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Kabaddi in Asian Games

India maintaines its stranglehold on Kabaddi and has won gold medal in all the four successive Asian Game, since the event made its debut in 1990.

Participating nations: Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Pakistan, Nepaland Bangladesh

Kabaddi- Asian GamesAsian Games Kabaddi Rules

The winning team will gain 2 points, the losing team will gain 0 points and in the events of draw, both teams will gain 1 point. If the two teams have equal total points, their standings will be decided by the following formula.
where, X= total number of gained points,
Y= total number of lost points,
Z= ratio of gained points to lost points)

In Busan 2002 Asian Games the Indian kabaddi team defeated Pakistan 37-7 to take the gold.