Indian Athlete Kiran Balian Secures Bronze Medal In Women’s Shot Put Event

Kiran Balian won a bronze medal for India in the women’s shot put event at the Asian Games Athletics. 24-year-old Kiran bagged the bronze with a throw of 17.36 meters. India won a medal in this event after 72 years. India is fourth in the medal table. With this, India’s medal tally stands at 33, including eight gold, 12 silver and 13 bronze. On the sixth day, India won eight medals, including two gold, four silver and two bronze. Therefore, it was a ‘good Friday’ for India in the Asian Games. All five medals are in shooting category. Seventeen-year-old Palak Gulia won gold in the 10m air pistol category and Aishwari Pratap Singh Tomar, Swapnil Kushale and Akhil Sheoran in the men’s 50m rifle 3P team.

Eighteen-year-old Isha Singh won silver in the 10m air pistol category. There is also a silver medal in the women’s 10m air pistol team. Aishwari Pratap Singh Tomar won silver medal in 50m rifle 3p. India also won silver in tennis men’s doubles. Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saket Myneni lost in the final. In the squash women’s team event, India lost to Hong Kong in the semi-finals and won bronze.