Athletes in Pursuit of Asian Games Medals

Uzbekistan's Nigora Tursunkulova won a bronze medal in taekwondo at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) on Monday (20/08). (Antara Photo/Inasgoc/Sunyoto)

By : JG | on 4:35 PM August 21, 2018
Category : Eyewitness, Multimedia, Photos

As the 2018 Asian Games is underway, all participating athletes are striving for the best results in the most prestigious multisports event in Asia. This year, 45 countries represented by more than 17,000 athletes and officials and around 150,000 supporters from across Asia compete in Jakarta and South Sumatra's Palembang. Here is how Monday (20/08) unfolded for them.

Indian wrestler Vinesh celebrates her golden win over Japan's Yuki Irie in women's freestyle wrestling at JCC. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) Indian wrestler Vinesh celebrates her golden win over Japan's Yuki Irie in women's freestyle wrestling at JCC. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

 

Supporters of the South Korean football team watch the preliminary round of the Asian Games football group E between South Korea and Kyrgyzstan at the Jalak Harupat Stadium in Bandung, West Java. (Antara Photo/Inasgoc/Raisan Al Farisi) Supporters of the South Korean football team watch the preliminary round of the Asian Games football group E between South Korea and Kyrgyzstan at the Jalak Harupat Stadium in Bandung, West Java. (Antara Photo/Inasgoc/Raisan Al Farisi)

 

East Timorese lifter Norberto dos Reis Gama performs in the weight class up to 56 kilograms at JiExpo, Jakarta. (Antara Photo/Inasgoc/Fanny Octavianus) East Timorese lifter Norberto dos Reis Gama performs in the weight class up to 56 kilograms at JiExpo, Jakarta. (Antara Photo/Inasgoc/Fanny Octavianus)

 

Hong Kong's handball goalkeeper Laan Hei Leung stands next to South Korean player Seungdo Na, who got injured during a game at GOR POPKI, Cibubur, Jakarta. (Antara Photo/Inasgoc/Fulli Shafi) Hong Kong's handball goalkeeper Laan Hei Leung stands next to South Korean player Seungdo Na, who got injured during a game at GOR POPKI, Cibubur, Jakarta. (Antara Photo/Inasgoc/Fulli Shafi)

 

Indonesian kabaddi athletes stop the Japanese Kabaddi team at the Garuda Theater building, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII), Jakarta. (Antara Photo/Inasgoc/Syaiful Arif) Indonesian kabaddi athletes stop the Japanese Kabaddi team at the Garuda Theater building, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII), Jakarta. (Antara Photo/Inasgoc/Syaiful Arif)

 

North Korean wrestler Pak Yong Mi celebrates after winning gold medal women's freestyle in the weight class up to 53 kilograms. (Reuters Photo/Issei Kato) North Korean wrestler Pak Yong Mi celebrates after winning gold medal women's freestyle in the weight class up to 53 kilograms. (Reuters Photo/Issei Kato)

 

Risako Kawai of Japan reacts after loosing her fight. (Reuters Photo/Issei Kato) Risako Kawai of Japan reacts after loosing her fight. (Reuters Photo/Issei Kato)

 

Dewi Ulfah of Indonesia in action with Thi Ha Phuong Pham of Vietnam at JCC. (Reuters Photo/Issei Kato) Dewi Ulfah of Indonesia in action with Thi Ha Phuong Pham of Vietnam at JCC. (Reuters Photo/Issei Kato)

 


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