Saturday, 4 October 2014

Asian Games: Korean show of unity as Asiad closes


Top leaders of North and South Korea made a rare show of unity on Saturday as the Incheon Asian Games closed in celebratory mood


Fans turned out in numbers to farewell thousands of athletes who have competed in the South Korean city over the past 15 days.

And North Korea's de facto number two, Hwang Pyong-So sat near to South Korean Prime Minister Jung Hong-Won in an unusual scene between the rival states who are technically at war.


Day 15 Results, Updated Medal Table

Saturday saw the curtain come down on the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, as seven gold medals went up for grabs to close what’s been a thrilling competition.

The final day was never going to make any difference to the medal table, with China so far in front, but the athletes still served up an exhilarating show in fitting with how it’s been since Day 1.

Here’s a look at the final medal table from the 2014 Asian Games and a glance at the headlines from Day 15.

Asian Games 2014 Final Medal Table
Rank
Country
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
1
China
151
108
83
342
2
Korea
79
71
84
234
3
Japan
47
76
77
200
4
Kazakhstan
28
23
33
84
5
Iran
21
18
18
57
6
Thailand
12
7
28
47
7
DPR Korea
11
11
14
36
8
India
11
9
37
57
9
Chinese Taipei
10
18
23
51
10
Qatar
10
0
4
14
11
Uzbekistan
9
14
21
44
12
Bahrain
9
6
4
19
13
Hong Kong
6
12
24
42
14
Malaysia
5
14
14
33
15
Singapore
5
6
13
24
16
Mongolia
5
4
12
21
17
Indonesia
4
5
11
20
18
Kuwait
3
5
4
12
19
Saudi Arabia
3
3
1
7
20
Myanmar
2
1
1
4
21
Vietnam
1
10
25
36
22
Philippines
1
3
11
15
23
Pakistan
1
1
3
5
23
Tajikistan
1
1
3
5
25
Iraq
1
0
3
4
25
United Arab Emirates
1
0
3
4
27
Sri Lanka
1
0
1
2
28
Cambodia
1
0
0
1
29
Macau
0
3
4
7
30
Kyrgyzstan
0
2
4
6
31
Jordan
0
2
2
4
32
Turkmenistan
0
1
5
6
33
Bangladesh
0
1
2
3
33
Laos
0
1
2
3
35
Afghanistan
0
1
1
2
35
Lebanon
0
1
1
2
37
Nepal
0
0
1
1