The 2018 Asian Para Games officially known as the 3rd Asian Para Games and also known as Indonesia 2018,

India clinch 72 medal in Asian Para games 2018

India, on October 13, 2018, concluded its campaign in the Asian Games of Asia 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia with a record of medals, winning a total of 72 medals that included 15 gold 24 silver and 33 bronze medals. India was placed ninth in the general count.

In the last edition in 2014, India won 33 medals, including 3 gold, 14 silver and 16 bronze medals.

Key points

• India recorded its best show at the Asian Games in Para, tying 72 medals, including 15 gold. On the last day of the competition, Indian carriers added two gold medals and three bronze medals.

• With a total of 15 gold, 24 silver and 33 bronze medals, India ranked ninth in the total. This was the best performance of India in the Games For Asians, since in the last edition in Incheon had won 33 medals, including 3 gold, 14 silver and 16 bronze.

• China finished at the top with 319 medals, including 172 gold, 88 silver and 59 bronze, followed by South Korea with second place with 53 gold, 25 silver and 47 bronze, and then 51 gold, 42 silver and 43 bronze.

• India won around half of its medals in para-athletics with the count of 36 medals, including 7 gold, 13 silver and 16 bronze medals.

• While the badminton and chess sports categories contributed nine medals each to the Indian medal count, swimming contributed eight medals.

Asian Para Games 2018 Medal Tally

Rank

Country

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

1

China

172

88

59

319

2

Republic of Korea

53

45

46

144

3

Iran

51

42

43

136

4

Japan

45

70

83

198

5

Indonesia

37

47

51

135

6

Uzbekistan

35

24

18

77

7

Thailand

23

33

50

106

8

Malaysia

17

26

25

68

9

India

15

24

33

72

10

Hongkong

11

16

21

48

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