The Asian Games 2018 have been the highlight of the sports world for the past 10 days and the entire country has been glued to their television screen, cheering on our players. India has performed marvellously in Indonesia having won 7 gold, 10 silver, and 20 bronze medals till now. But we are even more stoked that our women have been killing it in the games and have caught the attention of everyone in the athletic community. After all, maari chhoriya chhoro se kam hai ke!?
So, to celebrate these talented ladies who have made us beam with pride, here are a list of all the women who have won medals for India in the 18th Asian Games.
Vinesh has won the Gold medal for the Women's Freestyle 50 kg wrestling.
Rahi made us jump with joy by winning the Gold in the women's 25-metre pistol.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 24 August 2018
The Indian women's team comprising Kavita, Priyanka, Manpreet, Payel, Ritu, Sonali, Sayali, Randeep, Shalini, Sakshi, Usha and Shingte won the Silver in kabaddi and we're applauding them!
Just yesterday, Hima won the Silver in the women's 4400-metre sprint.
What a day for India in athletics!
In a Magnificent run, India’s Dutee Chand won SILVER medal in Women's 100 m with a timing of 11.32sec.
KUDOS to you Champion! #AsianGames2018 #KheloIndia #IndiaAtAsianGames pic.twitter.com/GI6ZH8o4Tm
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) 26 August 2018
Athletics is killing it! Dutee also won the Silver in Women's 1100-metre sprint and celebration time!
She won the Bronze for India in the Asian Games in the mixed team 10-metre air rifle along with Ravi Kumar.
I come from a family which sometimes couldn't even afford milk&today I won medal here. Today I was 3rd, then I will be 2nd & one day the 1st. I'll give my best in Tokyo Olympics & win a medal: Divya Kakran, Bronze medal winner in Women's 68kg freestyle wrestling #AsianGames2018 pic.twitter.com/7zvNsObRQ5
— ANI (@ANI) 21 August 2018
Divya secured a Bronze medal in the Women's freestyle 68 kg wrestling category.
BRONZE for INDIA An impressive #AsianGames performance by 17-year-old Roshibina Devi Naorem to finish on the podium in the #Wushu women's Sanda 60kg category #AsianGames2018 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/YI0fnNDGXf
— NishaNt Dabre (@nishantdabre2) 22 August 2018
This boss lady also made us so happy to be Indians by winning the Bronze in women's Sanda 60 kg Wushu.
Our lawn tennis star made us beam brightly when she won the Bronze in the women's single lawn tennis category.
Heena, too, won the Bronze medal for her superb performance in the women's 10-metre air pistol.
Dipika won the Bronze medal in women's singles squash and showcased some brilliant talent.
— Joshna Chinappa (@joshnachinappa) 26 August 2018
Joshna also won the Bronze in women's singles squash and proved that Indians can ace just about anything.
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Hema, Himani, and Kiran along with Bachiraju, Rajeev and Gopinath also took home the Bronze as a mixed team playing bridge in the Asian Games.
India's badminton star Saina Nehwal procured the Bronze for the country in the women's singles category.
The games aren't over yet but we've already amassed a number of medals and we can't wait to see what is to come. Go, Team India! The whole country is cheering for you.
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