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The Asian Games Upgrade: 22 Exciting Additions to the Contingent

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On Thursday, September 14th, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) unveiled an amended list for the forthcoming 19th Asian Games. This updated list introduces 22 new athletes to the existing list and made changes for 25 members, including athletes, coaches, and support staff.

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Additionally, the updated roster now includes the sport of Modern Pentathlon, expanding India’s representation to a total of 39 sporting disciplines at the Asian Games 2022. Consequently, India’s overall contingent list has grown to 921 individuals, comprising 655 athletes and 260 coaches and support staff members.

Scheduled after a postponement due to COVID-19, the 19th Asian Games are set to occur in Hangzhou, China, from September 23 to October 8. This sporting extravaganza will feature a comprehensive program of 40 sports and 61 disciplines, with competitions unfolding across 54 venues in Hangzhou and five co-host cities. The majority of these events are slated to commence following the opening ceremony on September 23.

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Also Read | Complete List of Countries Participating in Asian Games 2023

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