August 31, 2018 / 3:30 AM / 23 days ago

HIGHLIGHTS-Day 14 of the Asian Games

    Aug 31 (Reuters) - Highlights of day 14 of the 18th Asian
Games in Jakarta and Palembang on Friday (times GMT):
    
    Victories in sailing and diving competitions extended
China's lead at the top of the medal table on Friday, while
Japan added three gold medals in judo to stay second.
    
 COUNTRY          GOLD    SILVER   BRONZE   TOTAL
 CHINA            118     85       60       263
 JAPAN            69      50       70       189
 SOUTH KOREA      43      54       63       160
 INDONESIA        30      23       40       93
 IRAN             19      19       20       58
 TAIWAN           16      17       27       60
 
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    1330 CHINESE ONE-TWO IN WOMEN'S DIVING
    Chinese diver Wang Han claimed gold in the women's one metre
springboard, improving on her second-place finish in the 2014
Games.
    Chen Yiwen secured a one-two finish for China with a silver,
while South Korea's Kim Su-ji took bronze.
    
    1200 SOUTH KOREA'S HA COMPLETES SAILING TREBLE  
    South Korea's Ha Jee-min clinched a third consecutive Asiad
gold in the men's sailing laser standard at the Indonesia
National Sailing Centre with a net score of 21.8.
    Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy of Malaysia took silver, while Jun
Han Ryan Lo of Indonesia got bronze.
    
    0845 THAILAND'S ANGSUTHASAWIT RACES TO KEIRIN TRIUMPH
    Jai Angsuthasawit secured Thailand's first track cycling
gold since 1970 after winning the men's keirin final.
    Japan's Yudai Nitta finished three seconds behind
Angsuthasawit to claim silver and Malaysian Mohd Azizulhasni
Awang clinched bronze.
        
    0840 HONG KONG'S LEE RETAINS SPRINT GOLD
    Hong Kong cyclist Lee Wai Sze retained the women's track 
sprint gold medal after beating South Korean Lee Hye-jin in the
final.
    Lee's compatriot Cho Sunyoung beat China's Zhong Tianshi to
win the bronze final.
    
    0830 HONG KONG CLAIM MEN'S MADISON EVENT
    Hong Kong cyclists Cheung King Lok and Leung Chun Wing won
the men's first ever madison final to be held at the Asian
Games.
    South Korea's Im Jae-yeon and Park Sang-hoon won silver
while Japan's Eiya Hashimoto and Shunsuke Imamura claimed
bronze.
    
    0810 TAIWAN'S CHAO CLINCHES ROLLER SKATE GOLD
    Taiwanese roller skater Chao Tsucheng won the men's 20km
race with a time of 33 minutes, 51.418 seconds followed by South
Koreans Choi Gwangho and Son Geunseong.
    Chao won his nation's fourth roller skating gold medal at
the Asian Games, making Taiwan the most successful country in
the event.
    
    0700 SOUTH KOREA WIN FIRST MADISON TITLE
    South Korean cycling duo An Seon-Jin and Kim You-ri have won
the inaugural women's madison gold medal with 76 points.
    Hong Kong's Pang Yao and Yang Qianyu took silver while
Chinese pair Liu Jiali and Wang Xiaofei won bronze.
    
    0230 JAPAN WIN THIRD CONSECUTIVE WOMEN'S TRIATHLON GOLD
    Yuko Takahashi won the women's triathlon, marking the third
consecutive Asian Games where a Japanese athlete has caputured
the event.
    Takahashi recorded a time of one hour, 59 minutes and 29
seconds to add to her 2017 Asian Championships triumph, while
China's Zhong Mengying finished almost two minutes behind to
take silver and Macau's Hoi Long took bronze.
    
    0200 ACTION BEGINS ON DAY 14
    Gold medals are on offer across 11 sports, including track
cycling, diving, sailing and judo, on the 14th day of the 18th
Asian Games.
    The women's football and hockey finals will be held on a
partly sunny Friday in Jakarta, with temperature around 31
degrees Celsius (88F), while the men's handball final is also on
the schedule.

 (Reporting by Aditi Prakash and Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru;
Editing by John O'Brien/Toby Davis/Pritha Sarkar)
  
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