Asian Youth Games: 27 nations have won medals so far


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With two competition days remaining in the second Asian Youth Games here, no fewer than 27 of the 45 countries and regions will be going home with at least one medal.

At the close of play Wednesday night, China led the standings with 36 gold medals, followed by South Korea with 13, Thailand and Japan with five apiece and Chinese Taipei on four gold medals in fifth place, reports Xinhua.

Eighteen of the teams have won gold.

China have won 36 gold, 20 silver and 21 bronze for 77 in total. The top five is completed by South Korea (13-9-9-31), Thailand (5-11-11-27), Japan (5-3-3-11) and Chinese Taipei (4-7-11-22).

Eighty-five of the 122 gold medals in 16 sports have been given.

Indian athletes, who are participating as Independent Olympic Athletes, have won two gold, four silver and four bronze medals so far. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is currently suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for not complying with the Olympic Charter.

Edited by Staff Editor
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