Indian Women’S Kabaddi Team Won Gold at Asian Beach Games [ Current Affairs - Sports ]

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Indian women’s beach kabaddi team earned gold medal at the 5th Asian Beach Games by beating Thailand with 41-31 in Danang, Vietnam. Indian women’s kabaddi team has retained this title for fifth time whereas Thailand has also lost finals match against India for the fifth time.

Location of Women’s Kabaddi Team

Location of Women’s Kabaddi Team

Location of Women’s Kabaddi Team

  • Indian women’s kabaddi team has retained this title for fifth time whereas Thailand has also lost finals match against India for the fifth time.
  • Previously Pinky Balhara won bronze in 70kg category kurash (a form of wrestling from Uzbekistan) and Amisha Tokas won silver.
  • India’s Manoj Kumar Majumdar won a bronze medal in 158cm category.
  • India has won six medals including 1 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze and ranked at 15th spot.  

Table contains shows Ranked

Table contains shows Ranked

Rank 

 NOC

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

1

Vietnam (VIE)

28

23

28

79

2

Thailand (THA)

24

14

20

58

3

China (CHN)

8

12

14

34

4

Iran (IRI)

5

2

2

9

5

Jordan (JOR)

4

4

5

13

6

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

4

2

3

9

7

Mongolia (MGL)

2

3

5

10

8

Kazakhstan (KAZ)

2

3

3

8

9

Philippines (PHI)

2

1

10

13

10

Uzbekistan (UZB)

2

1

0

3

11

Chinese Taipei (TPE)

2

0

7

9

12

Bahrain (BRN)

2

0

0

2

13

Turkmenistan (TKM)

1

3

7

11

14

Malaysia (MAS)

1

3

3

7

15

India (IND)

1

3

2

6

16

Pakistan (PAK)

1

2

5

8

17

Indonesia (INA)

1

2

3

6

18

Singapore (SGP)

1

2

2

5

19

Iraq (IRQ)

1

1

7

9

20

Cambodia (CAM)

1

1

3

5

21

Myanmar (MYA)

1

1

1

3

22

Oman (OMA)

1

1

0

2

23

Laos (LAO)

0

3

5

8

South Korea (KOR)

0

3

5

8

25

Hong Kong (HKG)

0

2

3

5

26

Lebanon (LIB)

0

1

4

5

27

Japan (JPN)

0

1

3

4

28

Syria (SYR)

0

1

1

2

29

Macau (MAC)

0

0

4

4

30

Sri Lanka (SRI)

0

0

2

2

31

Brunei (BRU)

0

0

1

1

 Independent Olympic Athletes (IOA)

0

0

1

1

Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)

0

0

1

1

About Asian Beach Games

  • The Asian Beach Games (ABG) is a multi-sport event organized every two years between countries from Asia.
  • The Olympic Council of Asia organizes these games.
  • The first event of Asian Beach Games was held in 2008 in Bali, Indonesia.
  • Year wise host countries
  1. 2010 in Muscat, Oman
  2. 2012 in Haiyang, China
  3. 2014 in Phuket, Thailand
  4. 2016 in Danang, Vietnam
  5. 2018 in Goa, Inida (Future event)

- Published on: September 30, 2016