Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra Led The Indian Contingent
- 2018 Asian Games held at Jakarta, Indonesia
- the grandiosity opening ceremony
- opened by President Joko Widodo
The Asian Games are back!
The 18th Asian Games held at Jakarta, Indonesia. The international multi-sport event also called Asiad is held every four years, internationally. The 18th Asian Games is listed from 18th August to 2nd September. This year includes 45 nations to participate in 40 sports and 465 events. This sports competition includes Badminton, basketball, handball, rowing. Other main events are Shooting, Air rifle mixed team qualifications, hockey along with freestyle competition and many more competitions.
The opening ceremony was witnessed by around 42,000 of people at the Bung Karno stadium, Indonesia. The historic moment made when North Korea and South Korea marched together.
Talking about the Indian Contingent, it was led by Neeraj Chopra, the athlete in Javelin Throw.
Best wishes from the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to the team India for luck in the international Asian Games:
Best wishes to the Indian contingent for the @asiangames2018, which are being held in Indonesia. We are extremely proud of our athletes and I am sure they will give their best through the games. #AsianGames2018
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 18, 2018
The Indian sports minister, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore gives the best wishes to India:
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) August 18, 2018
18th Asian Games Jakarta Palembang, 2018
Talking about the sports details it also includes Archery. Athletics. Boxing. Cycling. Diving. Equestrian. Fencing. Field Hockey. Golf. Gymnastics. Judo. Kabbadi. Karate. Tennis. Swimming. Table Tennis. Taekwondo. Triathlon. Weightlifting. Wrestling and other main events.
It was started in 1951 and after that, it is being held after every 4 years at the international level.
The very first day of the international Asiad celebrated very grandiosity. The opening ceremony was done by the President, Joko Widodo. The 18th Asian Games Jakarta Palembang, 2018 is the 18th edition of second largest multi-sport event, held internationally. It was, earlier, held by the Asian Games Federation, AGF. But after the breakdown of AGF, it is held by the IOC( International Olympic Committee).
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