The live coverage of the Asian Games 2023 opening ceremony has begun, featuring an artistic program and the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping as a notable guest.
Updates on the Asian Games 2023 : The opening ceremony of the Asian Games is currently in progress. It commenced with an artistic display, and among the distinguished attendees is Chinese President Xi Jinping. The athletes’ procession is currently taking place. Representing India as flag-bearers at the opening ceremony of the Asian Games 2023 are Harmanpreet Singh, the captain of the men’s hockey team, and the renowned boxer Lovlina Borgohain.
Flag-bearers for India
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has declared that the joint flag-bearers for the upcoming Asian Games in Hangzhou will be Harmanpreet Singh, the hockey captain known worldwide for his exceptional drag-flicking skills and recent Olympic bronze medal win in Tokyo, and Lovlina Borgohain, the Olympic bronze medalist in the 69kg category and the gold medalist in the 75kg category at the World Women’s Boxing Championship held in New Delhi.
The Asian Games, featuring the largest-ever Indian delegation, are considered a crucial test for the country’s athletes as they prepare for the Paris Olympics in 2024, according to PTI reports.
Details on watching the Asian Games 2023 opening ceremony
The live stream of the opening ceremony can be accessed through SonyLiv. Viewers can also catch the live broadcast on Sony Sports Ten 2 SD & HD and Sony Sports Ten 3 SD & HD (Hindi) TV channels. To watch this highly-anticipated event, viewers can tune in at 5:30 PM (Indian Standard Time).