Asian Games 2018: Day 14, India finish with the best ever medal tally

As the 18th Asian Games draw to it close ceremony, the Indian contingent can be happy with their best-ever medal haul in Games

The Indian squad clinched the eighth rank with a total of 69 medals (15 Gold, 24 Silver and 30 Bronze) in the Games held at Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia. While China with 289 medals (132 Gold, 92 Silver and 65 Bronze) topped the charts.

Athletics was the category that saw the most number of medals (19) as well as the most number of Gold (7). A major disappointment was the performance of hockey and kabaddi contingent as the men’s teams in both the sports had to settle for the Bronze. However, the women’s teams in both hockey and kabaddi went onto settle for the Silver.

We bring to you a complete list of the Gold medal winners from the 2018 Asian Games.

  1. Saurabh Chaudhary – Men’s 10-metre air pistol
  2. Tajinderpal Singh Toor – Men’s Shot put
  3. Neeraj Chopra – Men’s Javelin Throw
  4. Manjit Singh – Men’s 800m
  5. Arpinder Singh – Men’s Triple Jump
  6. Swapna Barman – Women’s Heptathlon
  7. Jinson Johnson – Men’s 1500m
  8. M. R. Poovamma, Saritaben Gaikwad, Hima Das, V.K. Vismaya – Women’s 4x400m Relay
  9. Amit Panghal – Men’s Light Fly (49kg)
  10. Pranab Bardhan, Shibhnath Sarkar – Men’s Pair
  11. Sawarn Singh, Dattu Baban Bhokanal, Om Prakash, Sukhmeet Singh – Men’s Quadruple Sculls 
  12. Rahi Sarnobat – Women’s 25-metre pistol
  13. Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan – Men’s Doubles 
  14. Bajrang Punia – Men’s freestyle 65 kg
  15. Vinesh Phogat – Women’s freestyle 50 kg

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