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Business News/ Sports / Sports News/  Asian Games 2023 Opening Ceremony Highlights: Lovlina Borgohain, Harmanpreet Singh lead India
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Asian Games 2023 Opening Ceremony Highlights: Lovlina Borgohain, Harmanpreet Singh lead India

Asian Games 2023 Opening Ceremony Highlights: Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain and the captain of men's hockey captain Harmanpreet Singh lead Indian contingent in the opening ceremony of Asian Games 2023 at Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium

Members of India's delegation take part in the athletes parade during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Asian Games at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium in Hangzhou (AFP)Premium
Members of India's delegation take part in the athletes parade during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Asian Games at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium in Hangzhou (AFP)

Asian Games 2023 Opening Ceremony: The Indian delegation made its entrance at the opening ceremony donned in their customary attire, characterized by a rich brown hue complemented by striking green straps adorning their garments. Leading this distinguished group are Lovlina Borgohain and Harmanpreet Singh, who take the forefront of the contingent.

The 19th edition of the Asian Games commenced on September 23 in Hangzhou, China. The impressive inauguration unfolded at the renowned Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium, often referred to as the Big Lotus.

This cutting-edge venue, initially designed as a football arena in 2018, boasts an astonishing seating capacity accommodating up to 80,000 spectators.

Throughout the opening ceremony of the Asian Games 2023, a fusion of China's rich cultural heritage and its contemporary dynamism will be on full display. The performance will seamlessly integrate artificial intelligence and eco-friendly technologies.

In anticipation of the forthcoming Asian Games in Hangzhou, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has revealed their joint flag-bearers. At the helm of the historic 655-strong Indian delegation will stand Harmanpreet Singh, the captain of the hockey team, and Lovlina Borgohain, the Olympic bronze medalist in boxing.

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