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Asian Games 2018: Government rewards medal winners with cash prize

The government on Tuesday felicitated the athletes who earned a medal for the nation at the 18th edition of Asian Games in Indonesia. The gold medallist were rewarded with Rs 40 lakh, the silver and bronze winners took home Rs 20 and Rs 10 lakh each.

The government on Tuesday felicitated the athletes who earned a medal for the nation at the 18th edition of Asian Games in Indonesia. The gold medallist were rewarded with Rs 40 lakh, the silver and bronze winners took home Rs 20 and Rs 10 lakh each. (In the pic above) Indian Kurash athletes bagged two medals at the Asian Games. Malaprabha Yallappa Jadhav won bronze in Women's - 52kg category while Pincky Balhara bagged silver in same category. (Express Photo by Renuka Puri)

(In the pic above) Indian athlete Arpinder Singh who secured a gold medal in men's triple jump with Hima Das who helped India secure gold at Women's 4x400m relay. She also bagged a silver medal in women's 400m. (Express Photo by Renuka Puri)

Bajrang Punia gave India its first gold at the 18th Asian Games. He defeated Japan's Daichi Takatani 11-8 in the Finals of men's freestyle wrestling (65kg). (Express Photo by Renuka Puri)

(In the pic above) Indian rowing team and the women hockey team before the felecitation ceremony at Ashoka Hotel in New Delhi. (Express photo by Renuka Puri)

The Indian women hockey team who secured silver medal in Asian Games 2018. The team went down 1-2 against Japan in the final of the women's hockey event. (Express photo by Renuka Puri)