An action-packed Day 6 awaits Indian athletes on the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, the People’s Republic of China, on Friday.
Two-time world champion Nikhat Zareen will look to safe her maiden Asian Games medal when she faces Jordan’s Nassar Hanan within the women’s 50kg quarter-finals at Hangzhou 2023.
Badminton stars like PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy also can verify medals with India taking part in in both the men’s and women’s staff quarter-finals. Losing semi-finalists in both boxing and badminton get bronze on the continental meet.
The much-anticipated athletics events additionally get underway on Friday with early starts in 20km race stroll occasions. Women’s hammer throw and shot put finals are also on the agenda.
The focus, nevertheless, shall be on tennis as India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni will take the court docket for the men’s doubles final while Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale will play in the mixed doubles semis.
Shooters, meanwhile, will look to add to their wealthy haul with women’s 10m air pistol and men’s 50m 3P occasions scheduled for the day. The women’s hockey team may also be enjoying in a Pool match.
Asian Games 2023 India schedule: 29 September
All in Indian Standard Time (IST)
- Men’s Round Robin Pool C: India vs China – 5:20 PM
- Men’s 20km race walk ultimate (Sandeep Kumar, Vikash Singh) – 4:30 AM
- Women’s 20km race walk ultimate (Priyanka Goswami) – 4:40 AM
- Women’s 400m Round 1 (Aishwarya Kailash Mishra, Himanshi Malik) – 4:30 PM onwards
- Women’s hammer throw ultimate (Tanya Chaudhary, Rachna Kumari) – 4:40 PM
- Men’s 400m Round 1 (Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Muhammed Ajmal) – 4:55 PM onwards
- Women’s shot put ultimate (Kiran Baliyan, Manpreet Kaur) – 6:15 PM
- Women’s team quarter-finals (PV Sindhu, Ashmita Chaliha, Anupama Upadhyaya, Malvika Bansod, Gayatri Gopichand/Treesa Jolly, Ashwini Ponnappa/Tanisha Crasto): India vs Thailand – 6:30 AM onwards
- Men’s team quarter-finals (HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen, Mithun Manjunath, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty, Dhruv Kapila/MR Arjun): India vs Nepal – 2:30 PM onwards
- Women’s Preliminary Round Group A: India vs Mongolia – 5:30 PM
- Women’s 57kg spherical of 16: Parveen (IND) vs Xu Zichun (CHN) – 12:00 PM
- Men’s 80kg spherical of 16: Lakshya Chahar (IND) vs Bekzhigit Uulu Omurbek (KGZ) – 1:45 PM
- Women’s 50kg quarter-finals: Nikhat Zareen (IND) vs Nassar Hanan (JOR) – 4:45 PM
- Men’s, women’s and mixed team spherical robin 1 (Indian teams) – 6:30 AM onwards
- Men’s team round 1 (Gukesh D, Vidit Gujrathi, Arjun Erigaisi, Pentala Harikrishna, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa) – 12:30 PM onwards
- Women’s team spherical 1 (Koneru Humpy, Harika Dronavalli, Vaishali Rameshbabu, Vantika Agrawal, Savitha Shri B) – 12:30 PM onwards
- Medal occasion: Men’s madison (Niraj Kumar, Harshveer Singh Sekhon) – 11:30 AM onwards
- Medal event: Men’s keirin (David Beckham, Esow Alben) – 11:30 AM onwards
- Dota 2 Group A match: India vs Kyrgyzstan – 11:30 AM
- Dota 2 Group A match: India vs Philippines – 12:30 PM
- Men’s individual and team spherical 2 (Anirban Lahiri, Shubhankar Sharma, SSP Chawrasia, Khalin Joshi) – 4:00 AM onwards
- Women’s individual and group spherical 2 (Aditi Ashok, Avani Prashanth, Pranavi Urs) – 4:00 AM onwards
- Women’s preliminary spherical Group B: India vs China – 3:30 PM
- Preliminary girls’s Pool A: India vs Malaysia – 4:00 PM
- Medal occasion: 10m air pistol women’s qualification round, team medals and particular person last (Divya TS, Palak, Esha Singh) – 6:30 AM onwards
- Medal occasion: Men’s 50m rifle 3 positions qualification, team medals and last (Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, Swapnil Kusale, Akhil Sheoran) – 6:30 AM onwards
- Women’s staff semi-finals (Team India) – 8:30 AM onwards
- Men’s group semi-finals (Team India) – 1:30 PM onwards
- Women’s 50m butterfly heats and final (Nina Venkatesh) – 7:30 AM onwards
- Women’s 800m freestyle slow and fast heats (Vritti Agarwal) – 7:30 AM onwards
- Women’s 200m backstroke heats and final (Srihari Nataraj, Advait Page) – 7:30 AM onwards
- Men’s 400m freestyle heats and ultimate (Aryan Nehra, Kushagra Rawat) – 7:30 AM onwards
- Men’s 200m butterfly heats and last (Aneesh Gowda, Sajan Prakash) – 7:30 AM onwards
- Men’s 4×100m medley relay heats and ultimate (Team India) – 7:30 AM onwards
- Men’s doubles spherical of 16 (Manush Shah/Manav Thakkar and G Sathiyan/Sharath Kamal) – 7:30 AM onwards
- Mixed doubles round of 16 (G Sathiyan/Manika Batra and Harmeet Desai/Sreeja Akula) – 7:30 AM onwards
- Women’s singles spherical of 16 (Manika Batra) – 7:30 AM onwards
- Women’s doubles spherical of 16 (Sreeja Akula/Diya Chitale and Sutirtha/Ayhika Mukherjee) – 1:30 PM onwards
- Men’s singles (Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan) spherical of 16 – 1:30 PM onwards
- Medal spherical: Men’s doubles last: Ramkumar Ramanathan/Saketh Myneni (IND) vs Jason Jung/Yu-hsiou Hsu (TPE) – 7:30 AM
- Mixed doubles semi-finals: Rohan Bopanna/Rutuja Bhosale (IND) vs Chan Hao-ching/Yu-hsiou Hsu (TPE) – after 9:30 AM