The Asian Games 2018 will be held in Indonesia with over 10,000 athletes from 45 countries set to participate in the event. Also Read - COVID-19: Six-fold Jump in Cases, Five-fold Surge in Fatalities After a Month: Is Worst Yet to Come For India?

The quadrennial event that is scheduled to take place from August 18 to September 2 in the two cities — Jakarta and Palembang. Around 10,000 athletes from 45 countries will participate in 40 sports throughout the tournament. Also Read - India, China Ready to Resolve Border Standoff? Here's What to Expect From Key Military Level Talks Today



In the 2014 edition of Asian Games, India finished at eighth spot in the medals tally in Incheon and will look to better that record this time. In Incheon, the Indians came up with a medal haul of 57 that included 11 Gold, 9 Silver, and 37 Bronze medals. Also Read - Ladakh Standoff: These Masterstrokes of PM Modi Frighten China