India wins historic gold in equestrian team dressage at Asian Games after 41 years – Magazine Creations

India won the team dressage gold medal in the equestrian sport at the Asian Games here on Tuesday, breaking a 41-year-old jinx in this continental event.

The team comprising Divyakriti Singh astride Adrenalin Firfod, Hriday Vipul Chhed (Chemxpro Emerald) and Anush Agarwalla (Etro) secured 209.205 percentage points on its way to the top podium finish.

Sudipti Hajela was also part of the team, but only the top three results in the event counted.

China ranked second with 204.882 percentage points, while Hong Kong took bronze with 204.852 points.

It is the first time in the history of the sport that India has bagged a team gold medal in a dressage event. The last medal in dressage, a bronze, came during the 1986 edition.

India last won a gold medal in equestrian at the 1982 Asian Games in New Delhi.

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Updated: Sep 26, 2023, 03:27 PM IST


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