Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 19 June 2019

India win tennis doubles gold and other Asian Games action - in pictures

Swipe from left to right to view some of the best pictures from the continental competition, being held in Indonesia

There was plenty of cracking action at the Asian Games on Friday, starting a medal rush for the UAE.

The Emirates won two golds and three silvers, with one gold coming in the jet ski category and the remaining being won by the country's famed jiu-jitsu fighters.

India won the men's doubles tennis gold after Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan beat Kazakhstan's Aleksandar Bublik and Denis Yevseyv 6-3, 6-4 in the final.

In what would have been unthinkable in India before the Asiad, there will be no kabaddi gold medals for the spiritual home of the sport.

A day after Iran stunned the seven-time champion Indian men in the semi-finals, the Iranians won the women's title with a 27-24 thriller over India on Friday. This is the first time since the sport was introduced in 1990 that India will not win a gold.

Meanwhile, South Korean shooter Jeong You-jin won gold in the men's 10m running target event. The veteran beat Pak Myong-won of North Korea 6-4 in the final.

Check out our photo gallery that has the best pictures from the action in Indonesia.


From Amith Passela in Jakarta:

UAE goes on medal rush at Asiad with two golds and three silvers

Spotlight falls on jiu-jitsu team as UAE embrace medal expectations

Omar Al Fadhli: Asian Games gold 'will be a high point of my career'

Faisal Al Ketbi: Hoping hard work in LA will pay off at in Indonesia

Updated: August 24, 2018 03:13 PM



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