Asian Para Games 2023: India crosses 100-medal mark, nearing 30 gold

Asian Para Games 2023: India crossed 100-medal mark at Hangzhou.

Published : Oct 28, 2023 11:10 IST , CHENNAI - 1 MIN READ

Para archer Rakesh Kumar in action.
Para archer Rakesh Kumar in action. | Photo Credit: ANI

Para archer Rakesh Kumar in action. | Photo Credit: ANI

The Indian para-athletes continued to shine at the fourth Asian Para Games at Hangzhou in China as they collectively crossed the coveted 100-medal mark on Saturday.

Earlier, India surpassed its best-ever medal haul on Thursday, going over the 72-medal (15 gold, 24 silver, 33 bronze) mark to improve its performance at the 2018 Jakarta Games.


India’s medal tally read 29 gold, 31 silver and 51 bronze to a total of 111 medals at the time of the writing, and the count is expected to increase till the end of the competitions.

India crosses the coveted 100 medal mark with the 26th gold clinched by Dilip Gavit in the men’s T-47 400m event on Saturday.

Meanwhile, China is head and shoulders above the rest, with over 500 medals, including 200-plus gold medals.

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