CULTURE China garners 5 gold medals in rowing at Asiad

CULTURE

China garners 5 gold medals in rowing at Asiad

Xinhua-VCG

09:11, August 24, 2018

China's Xu Jiayu celebrates winning the final of the men’s 200m backstroke swimming event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 23, 2018. (Photos: VCG)

The Chinese men's and women's teams garnered 5 gold medals on Thursday as rowers won the final sessions of several rowing disciplines held at the Jakabaring Sports City (JSC) lake.

China's Xu Jiayu celebrates winning the final of the men’s 200m backstroke swimming event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 23, 2018.

China has collected 50 gold, 33 silver and 15 bronze medals, leading the Asian Games medal tally as of Thursday afternoon, followed by Japan, who have collected 20 gold, 25 silver, and 28 bronze medals.

China has collected 50 gold, 33 silver and 15 bronze medals, leading the Asian Games medal tally as of Thursday afternoon, followed by Japan, who have collected 20 gold, 25 silver, and 28 bronze medals.

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