[Asian Games] Will Korea Win its 800th Gold Medal in History? Achieved by Winning 50 More
Maldives, Timor-Leste and Bhutan challenge for first Asian Games medals
Korea ranks third in overall gold medal rankings at the Summer Asian Games,
which were founded in 1951.
China ranks first with 1,474 gold medals from the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, and Japan ranks second with 1,032.
Korea is in third place, having won 745 gold medals until the last competition.
On the 24th, the first day after the opening of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games,
5 gold medals were added, reaching 750.
If we win 50 more gold medals from the 25th, 온라인카지노사이트
we can achieve 800 gold medals in total at the Summer Asian Games, following China and Japan.
Since Korea’s goal for this tournament is to rank 3rd overall with more than 50 gold medals,
depending on the future medal race, ‘800 total gold medals’ may be achieved at this tournament,
otherwise, it will be postponed to the 2026 Nagoya Games in Japan.
Among the 750 gold medals from the Summer Asian Games that Korea has won as of the 24th,
one gold medal in canoeing won by a joint North and South Korean team
at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games is missing.
After Korea, Iran ranks fourth with 179 gold medals.
North Korea, with 110 gold medals, ranks 8th.
There are 9 countries with over 100 gold medals: China, Japan, Korea, Iran, India (155),
Kazakhstan (155), Thailand (132), North Korea, and Taiwan (100).
Some countries win more than 100 gold medals, while others do not have any medals.
Among the 45 member countries of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA),
there are three countries with zero Asian Games medals.
Bhutan, Timor-Leste, and Maldives will challenge for their first-ever medals in this competition.
The Maldives sent 75 players to this tournament, the largest among the three countries,
followed by Bhutan with 26 players and Timor-Leste with 23 players.
In addition to these three countries, there are a total of nine member countries without gold medals,
including Afghanistan, Laos, Nepal, Brunei, Yemen, and Palestine.