The 19th Asian Games program will begin on September 10, 2022, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. Hangzhou will be the third Chinese city to host the games. However, following Beijing in 1990 (later hosting the 2008 Summer Olympics) and Guangzhou in 2010.
Kabaddi’s most popular Games introduces for the first time at the 1990 Asian Games in Beijing, China. So far, the Indian men’s kabaddi team has won seven gold medals in the Asian Games.
However, Iran has won only once. However, Iran is a defending champion. Moreover, in both Women’s and Men’s Kabaddi categories.
In the 19th edition of the Asian Games, the Kabaddi event will run from September 18 to September 23, 2022. The schedule of Kabaddi Events at Asian Games 2022 has been announced. In this case, also all competing nations divide into two groups (Group A & Group B). In both the male and female categories.
The Indian Kabaddi team is the most successful kabaddi team in the tournament so far. The Indian Kabaddi team has 9 gold medals seven times (for men) and two (for women). Last season Iran won the Kabaddi Games in the men’s and women’s categories.
Kabaddi at the Asian Games 2022 will mark for the first time. 11 teams in the men’s category and 9 in the women’s category.
Indian women’s team for Hangzhou
The Asian Games will be in 2022. China will host the Asian Games in 2022. The Indian Kabaddi Association will organize a training camp for the players after the PKL. They have announced the names of the female and male athletes at the Training Camp.
Kabaddi Games includes as a discipline at the 11th Asian Games in Beijing in 1990. The Women’s Kabaddi features in 2010 in Guangzhou. A group of Indian women won the Kabaddi Gold Medal there. At the next Asian Games held at Incheon 2014, the Indian team defended its gold medal.
The Jakarta Asian Games 2018 has become a turning point in the Kabaddi game. The Iranian women’s team Kabaddi won the gold medal there. The Indian women’s team Kabaddi requires to win a silver medal there. Hangzhou, China will host the 19th Asian Games.
Due to COVID-19’s new waves, the competition has been postponed. New dates are yet to announce. The Indian team will be looking to reclaim the title here. For that reason, the Kabaddi camp was selected. That players are likely to be selected. They will enter the camp.
The team and camp will represent India after the final selection.
Indian kabaddi preparation camp
Kabaddi is now everywhere. No one would have expected that it would receive the glory we witness today. It almost became a forgotten game and is now competing with the most popular TV show, IPL. Therefore, it is in good shape. However, the key player in promoting the game is the Premier Kabaddi League.
The game is undoubtedly different. As it has become a second-ever sports event. In India, people follow cricket only. Kabaddi is not too far from the height of the IPL. TV regularly broadcasts kabaddi games, newspapers talk about the game every day. Playgrounds are often filled with children. Those who enjoy the game.
The games are scheduled to kick off September 10-25 in Hangzhou, China
The Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation has named the best players. In the top three teams of the Bangladesh Games. Recently, 10 players from defending champions Ansar. 14 second-placed Police players. And nine third-placed Narail players.
The kabaddi national team last played in the SAF Games 2019 in Nepal. Four players – Rupali, Shraboni, Tuk tuki, and Disha Moni. However, they have dropped from the squad. Captain Shahnaz Parvin Maleka has resigned from the national team.
“We have to win medals in the Asian Games. So, we started our long-term camps. For preparation (women and men). The committee has taken several steps to improve the kabaddi. However, this field is part of the camps. Said the general secretary of Bangladesh.
Pakistan Kabaddi Federation Invites India
However, the PKF plans to invite India, Srilanka, and Iran to the pre-2022 Hangzhou. In the Asian Games series, reports suggest.
However, Kabaddi in Pakistan has been not active. In recent times when the national government banned social media games. Due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
PKF is looking to host three countries – India, Sri Lanka, and Iran. However, in the next three or four-month series as preparation for the Asian Games.
Pakistan and India have never been empty against the Asian Games in Kabaddi. Since the match launches in the 1990s. The 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta saw India win bronze for the first time. And Pakistan, while the less popular Iran and South Korea left gold and silver respectively. This concludes our insights regarding women’s preparations.