Hiroshima Asian Games saw Indians winning 4 Gold medals in the tally of 22 medals to finish 8th. For the first time, Tennis topped the Indian medal list with two Gold medals. Kabaddi Men’s team retained their Gold, while fourth Gold was earned by Jaspal Rana. Athletics could not provide Gold for the second consecutive Asian Games.
Indian History at Every Asian Games: 1951, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990
Indian Medal Winners at Asian Games: 1951, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 2014
Indian Performance at Asian Games in Different Sports
Asian Games 1994 Statistics
- Nations: 42
Sports: 34 (Kabaddi, Sepak takraw, Softball, Softennins, and Wushu made debut)
Medals: 1079 medals (339 gold, 337 silver and 403 bronze)
Countries Winning Medals: 32
6 archers represented India in the event where 67 athletes from 13 nations participated.
Indians won a Silver and two bronze medals. Men’s squad failed to win any medal.
4 pugilists won Bronze medals as Indians finished 11th.
Indians won a Bronze medal.
4 Golfers represented India.
Indian Men’s team won Silver, losing against South Korea.
Indian Women’s team finished 4th.
Men’s team won all the three matches of Group B to finish on top defeating South Korea, defeated Japan in semifinal. South Korea defeated India in the final and Pakistan in semifinal.
Results for Indian Men
Def Bangladesh 1-0
Def China 3-0
Def South Korea 3-1
Semifinals: Def Japan 1-0
Final: Lost to South Korea 2-3
Women’s team won only 1 match, drew 2 and lost 2 to finish 4th.
Results for Women’s
Drew Japan 1-1
Lost to South Korea 0-3
Drew Uzbekistan 1-1
Def Singapore 7-0
Lost to China 0-1
Poonam won a Bronze for India.
Indian Men’s team retained Gold medal.
Def Japan 62-16
Def Bangladesh 39-10
Def Pakistan 42-20
Def Nepal 84-32
Jagjit Singh and Rajender Prahlad Shilke won Bronze in Men’s Double Sculls.
Indians won two Bronze medals.
Indians won a Gold and a Bronze to win 7th. Jaspal Rana won Gold medal.
Indians won 2 Gold and a Bronze to finish third.
Indians won 1 silver and 3 Bronze medals to finish 8th.