Indian Rowers aim to open India’s medals tally as they will be in action in the final. Indian Men’s Volleyball, team will face Japan in quarterfinal
Following the Opening ceremony, action on the official Day 2 of the Asian Games will begin on Sunday, 24th September. India’s 10m Women’s air rifle shooters Mehuli Ghosh, Ramita and Ashi Chouksey will get the proceedings underway on the day at 6 AM IST. They will feature in the qualification round. Indian Women’s Cricket team will face Bangladesh in the semifinal at 6.30 AM.
Indian Rowers meanwhile will be looking to open India’s medal tally. 14 rowers will be in action in the final across four events. In the Table Tennis, both the Men and Women’s teams will play in the pre-quarterfinal.
Asian Games – Fixtures on 24th September
Women’s 10m air rifle – Qualification Round
- Ramita, Mehuli Ghosh, Ashi Chouksey – 6.00 AM
- Final – 7.15 AM
India vs Bangladesh – 6.30 AM
Men’s Foil Individual Rounds
Dev, Arjun, Bibish Kathiresan, Aakash – 6.30 AM
Women’s Epee Individual Rounds
Bhavani Devi, Jyothika Dutta, Yashikeerat Kaur Hayer, Ena Arora, Taniksha Khatri – 10.00 AM
- Men’s Lightweight Doubles Sculls Final – Arjun Lal/Arvind Singh – 7.10 AM
- Men’s Doubles Sculls Final – Satnam Singh/Parminder Singh – 8.00 AM
- Men’s Coxless Pair Final – Babu Lal Yadav/Lekh Ram – 8.40 AM
- Men’s Coxed Eight Final – Dhananjay Pande, Neeraj, Naresh, Neetish Kumar, Charanjeet Singh, Jaswinder Singh, Bheem Singh, Punit Kumar, Ashish – 9.00 AM
Asian Games – Women’s Team
India vs Thailand – 7.30 AM
Asian Games – Men’s Team
India vs Kazakhstan – 9.30 AM
EA Sports FC Online Match Round of 32
- Charan Jot Singh vs Liu Jiacheng – 8.00 AM
- Karman Singh vs Abdulaziz Faqeehi – 8.00 AM
Men’s 100m Freestyle
Anand AS, Tanish George Matthew – 8.20 AM
Men’s 100m Backstroke
Srihari Nataraj, Utkarsh Santosh Patil – 8.50 AM
Women’s 100m Freestyle Relay – 9.00 AM
India vs Uzbekistan – 8.45 AM
Sumit Nagal vs Marco Leung – 9.30 AM
Saketh Myneni/Ramkumar Ramanathan vs Nepal – 1.30 PM
- Nikhat Zareen (50kg) – 11.30 AM
- Preeti Pawar (54 kg) – 11.45 AM
- Jaismine Lamboria (60kg) – 12.45 PM
- Parveen Hooda (57kg) – 5.45 PM
- Shiva Thapa (63.5kg) – 1.00 PM
- Lakshya Chahar (80kg) – 2.15 PM
- Sanjeet (92kg) – 7.45 PM
India vs Japan – 12.00 PM
- Men’s Individual Round 1 & Women’s Individual Round 1 – 12.30 PM
- Men’s Individual Round 1 & Women’s Individual Round 1 – 2.30 PM
India vs Thailand – 1.30 PM
India vs Myanmar – 5.00 PM
India vs Japan – 3.30 PM
Sunil Mayanglambam vs Arnel Mandal – 5.00 PM
The Indian shooters will look to put the disappointment of the Tokyo Olympics behind. Mehuli Ghosh, the national record holder and India No. 1 in women’s 10m air rifle, will begin her campaign in the Asian Games on the day.
All eyes will be on Mehuli as the final of the event will also be played later on the day. Along with her, Ramita and Asha Chouksey will also line-up in the qualification round on the day. The trio will look to stay in medal contention and seal a spot in the final.
India won a total of three medals in Rowing in the previous edition of the Asian Games. The Indian Rowers are eyeing a much better show this time as on the opening day of the final itself, they will be in contention in four events.
Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh will be in action in Lightweight Skulls. Satnam Singh and Parminder Singh will feature in the Men’s Doubles Sculls Final. Men’s Coxless Pair Babu Lal Yadav and Lekh Ram and Men’s coxed eight team will also aim for podium finish.
India’s Men and Women’s Table Tennis Teams will fight for spot in the quarterfinal at the Asian Games. Both the teams are undefeated in the group stages and are aiming to extend their winning run.
The Men’s team will be up against Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan finished second in the group stage. The team won against Maldives, but lost 1-3 against Chinese Taipei. Meanwhile the Women’s team will face Thailand. Thailand too ended up second in their group. The Women lost to South Korea 0-3, but made a strong comeback with a 3-0 win over Pakistan.
Indian Men’s Hockey team will begin their campaign by facing Uzbekistan. The team led by Harmanpreet Singh are the No.1 ranked team in Asia. They are the World No.3 side and are eyeing nothing less than a gold medal.
Finishing on the top of the podium will also help the team seal a direct spot in the Paris Olympics. They enter the contest against Uzbekistan as the overwhelming favourites.
Indian Men’s Volleyball Team are aiming to continue their dream run in the Asian Games. After toppling higher-ranked opponents like South Korea and Chinese Taipei, they are now one win away from a spot in the semifinal.
The team led by Vineet Kumar will face another strong oppnent in Japan in the upcoming contest. Japan is currently the No.1 ranked Asian side. They are placed fifth overall in the World rankings. Japam won all the three matches in the group stage in straight sets. Then in the Round of 12, the team defeated Kazakhstan 3-0 to set up clash against India.
Where to watch Asian Games LIVE?
Asian Games 2023 can be watched LIVE on Sony Sports Network. Live streaming will also be available on the Sony LIV app or website.