India finished the 19th Asian Games with 107 Medals

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India finished the 19th Asian Games with a total of 107 medals: 28 gold, 38 silver and 41 bronze.

An Overview of the News

  • This achievement surpassed her previous record of 70 medals at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games.

  • The first medal for India was gold, won by the men's 10m air rifle shooting team of Divyansh Panwar, Rudraksh Patil, and Aishwarya Pratap.

  • The men's chess team won the 106th medal.

  • The 107th medal was won by the women's chess team, comprising Koneru Humpy, Vaishali Rameshbabu, Vantika Agarwal, Savita Sri B and Harika Dronavalli.

Games Description:

  • The 19th Asian Games, initially scheduled for 2022, were postponed due to COVID-19 and took place from September 23 to October 8, 2023.

  • The 20th Asian Games are scheduled to be held in Aichi, Japan in 2026.

Historical Achievements:

  • India won more than 100 medals for the first time in a single edition of the Asian Games, joining China, Japan and South Korea in the feat.

  • The women's Kabaddi team won the 100th gold medal for India.

Gold Medals by Category:

  • India won the highest number of gold medals in shooting, a total of 7.

  • Athletics came second, with India winning 6 gold medals.

  • In archery compound teams, both men's and women's teams won all 5 gold medals.

  • India won gold in badminton at the Asian Games for the first time, with Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy winning the men's doubles event.

  • Gold medals were won in both men's and women's javelin throw events. Neeraj Chopra won in the men's category while Annu Rani won in the women's category.

  • India was victorious in both men's and women's cricket.

Age Records:

  • Sanjana Bathula became the youngest Indian to win a medal at the Asian Games at the age of 15 years, 3 months and 11 days, earning a bronze medal in women's speed skating.

  • Jaggi Shivdasani became the oldest Indian Asian Games medalist at the age of 65 years, 7 months and 20 days as part of the silver medal-winning men's bridge team.

Athletics Records:

  • Vithya Ramraj equaled PT Usha's national record and won a bronze medal in the women's 400m hurdles.

  • Avinash Sable creates an Asian Games record by winning a gold medal in men's 3000m steeplechase.

Shooting Records:

  • Sift Kaur Samra sets world record and earns a gold medal in women's 50m rifle 3 positions final.

  • The men's 10m air rifle team of Rudranksh Patil, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar and Divyansh Singh created a world record by winning gold.

  • In the men's 50-meter rifle 3 positions, the team of Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar, Swapnil Kusale and Akhil Sheoran also created a world record by winning the gold medal.

  • Manu Bhaker, Isha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan created a world record and won gold medals in the women's 25m pistol.

  • Palak Gulia created an Asian Games record by winning a gold medal in women's 10-meter air pistol.

  • The men's trap team of Kinan Chenai, Zorawar Singh Sandhu, and Prithviraj Toindaman set an Asian Games record by earning gold.

Archery Records:

  • Aditi Gopichand Swami created the Asian Games record by winning a gold medal in women's compound archery.

  • Jyoti Surekha Vennam equaled the Asian Games record by winning the gold medal in women's compound archery.

Final medal tally at the Hangzhou Asian Games:





South Korea



Gold Medal






Silver Medal






Bronze Medal












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