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:
- India’s medal tally of 111 is the highest ever in the history of the Asian Para Games.
- India exceeded its previous best gold medal tally of 15 from the 2018 Jakarta games.
- India’s medal tally included 82 medals in athletics alone, with 18 golds.
- 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?
Ans : b) 111