New Delhi: India has created history in the Asian Games 2023. For the third day, the Indian tricolor has flown proudly on Chinese soil. And the reason for this is that sport in which India has won the gold medal after 41 years. India has won the gold medal in horse riding for the first time since 1982. Horse riding was the event in Hangzhou Asian Games in which there was little hope of any medal, leave alone the hope of gold from India. In such a situation, the players of this game have created history by going beyond expectations.
Among the horse riders who won the gold medal in the team event for India, the names of Sudipti Hajela, Divyakirti Singh, Hriday Chheda and Anush Aggarwala are included. Shortly after these players won the gold, India also won a silver medal and a bronze medal in the single event of the same sport.
India won gold, silver and bronze in horse riding
India won the gold medal in horse riding by scoring 209.205%. This is India’s third gold in the 19th Asian Games. Earlier, India had won one gold in shooting and another in women’s cricket. After winning the gold medal in the team event of horse riding, Anush Aggarwala won the silver medal for India in the single event of the same sport, while Hriday Chheda won the bronze medal.
Before horse riding, won 2 medals in sailing also
Before horse riding, India also won a silver and a bronze medal in sailing today. This number of medals for India would have been bigger if he had not missed winning medals in shooting and then judo.
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