first_imgThe Uzbekistan veteran missed out by one-tenth of a point on a gold medal, which went to 16-year-old South Korean Yeo Seo-jeong with 14.387 points. Yeo was born 10 years after Chusovitina made her Olympic debut and won gold in the team event in ’92 in Barcelona.At the other end of the spectrum, 15-year-old Shardul Vihan became India’s youngest medalist in shooting at the Asian Games when he took silver in the double trap final behind Shin Hyun-woo of South Korea.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Vihan attends high school in Meerut, where 16-year-old 10-meter pistol gold medalist Saurabh Chaudhary is from.China continued to dominate the podium across co-host cities Jakarta and Palembang and its medal tally hit 100 — including 51 gold — halfway through the fifth day of competition. Women’s vault gold medalist South Korea’s Yeo Sejeong, centre, stands with silver medalist Uzbekistan’s Oksana Chusovitana, left, and bronze medalist North Korea’s Pyon Ry Yong during the medal ceremony for apparatus final at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)JAKARTA, Indonesia — Oksana Chusovitina continued her quest to compete at an eighth Olympics by winning asilver medal in the vault at the Asian Games at the age of 43.Chusovitina won the vault at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, and in between took silver medals in the event at the 1994 and 2014 editions of the continental games.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced That included golds in six of the day’s first eight rowing finals.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Peza offers relief to ecozone firms LATEST STORIES View commentscenter_img Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal China’s Asian Games medal haul hits 100 with 51 golds Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWslast_img

Silver lining for young and old athletes at Asian Games

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