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Asian Para Games: India finish with 111 medals after Neeraj, Dilip win gold

Asian Para Games: India finish with 111 medals after Neeraj, Dilip win gold

India ended the Asian Para Games 2023 campaign with a best-ever haul of 111 medals. It includes 29 gold, 31 silver and 51 bronze medals.

Asian Para Games Live: India ended the Asian Para Games 2023 campaign with a best-ever haul of 111 medals. Javelin Thrower Neeraj Yadav, and athlete Dilip Gavit began the day by winning gold medals, Chess player Drpan Inani also added a gold medal as India bagged a total of 29 gold, 31 silver and 51 bronze medals.

With 111 medals, India finished fifth overall on the medals tally. Hosts China finished first with an overall tally of 521 medals. Iran, Japan and Korea finisned second, third and fourth respectively.

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Asian Para Games Live Schedule, Oct 28

Asian Para Games Day 6 Results

Athletics

Men’s javelin F55 final

Neeraj Yadav – GOLD – 33.69m, Tek Chand – BRONZE – 30.36m, Manihas – 5th – 28.13m –

Men’s long jump T63 final

Shailesh Kumar – 4th 5.54m, 5.45m – 6th

Men’s 400m T12 final

Arif Mohammad – 4th – 56.53 sec

Women’s 400m T12 final

Radha Venkatesh – 4th – 1:07.16

Men’s 400m T47 final

Dilip Mahadu – GOLD – 49.48m, Jasbeer – 4th – 50.74m

Women’s 400m T47 final

Jayanti Behera – DNS

Women’s 1500m T20 final

Pooja – 5:38.81 – BRONZE – Third

4×100 Universal relay final

Simran, Jayanthi Nehera, Shreyansh Trivedi, Manojkumar Sabapathy – DNS

Chess

All finals

Rowing

PR3 Mixed doubles sculls final (Anita, Narayana)

Dilip Gavit delivered India’s 100th medal, winning a gold medal in the men’s 400m T47 with a timing of 49.48 seconds. In the same competition, Jasbeer finished fourth. Pooja won the bronze medal in the women’s 1500m T20, while Neeraj Yadav and Tek Chand recorded a double podium finish in men’s javelin throw F55 with gold and bronze medals.

India swept off the medals chart in chess with seven medals, including two gold, one silver, and four bronze medals. The men’s and women’s teams won gold and bronze in Rapid V1-B1 events. In men’s individual Rapid V1-B1, Darpan Inani, Soundarya Pradhan, and Ashwinbhai made a clean sweep for India, winning the gold, silver, and bronze medals. Another individual medal came in the men’s Rapid V1-B2/B3 event where Kishan Gangoli won the bronze medal. India also won a medal in rowing with Anita and Narayana Konganapalle winning the silver medal in Mixed double sculls PR3. With this medal count, the Indian contingent has surpassed their previous best 72 medals achieved at the 2018 edition of the Asian Para Games in Jakarta-Palembang. https://thebridge.in/asian-para-games/full-list-indian-para-athletes-medal-winners-44562?infinitescroll=1
India bagged seven medals in chess on the day. The Men made a complete sweep in the Rapid V1-B1 events. Darpan Inani, Soundarya Pradhan, and Ashwinbhai won all the three medals respectively. The Men’s team comprising the trio also won the gold medal.

In the men’s Rapid V1-B2/B3 event Kishan Gangoli won the bronze medal. India also won a medal in rowing with Anita and Narayana Konganapalle winning the silver medal in Mixed double sculls PR3.

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