2018 Asian Games medal table

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The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the XVIII Asiad, is the largest sporting event in Asia governed by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). It was held at Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia between 18 August – 2 September 2018, with 465 events in 40 sports and disciplines featured in the Games.[1][2] This resulted in 465 medal sets being distributed.

Two bronze medals were awarded in some sports: all events in badminton (7), boxing (10), bridge (6), fencing (12), judo (15), jujitsu (8), kabaddi (2), karate (12), kurash (7), Ssambo (4), sepak takraw (6), soft tennis (5), squash (4), table tennis (5), taekwondo (14), tennis (5) and wrestling (18), most events in pencak silat (10) and some events in wushu (6). Furthermore, there was a third-place tie in athletics men's high jump event, giving a total of 157 additional bronze medals.

As a result, a total of 1,552 medals comprising 465 gold medals, 465 silver medals, and 622 bronze medals were awarded to athletes.

Medal table[edit]

  *   Host nation (Indonesia)[3]

2018 Asian Games medal table
RankNOCGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)1329265289
2 Japan (JPN)755674205
3 South Korea (KOR)495870177
4 Indonesia (INA)*31244398
5 Uzbekistan (UZB)21242570
6 Iran (IRI)20202262
7 Chinese Taipei (TPE)17193167
8 India (IND)15243069
9 Kazakhstan (KAZ)15174476
10 North Korea (PRK)12121337
11 Bahrain (BRN)127726
12 Thailand (THA)11164673
13 Hong Kong (HKG)8182046
14 Malaysia (MAS)7131636
15 Qatar (QAT)64313
16 Mongolia (MGL)591125
17 Vietnam (VIE)4161838
18 Singapore (SGP)441422
19 Philippines (PHI)421521
20 United Arab Emirates (UAE)36514
21 Kuwait (KUW)3126
22 Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)261220
23 Jordan (JOR)21912
24 Cambodia (CAM)2013
25 Saudi Arabia (KSA)1236
26 Macau (MAC)1225
27 Iraq (IRQ)1203
28 Korea (COR)1124
 Lebanon (LBN)1124
30 Tajikistan (TJK)0437
31 Laos (LAO)0235
32 Turkmenistan (TKM)0123
33 Nepal (NEP)0101
34 Pakistan (PAK)0044
35 Afghanistan (AFG)0022
 Myanmar (MYA)0022
37 Syria (SYR)0011
Totals (37 NOCs)4654656221552

NOCs without medal[edit]

Change in medal standings[edit]

On 3 September 2018, it was announced that Pürevdorjiin Orkhon of team Mongolia had tested positive for Stanozolol in a urine test conducted on 20 August 2018. Violating the anti-doping rules, Orkhon was stripped of her gold medal.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jakarta Asian Games 2018 to incorporate 40 sports and 462 gold medal events". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Forty sports and 462 events included in final programme for Jakarta 2018". Inside The Games. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Medals". asiangames2018.id. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Mongolian gold medallist tests positive". Olympic Council of Asia. Retrieved 5 September 2018.

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