One of the most memorable moments of Asian Games 2018 was Indian pugilist Amit Panghal clinching a gold by defeating Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov. In an exclusive chat with News18 India’s Vimal Kumar, the 22-year-old pugilist said that he had trained well to tackle the southpaw pugilist. In fact during his training stint in UK, he along with the coaches emphasized on the need of training with left-handed boxers, that reaped him great benefits.
Says Neeraj Chopra
It was quite a moment at the Asian Games when Indian Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra stood flanked by a Chinese and a Pakistani on the podium, but ask the star javelin thrower about it and he says it didn’t even strike him as he was consumed by the national anthem.
I Could Have Logged More Points: Asiad Gold Medallist Barman
Swapna Barman may have become the first Indian heptathlete to win a gold at the Asian Games but she rues that she could not achieve her best in some of the events, which made the contest a tight one in the end