Yogeshwar, Khushbir win medals for India
Yogeshwar Dutt ended the nation’s 28-year-old wait for a gold medal from Asian Games wrestling while race walker Khushbir Kaur won the silver medal . Yogeshwar, Olympic bronze medallist, put on a stupendous show in winning 3-0 in the title-clash against Zalimkhan Yusupov of Tajikistan. Yogeshwar’s gold in men’s 65kg freestyle was India’s first since 1986, when Kartar Singh had won the yellow metal in the Seoul Games. In the track and field contest, Khushbir set the day for India by winning the silver medal in an hour and 33 minutes, 2.01 minutes behind China’s Xiuzhi Lu, who took the gold in the women’s 20km race walk event.