India got off to a historic beginning on day 11 of the ongoing Asian Games in Hangzhou, China with two medals – a bronze and a gold to propel their overall medal tally to 71 surpassing their previous record of clinching 70 medals at the continental event. India had won 70 medals in the previous edition in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia in 2018 and a dazzling display across several events in Hangzhou has allowed the Indian contingent to shatter the record set up in Indonesia. All of that and more in our daily sports wrap today.
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