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Important Questions from Asians Games 2014

Published on Friday, October 10, 2014
Important questions from Asian Games 2014

1. South Korea hosted the Asian Games 2014 for the third time. Earlier, South Korea hosted in the year 1986 and in the year 2002.

2. Asian games 2014 held in Incheon, South Korea

3. ‘Diversity Shines Here’ was the motto of Asian Games 2014.

4. The medals of Asian Games 2014 featured with pentagon-shaped symbol. The pentagon means five ports of Incheon i.e. Seaport, Airport, Leisure Port, Businessport and Teleport.

5. The stadium in which Asian Games 2014 held is known as Asiad Main Stadium and has capacity of about 61,074 seats.

6. China succeed to place at 1st position with 151 Gold medals total 342 followed by South Korea and Japan.

7. Asian Games 2014 also known as XVII Asiad held during the period 19th September 2014 to 04th October 2014 featuring about 439 events in 36 sports.

8. Almost 13,000 athletes from 45 countries had got participated the event.

9. Boxer Sarita Devi refused to take Bronze medal as blamed referees for wrong decision during semi-finals.

10. Mary Kom is the only woman boxer who won all 6 World Boxing Championships

11. India's position in medals tally - 8

List of Indian Gold Medalists in Asian Games 2014

Name of Gold Medal Winner      
Jitu Rai
Men’s 50 m Pistol Shooting
Team of Sandeep Kumar, Rajat Chauhan, Abhishek Verma
Men’s Archery
Saurav Ghoshal, Mahesh Mangaonkar, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu and Kumar Kush
Men’s Squash
Yogeshwar Dutt
Men’s freestyle 65 kg Wrestling
Seema Punia
Women’s Discuss Throw
Saketh Myneni and Sania Mirza
Mixed Double Tennis
M.C. Mary Kom
48-51 kg Boxing
Men’s Team
Priyanka Tanwar, Tintu Luka, M. Poovama and Mandeep Kaur
4 x 400 m relay athletics
Women’s Team
Men’s Team

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