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