India won 60 medals including 13 gold in Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou

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As of 2 October 2023, India has won 60 medals (13 gold, 24 silver, 23 bronze).

An Overview of the News

  • A 655-member Indian contingent participated in the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou.

  • The event began on 23 September and will end on 8 October.

Previous performances at Jakarta 2018:

  • India achieved a historic record with 70 medals (16 gold, 23 silver, 31 bronze).

Asian Games 2023 total medal tally as of 2 October 2023:

  • China is on top with 142 gold medals.

  • Japan is in second place with 31 gold medals.

  • The Republic of Korea is in third place with 30 gold medals.

Hangzhou Asian Games 2023:

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping officially opened the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China on September 23, 2023.

  • The 19th Hangzhou Asian Games will be held from 23 September to 8 October 2023.

  • The opening ceremony was held at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium, also known as the Big Lotus.

  • Nearly 12,500 athletes from 45 countries and territories in Asia are competing in 61 disciplines across 40 sports.

  • The slogan of the Games is 'Heart to Heart, @Future.'

Important Points

  • India has sent a strong delegation of 665 members to these games.

  • During the opening ceremony, the Indian team flag was raised by Indian men's hockey team captain Harmanpreet Singh and Olympic bronze medalist in boxing Lovlina Borgohain.

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