After claiming a silver medal in the women's 3000m steeplechase just this past Monday, Parul Chaudhary showcased her remarkable talent once again by clinching the gold in the women's 5000m final. In a thrilling finish, she clocked an impressive time of 15:14.75, managing to outpace Japan's Ririka Hironaka at the very last moment of the race. In other exciting developments, Vithya Ramraj secured a well-deserved bronze medal in the women's 400m final, while Mohammed Afsal claimed the silver medal in the fiercely competitive men's 800m event. Additionally, Praveen Chithravel made a remarkable leap to grab the bronze medal in the men's triple jump final.
To boost India's medal tally, Tejaswin Shankar secured a silver medal in the men's decathlon event, marking a noteworthy achievement. Meanwhile, Annu Rani achieved gold in the women's javelin throw competition with an impressive throw covering a distance of 62.92 meters.
India got off to a fantastic start in the men's kabaddi event, securing a resounding victory against Bangladesh with a scoreline of 55-18. Simultaneously, the women's hockey team displayed a dominant performance, crushing Hong Kong China with a convincing 13-0 win.
In the realm of archery, Indian athletes demonstrated their prowess in the Compound event. Ojas Pravin Deotale and Abhishek Sharma's stellar performances set the stage for an all-Indian final in the men's category, while Jyothi Surekha Vennam also made her way to the women's final, showcasing India's archery dominance.
In the realm of badminton, HS Prannoy, PV Sindhu, and Kidambi Srikanth made their way to the round-of-16 with remarkable ease, hardly breaking a sweat. Meanwhile, Kumari Chanda and Harmilan Bains displayed their prowess in the women's 800m race, securing coveted final spots. Additionally, India's excellence extended to the 4x400m men's event, where they secured qualification for the final.