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Asian Games 2018 | Athletics, Women's 100m, Day 8: Dutee Chand fighting for GOLD, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

The athletics action for the Indian athletes gets underway shortly!
Updated: 26 August 2018 19:57 IST - Published: 26 August 2018 08:48 IST
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That's all the action we have for you from today's athletics events! 

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the live updates and more from the 2018 Asian Games!
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Here's the wrap-up of today's Indian athletes in action - 

Women's 400m - Hima Das (Silver)
Men's 400m - Muhammed Anas (Silver)
Women's 100m - Dutee Chand (Silver)

Men's 10,000m - Lakshmanan Govindan (Bronze, UNCONFIRMED)
Men's Long Jump - Shreeshankar (6th place)


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Here are the final results from the Women's 100m finals!
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Dutee sports a huge smile and poses for the camera, wrapped up in the Indian flag as she waves to the crowd! 

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Dutee Chand wins the silver medal in the women's 100m finals with a timing of 11.32s! 

What a moment for Dutee and India!
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Dutee Chand did take the lead in the start and steamed away from the rest of the pack before Bahrain's Odiong pulled through to clinch the gold medal. 
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We now await the result, Dutee is in line for a silver medal!
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Fantastic run from Dutee as she gathered momentum with every step!
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Beautiful start for Dutee!
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Right then, we are set!

On your marks, set and go!!
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A namaste and a fist pump as Dutee is introduced to the crowd! She looks pumped and ready!
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The athletes are on the track and are underway with their warmups! 

Action soon!
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In the qualifiers, Dutee clocked 11.38s to qualify from top spot of Heat 2 while in the semifinals, she finished with a time of 11.43s.
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As we wait for the update on Govindan's bronze medal finish (or not), we will have Dutee Chand in action soon!
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Clarification regarding Govindan's status:

He stepped out of the lane but he still might have a chance to retain his medal.

We'll have to see what the final decision is regarding him.

Watch this space for further updates on Govindan!
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Dharun Ayyasamy has qualified in second place for the final! That was a smashing performance by the Indian!!
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The results of all the semi-finals have been updated and the field for the final has been released.
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BOTH THE INDIANS GET AUTOMATIC QUALIFICATIONS!!!!!
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Dharun Ayyasamy QUALIFIES FOR THE FINAL!!!!!
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Here we go!
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Dharun Ayyasamy will be looking to join Tamilarasan in the final.

Can he?
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And now let's turn out attention to the men's 400m hurdles again as another Indian is in action.
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That was heartbreaking, but rules are rules and we have to accept them.
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Govindan Lakshmanan has been disqualified and has lost his bronze medal in the men's 10000m
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Some highly disappointing news coming in!
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Final standings of this semi-final coming up!
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The Indian is just 20-year-old!!! Remarkable performance that was!
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WHAT A RUN BY THE INDIAN IN THE FINAL STRETCH!!!
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AND HE QUALIFIES FOR A FINAL BERTH!!!!!
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The introduction of the athletes is over and the race is about to begin!
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Can he get a final berth?

Let's find out!
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India's Santhosh Kumar Tamilarasan is in this semi-final
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And men's 400m hurdles semi-finals is under way!

We are back with live updates!
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Don't go anywhere as we have two more events involving Indians!!

Stay tuned for live updates!
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And the the men's long jump has come to an end.

Final standings coming up!
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He sure will be as he is very, very talented. Unfortunately, his medal hopes were dashed tonight by a late surge from the home hope Sapwaturrahman and the two Japanese -- Hashioka and Shiroyama.
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Sreeshankar fouled his fifth attempt and shouted, "I'll be back!"
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Sreeshankar has now dropped to the sixth position....looks like medal hopes are over for him
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Current standings in the fifth attempt coming up!
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The Indian now has to go above 8m to be in medal contention
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Meanwhile, India fans will be disappointed to hear that Sreeshankar has slipped to the FIFTH position in men's long jump
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