As the 18th #AsianGames draw to a close, congratulations to all medal winners & participants who were part of these historic games. India set a new record for most medals & equalled the record for most golds in #AsianGames2018.#ProudIndia #SAI #IndiaAtAsianGames #KheloIndiapic.twitter.com/PpVpg6ZueW — SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) September 2, 2018
India ended their Asian Games 2018 campaign on a high note as Amit won the gold medal in boxing while Indian men's hockey team clinched the bronze medal, beating Pakistan 2-1. India's medal tally closed at 69 medals including 15 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze. This is India's best performance in the Asian Games till now. At the 15th day at the Asian Games 2018, India will not be participating. The solitary event that will take place is Men's triathlon. After the event, the closing ceremony will take place. Indian women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal will be the India flag-bearer.
The closing ceremony will have superstars performing and enthralling the audience. Superstars like Isyana Sarasvati, iKon, Ran, Denada, GIGI, Dira Sugandi, and many more will be on the stage. The ceremony will be live from 1730 IST. More than 10,000 athletes gave their best at the Asian Games 2018, winning medals for their respective countries. 465 gold medals were won by the athletes of 28 countries. 37 out of 45 participating nations were able to win medals at the Asian Games 2018. China finished on top of the medal tally with 132 gold medals.