23rd Asian Athletics Championships Concludes: Bahrain Tops, India Finishes 4th

The 2019 Asian Athletics Championships was the 23rd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships. The 4-day event was held from at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar.

Bahrain topped the medal tally with 11 Golds followed by China (9 Gold) and Japan (5 Gold). India clinched the 4th spot with 17 total medals including 3 Gold. PU Chitra won gold in Women’s 1,500 metres race.

Here is the list of top 4 countries in the Championship:

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.  Bahrain 11 7 4 22
2.  China 9 13 7 29
3.  Japan 5 4 9 18
4.  India 3 7 7 17


Source- Athletics Asia

Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains 2019:

  • 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar India.
  • India topped the medal tally with for the 1st time in 22nd edition.

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