Yogeshwar Dutt
Dutt has clinched the fourth gold medal for India in IncheonReuters file

Yogeshwar Dutt has clinched the fourth gold medal for India in the 2014 Asian Games, after emerging victorious against Zalimkhan Yusupov of Tajikistan in the final of the men's freestyle 65kg wrestling.

The 28-year-old, who had claimed a bronze at the 2012 London Olympics and a gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games respectively, managed to get the gold for India at the Asiad by comfortably beating Yusupov 3-0 at the Dowon Gymnasium.

This is India's fourth gold medal at Incheon after Jeetu Rai's triumph in the men's 10m Air Pistol, Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Sandhu, Mahesh Mangaonkar and Kumar Kush's win in the men's Team Squash and Rajat Chauhan, Sandeep Kumar, Abhishek Verma victory in the men's Team Compound.

Meanwhile, MR Poovamma, Rajiv Arokia and Manju Bala all claimed bronze medals in women's 400m, men's 400m and women's hammer throw respectively.

Poovamma clocked 52.36 seconds to finish in third place behind Oluwakemi Adekoya (51.59 seconds) of Bahrain and Vietnam's Thi Lan Quach (52.06 seconds) at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.

Arokia, on the other hand, clocked a time of 45.92 seconds to finish behind Saudi Arabia's Yousef Ahmed Masrahi, who claimed gold with a time of 44.66 seconds. Bahrain clinched silver.

Bala also won the bronze medal after finishing third in the women's hammer throw with a distance of 60.47 metres. The silver went to China's Zheng Wang (74.16m), while compatriot Wenxiu Zhang claimed gold with a distance of 77.33m.

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