Mi Na was among the Chinese winners as the country surpassed its record gold medal tally at a single Asian Para Games ©Getty Images

China surpassed the record number of gold medals at a single Asian Para Games as they moved on to 196 on the penultimate day of Hangzhou 2022.

They passed their previous record of 185, which they set during the Guangzhou 2010 edition.

Among their winners were Mi Na in athletics, who won the women’s discus throw F37/38 final with a throw of 38.73 metres.

Silver went to Na’s compatriot Li Yingli with a distance of 37.04m.

It was her seventh athletics gold medal at the Asian Para Games, and her fourth in this discus discipline.

In badminton, Chinese duo Qu Zimo and Liu Yutong won their third gold medals of Hangzhou 2022.

Zimo teamed up with Mai Jianpeng to win the men’s doubles WH1 and WH2 category, as they defeated the Republic of Korea’s Kim Jungjun and Choi Jungman 21-15, 21-16.

Meanwhile, Yutong won the women's singles WH2 final, with a comprehensive victory against Li Hongyan 21-8, 21-10.

Other Chinese successes on the day included in road cycling, where Liang Weicong won the men’s C1-3 road race in a time of 1hour 27min 23sec.

Weicong’s triumph saw him become the first athlete to win five medals in cycling at a single Asian Para Games.

In swimming, China passed the 150-medal mark at Hangzhou 2022, including clean sweeps in the women’s 100m freestyle S11, with gold going to Zhang Xiaotong, 50m freestyle S8, with gold won by Jiang Shengnan and 50m freestyle S6 won by Jiang Yuyan.

Elsewhere in swimming Japan’s Takayuki Suzuki won his tenth gold medal of Hangzhou 2022, winning the men’s 50m freestyle S4 final in 38.97.

Japan also enjoyed success in the men’s wheelchair basketball competition, defeating the Republic of Korea by a 47-45 scoreline.

In wheelchair tennis an all Japanese men’s singles gold medal game pitted Tokito Oda against Takashi Sanada, with Oda winning 6-3, 7-5.  

China also claimed men’s and women’s goalball golds, beating Japan 5-0 in the women’s final, and the same opponents 9-3 in the men’s final.

Finally in archery Gholamreza Rahimi of Iran claimed men’s individual recurve gold with a 6-5 victory against Tomohiro Ueyama of Japan, making him the first athlete to three archery golds at a single Asian Para Games.

China top the overall medals table with 493, with Japan in second on 139 and third currently occupied by Iran with 115.