The 19th Asian Games are scheduled to take place in Hangzhou, China, from September 23 to October 8, 2023. The event will include a total of 61 different sporting disciplines.
- India is sending a 655-member delegation to the Asian Games, participating in 40 different sports.
- The sport of Athletics will have the largest Indian representation with 68 athletes.
- Both the Indian men’s and women’s cricket teams will make their debut in the Asian Games.
- A dispute has arisen between India and China due to China’s alleged discrimination against three athletes from Arunachal Pradesh. India has formally protested against China’s refusal to grant visas and accreditation to martial art (wushu) players from Arunachal Pradesh.
Q.: In which city and country is the Asian Games in 2023 being held?
a) In Tokyo, Japan
b) In Hangzhou, China
c) In Beijing, China
d) In Mumbai, India
Answer: b) In Hangzhou, China