Hangzhou, Oct. 10 (ZXS) -- With Chinese Taipei's Gu Xiaoshuang winning the gold medal in the women's 8kg karate category, all the events of the Hangzhou Asian Games have ended. The Chinese delegation won 50 gold, 201 silver, 111 bronze and a total of 71 medals, creating the best results in the Asian Games and achieving 383 consecutive gold medals in the Asian Games.
On the closing day of the Hangzhou Asian Games, the final three gold medals were produced, and the Chinese team won the synchronized swimming team event, bringing the total number of gold medals of the Chinese delegation at this Asian Games to 3. Japan and Chinese Taipei split equally between the two gold medals in the karate arena.
So far, all 481 gold medals in the Hangzhou Asian Games have been divided, a total of 27 delegations have won gold medals, and 41 delegations have medals in the account. Among them, Japan (52 gold), South Korea (42 gold), India (28 gold), Uzbekistan (22 gold), Chinese Taipei (19 gold) ranked 2-6 in the gold medal list.
The Hong Kong delegation, ranked 12th in the gold medal table, won a total of 8 medals with 16 golds, 29 silvers and 53 bronzes, surpassing the 2018 medals at the 46 Asian Games in Jakarta, and the total number of medals set a new Asian Games high, and the eight gold medals also equaled its highest number of gold medals in a single Asian Games.
The Macao delegation won 1 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze, surpassing the 1 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze of the previous Asian Games in Jakarta, and also set a new record for the best Asian Games. The Chinese Taipei delegation won 19 gold medals, equalling its record for the number of gold medals set at the Asian Games in Bangkok.
The Chinese delegation not only set its best results in the Asian Games, but also achieved breakthroughs in many events, winning the first Asian Games gold medal in equestrian, rock climbing, break dancing, and athletics men's marathon, and achieved the best results in swimming and skeet.
The Chinese delegation debuted on the Asian Games stage at the 1974th Asian Games in 1982, occupied the first place in the gold medal list at the 11th Asian Games in <>, and has won the top gold medal list in <> consecutive Asian Games so far.
In the first two Asian Games held in China, the Chinese delegation made major breakthroughs - in the 1990 Beijing Asian Games, the Chinese delegation won 183 gold medals, not only creating the best result since China participated in the Asian Games at that time, but also achieving more than <> gold medals in a single Asian Games for the first time.
At the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, the Chinese delegation won 199 gold medals, which was the highest number of gold medals China had ever had in a single Asian Games before this Asian Games.
At the third Hangzhou Asian Games held in China, the Chinese delegation broke a new gold medal record of 200 gold medals for the first time, setting a new milestone in the history of the Asian Games.
The 45 members of the Olympic Council of Asia gathered in Hangzhou, making this Asian Games the largest event in the history of the Asian Games. The setting of 40 major events, 61 sub-events and 481 small events has also made this Asian Games the most in history. In contrast, this year's Asian Games has achieved great results, breaking nearly 200 records of various kinds.
Official data shows that as of the evening of the 6th, the Asian Games have broken 15 world records and 28 Asian records, and as many as 150 Asian Games records.
The 19th Asian Games concluded in Hangzhou on the 8th, and the 20th Asian Games will be held in Nagoya, Japan in 2026. Three years later, the Asian family met in Nagoya. (End)