Where and how to watch Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 Opening Ceremony live in India?
Harmanpreet Singh and Lovlina Borgohain are India’s flagbearer in the Continental meet.
The opening ceremony of Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 is scheduled to take place on 23 September at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium. Participants from a total of 45 nations will be actively involved in a comprehensive array of 40 distinct sporting competitions encompassing a remarkable 61 disciplines.
India has dispatched a contingent of 655 athletes who will compete in 40 different sports. This marks the largest delegation ever sent by India to the Asian Games. While Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra was India’s flag bearer at the 18th Asian Games held at Jakarta 2018, in this edition hockey captain Harmanpreet Singh and world champion boxer Lovlina Borgohain will be flag-bearers for India in the opening ceremony.
The quadrennial exteavaganza is set to be a remarkable event. One of the unique features of this continental meet is the introduction of a digital torch-lighting ceremony. During this ceremony, millions of torch-bearers will come together to create a digital representation of a human figure on the Qiantang River through the use of advanced technology.
Additionally, spectators can look forward to witnessing electronic smokeless fireworks, brought to life through 3D animation and augmented reality, at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium.
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Where will the Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 Opening Ceremony take place?
The inaugural ceremony is scheduled to take place at The Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium, colloquially referred to as the Big Lotus. This cutting-edge facility, initially designed as a football stadium in 2018, boasts a seating capacity of up to 80,000 individuals.
Noteworthy architectural elements include a retractable roof, a circular LED display, and a natural grass playing surface.
When will the Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 Opening Ceremony begin?
The opening ceremony of Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 is scheduled to start at 5.30 PM IST.
Where and how to watch Hangzhou Asian Games 2023 Opening Ceremony Live Telecast and Live Streaming in India?
The opening ceremony will be telecast live on the Sony Sports Ten 2 SD & HD, Sony Sports Ten 3 SD & HD (Hindi) TV channels in India. Fans can watch the live streaming of the Asian Games 2023 opening ceremony on SonyLiv.