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India surpasses the milestone of 100 medals on the penultimate day, setting a new record for the Asian Games

<p>With victories in archery and kabaddi on Saturday, India surpassed the historic 100-medal threshold at the Asian Games in Hangzhou, putting the finishing touches on their best-ever performance at an Asian Games.</p>
<p>The Indian team has exceeded all expectations by winning more medals than 100, and on the last day of competition, more are anticipated.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-221958″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/theindiaprint.com-war-between-israel-and-palestine-hamas-launches-5000-missiles-at-israeli-cities-ca.jpg” alt=”theindiaprint.com war between israel and palestine hamas launches 5000 missiles at israeli cities ca” width=”1159″ height=”788″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/theindiaprint.com-war-between-israel-and-palestine-hamas-launches-5000-missiles-at-israeli-cities-ca.jpg 272w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/theindiaprint.com-war-between-israel-and-palestine-hamas-launches-5000-missiles-at-israeli-cities-ca-220×150.jpg 220w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/theindiaprint.com-war-between-israel-and-palestine-hamas-launches-5000-missiles-at-israeli-cities-ca-150×102.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 1159px) 100vw, 1159px” title=”India surpasses the milestone of 100 medals on the penultimate day, setting a new record for the Asian Games 6″></p>
<p>It is encouraging for the next Olympics in Paris, which are in less than 10 months.</p>
<p>PM Narendra Modi tweeted, “A momentous achievement for India at the Asian Games!”</p>
<p>The achievement of 100 medals has brought great joy to the people of India.</p>
<p>25 of India’s 100 medals are gold, and the country’s archers have had a breakthrough Games.</p>
<p>The Indian team entered the Games with high expectations, motivated by the motto “Iss Baar 100 Paar,” although even themselves were unable to predict the success they would go on to enjoy.</p>
<p>According to chef de mission Bhupender Singh Bajwa, “We came here with the target of 100 medals but didn’t imagine our dream would come true.”</p>
<p>The nation previously won 70 medals at an Asian Games in Indonesia in 2018.</p>
<p>With five gold medals won in the archery competition in Hangzhou, India has been particularly successful.</p>
<p>On Saturday, Jyothi Surekha Vennam won the women’s individual compound gold, while in the men’s competition, Ojas Deotale defeated teammate Abhishek Verma.</p>
<p>Men’s, women’s, and mixed team compound archery gold medals were also won by them.</p>
<p>With three gold medals in archery, the 21-year-old Deotale stood out as the top performance.</p>
<p>“What more do I require? He remarked, “I feel like I’m in a dream.</p>
<p>In a cloudy Hangzhou, India had a perfect morning as they defeated Taiwan 26-25 to win back the women’s kabaddi championship they had previously lost to Iran.</p>
<p>The men’s kabaddi final between India and Iran will take place later on Saturday, as their men’s cricket team competes against Afghanistan for the gold.</p>
<p>When the Games are complete on Sunday, India will still come in much behind China in the overall medals standings.</p>
<p>With these victories, India has now won 100 medals in the Asian Games, including 25 gold, 35 silver, and 40 bronze. India is presently ranked fourth in the Asian Games medal count.</p>
<p>With 358 medals overall, 188 of them gold, the hosts are well ahead of the competition.</p>

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