The 10th Asia Pacific Youth Games for 2019 were held in Vladivostok, Russia. India won a total of 16 gold, 13 silver and 5 bronze medals taking the total to 34 medals in 7 different sports events.i. The Indian swimming team finished as the overall winners with 8 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze medal. Assam swimmer Astha Choudhury won five medals including two gold (4×50 metre mixed freestyle & 4×50 mixed individual medley relay) and three silver (100 metre freestyle, 200 metre freestyle & 100 metre individual medley).
ii. Badminton team won the team Championship gold. The players were trained at the Pullela Gopichand academy in Hyderabad, Telangana.
Following is the list of Indian gold medal winners:
|Indian Judokas||66 kg||Mahesh Saini||Gold|
|Swimming||4×50 metre mixed freestyle & 4×50 mixed individual medley relay||Astha Choudhury||Gold|
|50m, 100m and 200 m Freestyle events||Veer Khatkar||Gold|
|100 m event||Swadesh Mondal||Gold|
|50 m freestyle and 200 m freestyle||Jhanavi Choudhury||Gold|
|Chess||Team Event||CM Kushagra Mohan, L Srihari, Poorna Sri M K and Meenatchi Rajam V||Gold|
|Table Tennis||Girls singles||Yoshiki||Gold|
|Girl’s doubles||Indian team||Gold|
About Ministry of Sports:
♦ Headquarters: New Delhi
♦ Child Agency: Sports Authority of India (SAI)
♦ Minister In-charge: Kiren Rijiju