22|
|24||86.79m||Kuortane Games 2021 (Finland)||26-Jun-21|
|25||86.69m||Kuortane Games 2022 (Finland)||18-Jun-22|
|26||86.67m||Stockholm Diamond League 2022||30-Jun-22|
|27||86.65m||Tokyo 2020 Olympics Qualifying (Japan)||4-Aug-21|
|28||86.52m||Doha Diamond League 2023 (Qatar)||5-May-23|
|29||86.48m||World U20 Championships 2016 (Bydgoszcz, Poland)||23-Jul-16|
|30||86.47m||Commonwealth Games 2018 (Gold Coast, Australia)||14-Apr-18|
Stay tuned for an action-packed day at the Asian Games 2023! Here’s the schedule in Indian Standard Time (IST):
Archery: Compound and Recurve mixed team medal events from 6:10 AM.
Athletics: Various finals, including Neeraj Chopra’s javelin throw, from 4:30 PM.
Badminton: Singles and doubles rounds from 7:30 AM.
Boxing: Lovlina Borgohain’s gold quest at 1:15 PM.
And more exciting events across multiple sports! 🥇🏃♂️🥊🏸🤼♂️🏑🏹🏋️♂️🤸♂️🏊♂️🚴♀️
🥇 Golden Moments Await: Neeraj Chopra defends his javelin throw title, Lovlina Borgohain aims for boxing gold at Asian Games 2023!
🎯 Archery Excellence: India competes in mixed team events, eyes more medals after confirming three in individual archery.
🏑 Hockey Heroes: Men’s team one step away from gold, facing off against Republic of Korea in the semi-finals.
🥋 Boxing Brilliance: Lovlina Borgohain battles for gold in 75kg final; Parveen Hooda in the 57kg semi-final.
🏸 Badminton Battles: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth, and the dynamic duo of Rankireddy and Shetty in action.
🏃♂️ Athletic Feats: Indian relay teams sprinting for glory; Avinash Sable in the 5000m final; high jump, triple jump, and 800m finals.
🏋️♂️ Wrestling Warriors: Greco-Roman wrestlers hit the mat, aiming for medals in various weight categories.
🔥 More Thrills: Kabaddi clashes, roller skating, sport climbing, squash, and volleyball matches to keep you on the edge of your seat!
Stay tuned for the heart-pounding action as India aims for glory at #AsianGames2023! 🇮🇳💥 #IndiaAtAsianGames #GoldQuest. Let’s cheer for #TeamIndia at the Asian Games 2023! 🇮🇳💪🏆 #AsianGames #IndiaAtAsianGames #GoldHunt”