MeraNews Network, Jakarta: Shooter Deepak Kumar today bagged a Silver medal in the 18th Asian Games being held in Indonesia. This was India's second medal in Shooting and it now has 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze in its kitty. Deepak claimed the Silver in the Men's 10-metre Air Rifle event with a score of 247.7 points. China took home the Gold, while Chinese Taipei won the Bronze. The other Indian in the event, Ravi Kumar ended at the fourth spot.

In women's 10-meter Air Rifle event, Apurvi Chandela has been eliminated in the final round after a shot of 9.8 as she finishes fifth. Earlier, Elavenil Valarivan was eliminated. China won the gold, Korea settled for silver while Mongolia won Bronze in the event.   Ravi and Apurvi had clinched a Bronze medal in the Mixed Team category yesterday. In Women's Trap, Shreyasi Singh and Seema Tomar are taking part in the Qualifications, while Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Lakshay are set to figure in Men's Trap.

In Wrestling, 2014 Bronze medal winner Vinesh Phogat defeated Yanan Sun of China 8-2 (50kg category) in the pre-quarter-final the women's freestyle 50kg category. She will now face Korea's Kim HyungJoo in the quarter-final. Rio Olympics Bronze medalist Sakshi Malik, Pooja Dhanda and Pinki will be vying for top honors in their respective weight categories later today. Bajrang Punia had given India its first Gold of the Games yesterday in the 65 kg division.

In Badminton, the Indian Women's team, spearheaded by PV Sindhu, lost to Japan in the quarterfinals 3-1. The Men's team, led by Kidambi Srikanth, will face Indonesia for a place in the semi-finals later today. The Indian Men's Hockey team will begin its campaign with their opening Group-A match against Indonesia in the evening. The Indian Women's team had thrashed Indonesia, 8-0 in the opener.

Artistic Gymnastics, Tennis, Swimming, Rowing, Kabaddi, and Taekwondo are also among the events that will witness the Indian participation today. With 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze, India is now 8th in the medals tally. China is at the top, with Japan second and South Korea third.

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