International Kabaddi Federation has announced 12 Men’s and 9 Women’s teams for Jakarta Asian Games 2018. This is first time in the history of Asian Games where these many Kabaddi teams will be competing. Team India has won 7 Gold medals since Kabaddi’s inclusion in Asian Games.
12 Men’s Kabaddi Teams: India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Bangladesh.
9 Women’s Kabaddi Teams: India, Indonesia, Iran, Bangladesh, Japan, Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Chinese Taipei.