With 72 medals, it’s India’s best Asian Para Games show in Jakarta

India recorded its best-ever showing by adding two more gold as the 2018 Asian Para Games drew to a close in Jakarta today.

In men’s singles SL3 class Badminton, India’s Pramod Bhagat defeated Ukun Rukaendi of Indonesia 21-19, 15-21, 21-14 to clinch the gold medal.

Para shuttler Tarun added another gold for India on the final day of the event by beating Yuyang Gao of China 21-16, 21-6 in the men’s singles SL4 class.

With 15 gold, 24 silver and 33 bronze medals, India is placed ninth in the overall tally.

China is at the top with 172 gold, 88 silver and 59 bronze followed by South Korea 53 gold, 25 silver & 47 bronze and Iran 51 gold, 42 silver and 43 bronze.

In the last edition in 2014, India won 33 medals – 3 gold, 14 silver and 16 bronze.

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