Dushyant got a bronze medal in the Lightweight Single Sculls final on Friday, sixth day in the 18th Asian Games released here. After Dushyant, the Indian team got another bronze medal in the sailing competition. Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh got the bronze medal in the men’s lightweight doubles sculls event here.
In the final, Dushyant aimed bronze with a time of 7 minutes and 18.76 seconds to finish the tournament. Dushyant also gave India a bronze medal in the same event in the Asian Games in 2014. However, this time their time is better than the last Asian Games. He finished the competition in 7 minutes and 26.27 seconds in the Incheon 2014 Asian Games. The gold medal of the tournament won by South Korean player Hoonusu Park. He took 7 minutes and 12.86 seconds.
During the match, medal winner Dushyant’s health went down, he was taken to the stretcher after medal ceremonial. It is said that Dushyant was suffering from high blood pressure, and he was feeling uncomfortable after landing with a podium.