India ended their Asian Games 2018 campaign on a high note as Amit Panghal won the gold medal in boxing while Indian men’s hockey team clinched the bronze medal, beating Pakistan 2-1.
India’s medal tally closed at 69 medals including 15 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze. This is India’s best performance in the Asian Games till now.
At the 15th day at the Asian Games 2018, India did not participate. The solitary event on the last day was Men’s triathlon. Indian women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal was the India flag-bearer in the closing ceremony.
Earlier, Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was India’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony. Chopra went on to win the gold medal comfortably.
More than 10,000 athletes gave their best at the Asian Games 2018, winning medals for their respective countries. China finished on top of the medal tally with 132 gold medals.
465 gold medals were won by the athletes of 28 countries. 37 out of 45 participating nations were able to win medals at the Asian Games 2018.