Asian Games Update: India Stands at No. 9 With 17 Medals, China Tops With 101 Medals So Far

Asian Games 2018 are currently being held in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang. It is the first time that the Asian Games are being co-hosted in two cities. The opening ceremony was held on August 18 at Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta.

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Let's have a look at how the countries are performing and where does India stands currently.

1- Currently, China tops the Asian Games Medal Tally with a total of 101 Medals which include 51 Gold, 34 Silver, and 16 Bronze.

2- Japan holds the second position with a total of 74 medals. It has won 20 gold medals, 25 silver and 29 bronze medals.

3- On number 3 is Republic of Korea with 59 medals in its kitty which comprises of 12 Gold, 20 Silver and 29 Bronze medals.

4- Iran comes next with 9 Gold Medals, 7 Silver, and 8 Bronze, making a total of 24.

5- The host country Indonesia is on 5 with 21 medals comprising of 7 Gold, 5 silver, and 9 bronze.

6- Thailand is on number 6 with 6 gold medals, 3 silver and 16 bronze, thus collecting 25 medals in total.

7- DPR Korea is at 7 with 11 medals. However, it is ahead of India because it has won more gold medals than India. Till now, DPR Korea has won 6 gold medals.

8- Uzbekistan is leading India with just 1 medal. It has won total 18 medals out of which 4 are Gold.

9- India is on Number 9 with 17 medals in total. Till now, it has won 4 gold medals, 4 silver and 9 bronze.

10- At number 10 is Chinese Taipie with 3 gold medals. However, it has won more medals than India with a count of 18.

11- Countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Korea, UAE, Yemen etc are currently on count zero as they haven't won any medal till now.

Here's a list of Indians who have won medals till now:

1- Rahi Sarnobat won Gold in the 25m pistol competition .

2- Divya Kakran Won Bronze in 68kg Women's Freestyle Wrestling

3- Sanjeev Rajput won Silver in 50m Rifle

4- 16 Year old Saurabh Chaudhary won Gold in the 10m Air Pistol event.

5- Abhishek Verma Bags Bronze in 10m Air Pistol Event

6- Wrestler Vinesh Phogat brings Gold and becomes the First Indian Woman Wrestler to Win Gold in Asiad.

7- 19-Year-Old Lakshay won Silver in Men's Trap Shooting.

8- Bajrang Punia won  Gold Medal in Wrestling.

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9- 15 year old Shardul Vihan won Silver In Double Trap.

10- Deepak Kumar bagged Silver at Men's 10m Rilfle.

11- Ravi Kumar and Apurvi Chandela bagged the bronze in the 10m Air Rifle mixed team event.

12- Ankita Raina won Bronze in Women's Tennis.

Stay tuned for more updates from Asian Games 2018.



by Admin | Thu, Aug 23 - 03:32 PM

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