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Medal bearer volunteers pose during the closing ceremony of the 4th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games
China finishes on top of AIMAG rankings

06 Jul 2013
Incheon, Korea: China won 29 of the 100 gold medals on offer at the 4th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games to finish on top of the rankings at the close of play on Saturday. China's 29 gold medals came from five sports, beating host Korea (21) by eight gold medals in the final rankings. Vietnam finished third with eight gold medals, on a countback of silver medals (7-3) with fourth-placed Thailand, who also won eight gold medals.

Kazakhstan rounded out the top five with seven gold medals.

In total medals, Korea came out on top with 67 (21-27-19), ahead of China with 52 (29-13-10). Kazakhstan finished third in total medals with 31 (7-6-18).

China's 29 gold medals came from: Baduk (3), Billiard Sports (3), Chess (3), Dance Sport (6) and Short-Course (25 metres) Swimming (14).

A total of 19 NOCs won at least one gold medal, while 30 of the 44 NOCs took home at least one medal of any colour.

The 5th AIMAG will be in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, in 2017.
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