India opened its medal account in the 19th Asian Games with the women's shooting team of Ramita, Mehuli Ghosh and Ashi Chouksey winning a silver medal in the women's 10m air rifle event on day 1 of the event.
The 19th Asian Games, held in Hangzhou, China, officially started on 23rd September 2023 and will end on 8th October 2023.
During the last Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, India won a record 70 medals. It included 16 golds,23 silver and 31 bronze medals.
China has consistently topped the medal tally in the Asian Games since the 1982 New Delhi Asian Games.
The first gold medal of the Hangzhou Asian Games was won by Zhou Jiaqi and Qiu Xinping of China in the women's lightweight double sculls.
At the 18th Jakarta Asian Games 2018, China won 289 medals with 132 golds, 92 silver and 65 bronze.