Asian Games 2018 Day 9 India Schedule in IST & Medal Tally: Full Fixtures List of Indian Athletes in Action on August 27
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After the blockbuster Sunday, will it be a phenomenal Monday for India at Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games? Well, the Day 9 schedule of Indian athletes at Asian Games promises a lot of action in various sports and disciplines. All eyes will be on ace Indian singles shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu playing their semi-finals matches. The two have assured two historic medals in badminton event at Asiad by making to the last four. Athletics like Sunday will again hold the key to India’s rise at the Asian Games 2018 medal table. Neeraj Chopra will be in action in men’s javelin throw. A handful of athletes will be competing in the medal events. Check full fixtures list of Indian athletes in action on 27th August 2018 with match timings in IST. Asian Games 2018 Highlights Day 8: Hima Das, Dutee Chand, Muhammed Anas Win Silver; Govindan Lakshmanan Denied Bronze For Overstepping.

The eighth day did not witness any golden glory, however, there was no shortage of silver medals. Indian sprinters Hima Das, Muhammed Anas and Dutee Chand, bagged silver medals along with two historic equestrian silver medals courtesy Fouaad Mirza and two bronze medals in the sport of bridge by its men’s team and mixed team. There was a heart-breaking moment with distance runner and Indian army man Govindan Lakshmanan was denied bronze medal for overstepping on the track. At the end of Day 8, India’s overall medal tally so far is 36, comprising of 7 gold, 10 silver and 19 bronze medals. India is at the 9th position in the medal table and team standings, while China, Japan and South Korea are at the 1st, 2nd and 3rd position respectively. But here’s a list of sporting events that can give India’s medal tally a big boost on Day 9.

ATHLETICS: (5:00 PM IST onwards)

Women’s Long Jump (Final): Neena Varakil, James Nayana (5:10 PM IST)

Men’s Javelin Throw (Final): Neeraj Chopra, Shivpal Singh (5:15 PM IST)

Women’s 400m Hurdles (Final): Jauna Murmu, Anu Raghavan (5:15 PM IST)

Men’s 400m Hurdles (Final): Dharun Ayyasamy, Santosh Kumar Tamilarasan (5:30 PM IST)

Men’s High Jump (Final): Chethan Balasubramanya (5:30 PM IST)

Women’s 3000m Steeplechase (Final): Sudha Singh, Chinta (5:45 PM IST)

Men’s 3000m Steeplechase (Final): Shankar Lal Swami (6:00 PM IST)

Men’s 800m Qualification: Jinson Johnson, Manjit Singh (6:35 PM IST)

BADMINTON: (10:30 AM IST onwards)

Women’s Singles Semifinals: Saina Nehwal vs Tzuying Tai (Chinese Taipei)

Women’s Singles Semifinals: PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi (Japan)

BOXING: (5:15 PM IST onwards)

Men’s Light Fly (49kg) Round of 16: Amit vs Kharkhuu Enkhmandakh (Mongolia) (5:15 PM IST)

Men’s Bantam (56kg) Round of 16: Mohammed Hussam Uddin vs Enkh-Amar Kharkhuu (Mongolia) (6:15 PM IST)

Men’s Light Welter (64kg) Round of 16: Dheeraj vs Nurlan Kobashev (Kyrgyzstan) (7:00 PM IST)

Men’s Middle (75kg) Round of 16: Vikas Krishan vs Tanveer Ahmed (Pakistan) (3:00 PM IST)

CANOE/KAYAKING: (8:30 AM IST onwards)

Canoe TBR 1000m Men: India

EQUESTRIAN: (6:30 AM IST onwards)

Jumping Individual Qulaification: Kevic Kaevaan Setalvad, Chetan Reddy Nakula, Kevic Zahan Setalvad

Jumping Team Qualification: India

HOCKEY: (12:30 PM iST)

Women’s Pool B: India vs Thailand

KARATE: (8:15 AM IST onwards)

Men’s 75kg 1/16 Final: Sharath Kumar Jayendran vs Muil Kim (8:15 AM IST)

Men’s 84kg Quarterfinal: Vishal (12:42 PM IST)


Men’s Regu Preliminary Group B match: India vs Nepal (9:30 AM IST)

SQUASH: (11:00 AM IST onwards)

Men’s Team Pool B: India vs Indonesia (11:00 AM IST)

Men’s Team Pool B: India vs Singapore (5:00 PM IST)

Women’s Team Pool B: India vs Iran (11:00 AM IST)

TABLE TENNIS: (10:30 AM IST onwards)

Men’s Team Group D: India vs Macau (10:30 AM IST)

Men’s Team Group D: India vs Vietnam (2:30 PM IST)

Women’s Team Quarterfinals (4:30 PM IST)

Men’s Team Quarterfinals: (6:30 PM IST)


Women’s Team Pool B match: India vs China

WEIGHTLIFTING: (11:00 AM IST onwards)

Men’s +100kg Group A (12:30 PM IST)

Women’s +75kg Group A (3:30 PM IST)

India has high hopes of getting gold medals in archery, athletics and badminton. India has had a flop show in weightlifting and boxing so far, and it is redemption time. It is the last chance for participants in these events to add medals in India’s tally. So, good luck to all the sportspersons ahead of their important matches on the ninth day of 2018 Asian Games.