Chinese president XI Jinping decalres Games open


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Auto refresh feeds China, the hosts, are the last nation to make their entrance. This time, China will field an 887-member contingent this time around. The president of the 2023 Asian Games, Wang Hao, addresses the crowd in Chinese. The flagbearers of the respective countries assemble at the centre of the stadium in Hangzho, officially marking the beginning of the 19th Asian Games. Randhir Singh, the acting president of the Olympic Council of Asia, addresses the crowd. He talks largely in English, while also mentioning a few Chinese phrases. The OCA flag has been officially hoisted. Once that's done, two...