Fourth Asian Para Games Conclude in Hangzhou: China Tops Medal Count, Next Games in Nagoya 2026

HANGZHOU – The Fourth Asian Para Games came to a close at the Chinese Hangzhou Olympic Center Stadium on October 28. The week-long sporting event, running from October 22 to 28, saw participation from more than 4,000 male and female athletes representing 44 Asian countries. Prince Fahd Bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, the head of the Saudi delegation, was present at the event.

According to a new release by Saudi Press Agency, the closing ceremony featured artistic performances, visual panels summarizing the tournament's significant events, and a parade of the participating nations. Majid Al-Osaimi, President of the Asian Paralympic Committee, formally announced the successful conclusion of the Fourth Asian Para Games in Hangzhou.

The tournament's flag was then lowered and handed over to Japan, which will host the next Asian Para Games in the city of Nagoya in 2026. The flame of the tournament was extinguished during the closing ceremony.

Sultan Al-Enezi, the head of the Saudi delegation, raised the Saudi flag during the parade of participating countries. China led the tournament's medal count, with a total of 521 medals: 214 gold, 167 silver, and 140 bronze.

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