Asian Games 2019: China to host the sporting carnival on Sep 10 to 25

Sep 03 2018 03:10 PM
Asian Games 2019: China to host the sporting carnival on Sep 10 to 25

New Delhi: The 18th Asian Games concluded on Sunday in Jakarta and Palembang-Indonesia's capital. On this occasion, President of Indonesia and President of Asian Olympic Council Sheikh Ahmed Al Fahad Al Sabah officially announced the scheduled and place of the 19th Asian Games. The 19th Asian Games will be held in Hengju, China between September 10-25. After the colorful program here.

Worth mention here 18th Asian Games were held from August 18 to September 2 in which 11,300 athletes from 45 countries had participated. Here India has performed historically, and it remains at eighth position. India got a total of 69 medals in these games. The medal tally includes 15 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze medals.

It is must be noted that in these games, India has been the best performer since 1951. Earlier for the first time India had won 65 medals in Guangzhou in the year 2010. India had won 15 gold medals in the Asian Games in 1991, after which India has now won 15 gold medals. In these games, China has taken the first place with 282 medals, including 132 gold, 92 silver and 65 bronze medals.

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