Asian Para Games 2023 : India’s medal tally of 111 is the highest ever

The Asian Para Games 2023 was held in Hangzhou, China from October 22 to 28. India sent its largest-ever contingent of 303 athletes, consisting of 191 men and 112 women. The Indian para-athletes made history by securing their 100th medal, with Dilip Mahadu Gavit winning a gold medal on the final day of the event. In total, India won 111 medals, including 18 golds, 23 silvers, and 41 bronzes. Here are some key highlights:

  1. India’s medal tally of 111 is the highest ever in the history of the Asian Para Games.
  2. India exceeded its previous best gold medal tally of 15 from the 2018 Jakarta games.
  3. India’s medal tally included 82 medals in athletics alone, with 18 golds.
  4. Indian para-athletes set several records during the games, including a world record by Avani Lekhara in shooting.

Q.: What is the total number of medals that India won at the Asian Para Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China?

a) 82
b) 111
c) 303
d) 15

Ans : b) 111

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