With 71 medals so far, the Indian contingent went past its previous best of 70 medals in the history of the Asian Games.
The archery pair of Ojas Pravin and Jyothi Surekha won the gold medal in the mixed team compound final on Wednesday. It was the 71st medal for India in the recent Asian Games.
In the 2018 Games, India had won a total of 16 gold, 23 silver, and 31 bronze medals.
In the 2023 Asian Games, the Indian contingent has already won 16 gold, 26 silver, and 29 bronze medals so far. The medal tally is expected to increase for India.
In shooting, India won a total of 22 medals while athletics has already earned the nation 23 medals.
India sent its largest-ever contingent to recent Asian Games with an aim to cross the 100-medal mark. ‘Aab ki Baar, Sau Paar’ is India’s catch line for the Hangzhou Games.