Asian Game 2018
By Sandeep Nagyaan · 04 Sep 2018
Asian Game 2018
India competed at the 1018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia from 18th August to 2nd September. Neerj Chopra was the flag bearer for the opening ceremony while Rani Rampal was named as the flag bearer for the closing ceremony. India bettered its previous best medal haul achieved 8 years earlier at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. India’s final tally at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia read 69 medals – 15 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze to surpass the medal count from 2010 Games in Guangzhou, China and match the gold medal tally from the first-ever Asian Games in 1951.India had a contingent of 570 athletes across 36 sports which garnered 69 medals.
List of medals & games.Athletics:
In Athletics India won total 19 medals with 7 gold, 10 silver & 2bronze.
Indian women hockey team defeat in final and won silver medal.
India won total 3 medals in wrestling, 2 gold & 1 bronze.
Total 9 medals with 2 gold, 4 silver & 3 bronze India won in this shooting category.
3 medals won with 1 gold and 2 bronze. Table Tennis: Only 2 bronze medals won India in this format. Kurash: India won only 2 medals in kurash with 1 silver & 1 bronze. Sepaktakraw: 1 bronze medal won in spaktakraw. Rowing: In rowing India won 1 gold & 2 bronze medals. Tennis: 3 medals in tennis India won with 1 gold & 2 bronze. Boxing: Total 2 medals won with 1 gold & 1 bronze. Squash: 1 silver & 4 bronze medals won in squash. Badminton: Total 2 with 1 silver & 1 bronze. Men's Hockey: bronze medal won India men hockey team. Kabaddi: Men kabaddi team won bronze & women kabaddi team won silver medal. Equestrian: 2 silver medals win equestrian. Archery: 2 silver medals won in this game. Wushu. 4 bronze medals won in wushu. Sailing: Total 3 medals won with 1 silver and 2 bronze.