The opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games continues at the Sports Park Stadium in Hangzhou. Chinese President Xi Jinping is also present in the ceremony. China’s rich heritage was showcased through ceremonies. Here the country’s modern approach with Artificial Intelligence and eco-friendly technology is presented. The theme of the ceremony has been save water.
Indian men’s hockey team captain Harmanpreet Singh and boxer Lovleen Borgohain will be the flag bearers of the Indian team carrying the tricolor in the ceremony. 655 players from India are participating in 40 sports in the games. There will be 481 events in 40 sports, in which players from 45 countries will participate.
Where can you watch Asian Games 2022?
Sony Sports Network is broadcasting the Asian Games 2022 live. All matches will be played from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm Indian time.
Men’s team starts with victory in table tennis
Indian table tennis players have made a great start to their campaign. Indian men’s team defeated Tajikistan. In the first game, Manav gave India the lead by winning the match with the score of 11-8, 11-5, 11-8. After this Manush Shah defeated Sultanov by a margin of 13-11, 11-7, 11-5.
In the end, India’s Harmeet Desai won the third game against Ismaila Joda by a margin of 11-1, 11-3, 11-5 and gave Team India an easy victory in the first round. With this victory, Team India has made it to the last 16.
Women’s team won against Nepal
The women’s table tennis team was also successful in registering an easy win against Nepal by a margin of 3-0. Diya Parag Chitale, Ayhika Mukherjee and Sutirtha Mukherjee put India in a better position by winning their respective matches. Diya Chitale won against Sikka Shrestha by a margin of 11-1, 11-6, 11-8. In the second match, Ahkiya Mukherjee defeated Nabita Shrestha by a margin of 11-3, 11-7, 11-2. In the third match, Sutirtha Mukherjee defeated Ivana Thapar by a margin of 11-1, 11-5, 11-2 and sealed India’s victory.
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