On Day 12 of the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China, India continued to excel in various events. Neeraj Chopra secured the gold medal in the Men’s Javelin throw, while Kishore Jena claimed the silver medal on Day 11. India’s overall medal tally now stands at 81 medals, comprising 18 gold, 31 silver, and 32 bronze medals.

India’s performance on Day 12 holds great promise as the nation currently occupies the fourth position in the medal standings. The day commenced with outstanding achievements in Women’s archery compound, where Jyothi Surekha, Aditi Gopichand Swami, and Parneet Kaur advanced to the semifinals. They will be competing against Indonesia in the Compound Women’s Team Semifinals, scheduled to begin at 7.50 am (IST). Among the notable Indian athletes participating are PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy, and Kidambi Srikanth.

Key highlights from Day 11 include:

  1. Neeraj Chopra’s remarkable gold medal victory in the javelin throw, with Kishore Jena securing the silver medal.
  2. India’s triumph in the archery mixed team event, securing the gold medal.
  3. Lovlina Borgohain’s impressive performance in boxing, earning a silver medal in the 75kg category.
  4. Avinash Sable’s outstanding achievement, clinching the silver medal in the 5000m race.
  5. India’s remarkable gold medal win in the men’s 4x400m relay event.

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