Indian hockey skipper Harmanpreet Singh and Olympic bronze medalist boxer- Lovlina Borgohain will lead the Indian contingent as they will be the flag bearers for the country in the opening ceremony of 19th Asiad. India has sent a strong 655 member contingent which will take the field in 41 events to surpass the historic medal mark for India.
The Asian Games will officially kickstart with the opening ceremony on 23rd September officially but unofficially the events started from 19th September with football, volleyball, cricket, rowing, pentathlon and sailing events getting underway. However, the medal rounds will start from 24th September.
The opening ceremony of 19th Asiad is scheduled to take place at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium, which is capable of accommodating up to 80,000 people. The construction of the stadium was completed in 2018 and is mostly used for football matches, features a retractable roof, a circular LED screen, and a natural grass field.
When is the opening ceremony of Asian Games 2023 ?
The opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games is scheduled on 23rd September 2023.
What is the venue for the opening ceremony of Asian Games 2023 ?
The venue for the opening ceremony of Asian Games 2023 is Hangzhou city in China and Hangzhou Sports Center stadium will host the opening ceremony.
At what time will the opening ceremony of Asian Games 2023 start ?
The opening ceremony of Asian Games 2023 will start from 5.30 PM (Indian Standard Time).
Where to watch the opening ceremony of Asian Games 2023 ?