Asian Games 2023: How India Performed Against The Competitors?

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Sports and games have always been an integral part of our daily lives. When it comes to fitness, nothing can work as beneficial as an outdoor sport for a person. Championships and trophies always motivate an athlete to work hard and follow the discipline. However, Asian games 2023 occur once every four years. Asiad or Asian Games is a continental multi-sport event in which athletes all over Asia take part. Till now, 46 nations have already taken part in this competition. Once AGF(Asian Games Federation) was used to regulate this game. They did this till 1978. But from the 1982 games, the OCA(Olympic Council Of Asia) organized the game. 

However, the Asian games are happening in China this year. In this article, we are going to discuss the performance of participant countries, how India performed, and how important it is in the sports industry. Now let’s get the following topics elaborated.

How India Performed In Asian Games 2023?

We, the Indians, are always a step forward when it comes to sports. In the Asian Continental multisport event, India did take part this year too, and performed as we expected from Indian athletes. India won a total of 81 medals in different sports including gold medals. Our nation participated in different sports like chess, kabaddi, archery, etc. Now let’s take a closer look at all of the achievements of our champion athletes. 

Position Rally In Asian Games 2023 

In the Asian Games 2023, India consolidated fourth place for herself in terms of total medals. The total number of medals is still in doubt. Some say that India has won a total of 81 medals while some say the number is not 81 it’s 86. But still, India has won 21 gold medals till 5th October in different sports segments. However, China reserved first place with a total of 326 medals till now. Japan and the Public of Korea are in second and third place accordingly with a total of 150 and 1544 medals in total. 

Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Sandhu won the gold medal for India in squash mixed doubles. Neeraj Chopra and Kishore Jena dominated the men’s javelin throw sports segment and won the gold medal and silver medal respectively for India. Indian Kabaddi team also defeated 

Chinese Taipei by 50-27 and made a confirmed position in the finals. Also, the position will come with a confirmed medal. 

Medal Standing Chart of Asian Games 2023 

Rank Country Gold Silver bronzeTotal 
 People’s Republic of China 1769653325
 Japan 405159150
 Republic of Korea334774154
 India 21323386
 Uzbekistan 16162254
 Chinese Taipei15152252
 Thailand 10122749
 Bahrain 101516
 DPR Korea913 830
 Hong Kong7162952

Other Achievements in Asian Games 2023

Pooja Gehlot made a path to the semis in women’s wrestling, but unfortunately, Antim Panghal lost in the quarter. Indian women’s compound archery team reserved a confirmed place in the finals by defeating Indonesia by 233-219. In badminton, P.V Sindhu was defeated by China’s He Bingjiao by 12-2 and got knocked out of the competition. 


How many medals India won in Asian Games 2023 medal tally?

According to the Asian Games Medal tally on October 4, India has won 73 medals in total. There are 16 gold medals on India’s side till now. 

Who won gold for India in the Asian Games 2023?

Till now, India has won a total of 16 gold medals in different sports segments. Ojas Deotale and Jyothi Surekha Vennam from the Indian mixed compound archery team, have won noticeably gold medals for our nation. It was officially the 71st medal for India. 

Who is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal?

India won the first women’s gold medal in the Olympics in the weightlifting segment. Weightlifter Karnam Malleswari won the gold medal and became the first woman to win a gold medal in the Olympics. 

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