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India scripts history at Asian Games, wins gold medal in Equestrian after 41 years

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Hangzhou: The Indian team of Anush Agarwalla, Hriday Vipul, Divyakriti Singh and Sudipti Hajela on Tuesday created history by clinching a historic gold medal after registering a huge score of 209.205 in the Team Dressage in the ongoing 19th Asian Games on Tuesday.

This is India’s first-ever gold in this event at the Asian Games and their first gold medal in Equestrian after 41 years.After a competition that has lasted for nearly 10 hours, with a host of athletes participating from all across Asia, it is the Indian Quartet of Agarwalla, Chheda, Divyakriti and Hajela who delivered when it mattered the most.Anush Agarwalla and his horse ETRO scored the maximum score at 71.088 while Hriday Chheda-Emerald scored 69.941.

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