Asian Games 2023: India demands gold from Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Borgohain will deliver golden punch
China is at the top of the medals tally with its athletes winning 151 gold, 126 silver and 106 bronze so far. Meanwhile, India is closing in on a historic 100-medal mark with 18 gold, 23 silver, 41 bronze medals so far. With two days left, it will be interesting to see if India can win 100 medals.
India has been making rapid strides in the sporting universe and is galloping towards becoming a sporting powerhouse. It finished fourth on the medal tally in Hangzhou behind China, South Korea and Japan with a total of 107 medals.
Ram Baboo's journey from being the son of a daily wage labourer in an impoverished village in Uttar Pradesh to winning a bronze medal in the Asian Games is indeed an inspiring and heartwarming story.
The Indian contingent produced an exemplary effort in Hangzhou. Sports like archery, shooting, cricket and athletics among others witnessed praiseworthy showings from the Indians. India bagged 29 medals across several disciplines in athletics and 22 medals across a wide array of shooting events.
Several Indian athletes supported by the Reliance Foundation who were a part of the Indian contingent at the 19th edition of the Asian Games brought laurels to the country by putting on a show. India recorded its all-time best Asiad performance in Hangzhou after claiming 107 medals.
The closing ceremony of the 19th edition of the Asian Games will highlight China's remarkable progress in technology and will last for 75 minutes. Just like the opening ceremony, the closing ceremony will also feature the digital torch bearer and will be the centre of attraction.
India ended the Asian Games 2023 with a record-breaking medal tally of 107. India became the fourth country to enter into the triple digits in a single edition of the Asian Games. Here's how the nation has performed in all editions of the continental event.
Asian Games 2023: There was a big controversy in the India vs Iran Kabaddi Gold medal clash and the final was stopped for an hour when it approached the final minute. Both sides were not satisfied with the review decisions and kept protesting.
Playing in their first-ever Asiad, the men's cricket team bagged a Gold medal after the final against Afghanistan was called off due to rain in Hangzhou. Rain halted the game when Afghanistan were batting at 112/5 in 18.2 overs while batting first.
Asian Games 2023: India and Iran played a humdinger of a Gold medal match at the Asian Games 2023. There was a late drama in the second half of the match. However, India were awarded three points and went on to win the Gold medal.
The World No. 2 pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy beat the Korean duo in the final to script history for India in the Asian Games. This is the 13th medal in Badminton in the Asian Games for India but a first-ever Gold as the pair of Chirag-Satwik continues to rewrite history.
Rain ruined the fun of a final in the Asian Games as India were declared winners of the continental event by virtue of being a higher-seeded team as compared to Afghanistan. It was a gloomy day in Hangzhou as the bronze medal match was also reduced to a five-over clash.
Asian Games 2023: Jyothi Surekha was not an archery initially. Her first love was swimming and she also shattered a world record in the sport. But when she was introduced to archery, she created more history. Here is all you need to know about her.
Asian Games 2023: A historic feat of 100 medals was achieved by the Indian contingent at the 19th Hangzhou Games in China with the women's kabaddi team completing the milestone. The Ritu Negi-led women's kabaddi team beat Chinese Taipei 26-25 in a thriller in the final to win third Asian Games Gold.
Asian Games 2023: The Indian contingent claimed an unprecedented 100th medal with a thrilling 26-25 victory over Chinese Taipei in the women's kabaddi final here on Saturday.
The medal tally reached 99 for India in the ongoing 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou with archers adding four back-to-back medals on Saturday, October 7, including two Gold. After Jyothi Vennam's Gold, Ojas Deotale won men's individual Gold while Abhishek Verma won a Silver in a double podium finish.
Indian archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam won her third Gold in the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou as she beat Korea's Chaewon So in the women's individual final. Jyothi won a Gold in mixed team and women's team events earlier and overcame a slightly poor start to ensure a third top-of-the-podium finish.
Asian Games 2023 Day 14: India became the only fourth country to touch the historic 100-medal mark in Asian Games history after China, Japan and South Korea. India bagged 12 medals on the last day to take its overall medal tally to a record 107 and finished fourth in the standings.
India will be looking to finish their Asian Games 2023 campaign high with multiple events, including two Kabbadi finals, to ensure the contingent medals. The men's cricket team will target a Gold in their Asiad debut while the Satwik-Chirag pair features in the men's badminton doubles final.
Indian men's cricket beat Nepal in the quarterfinal and Bangladesh in the semifinal to enter the summit clash for Gold while Afghanistan stunned higher-ranked Pakistan to reach the final of the men's cricket in the Asian Games 2023 on Friday.