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Asian Para Games 2023: India Creates History With Highest-ever Medal Tally

Coming into this edition, previously India had won 14 medals at the 2010 edition, 33 in 2014 and 72 in 2018.

Avani Lekhara with her Gold medal she won at the Asian Para Games 2023 in Hangzhou
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Mirroring the feat achieved by the athletes in the Asian Games 2023, where India crossed the 100-medal mark (107), the India para athletes have also registered themselves in the record books by achieving the highest-ever medal tally at the Asian Para Games. The Indian medal tally has swelled to 73 medals and counting as it lookts to achieved the most remarkable performance ever at the Asian Para Games. India’s previous best performance in the Para Asian Games came in the 2018 event, when it won 15 gold medals. (Medal TallyMore Sports News)

India had won 14 medals at the 2010 edition, 33 in 2014 and 72 in 2018.

Earlier, Sachin Sarjerao Khilari won India it's 16th gold in the men’s F-46 shot put. He breached the Games Record mark by registering 16.03m.

Para athlete Rohit Kumar grabbed a bronze from the same event with a best throw of 14.56m.

Bhagyashri Madhavrao Jadhav won silver by finishing second in women’s shot put-F34.

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