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Indian contingent won 27 medals at 25th Asian Athletics Championship 2023

India achieved a historic milestone at the recently concluded 25th Asian Athletics Championship 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Championship took place from July 12 to 16. With an impressive tally of 27 medals, including six gold, 12 silver, and nine bronze, India secured the third position overall, following China and Japan. This remarkable achievement surpasses India’s previous record set in 2017 at Bhubaneswar, where they secured nine gold, six silver, and 12 bronze medals.

Medal Winners at the Championship

India garnered an impressive collection of 27 medals, comprising six gold, 12 silver, and nine bronze, highlighting their exceptional performance.

Here is the list of Gold Medal Winners

Sno Name Event Medal won
1 Jyothi Yarraji 100m hurdles Gold
2 Parul Chaudhary 3000m steeplechase Gold
3 Tajinderpal Singh Toor Shot put Gold
4 Abdulla Aboobacker Triple jump Gold
5 Ajay Kumar Saroj 1500m Gold
6 *Mixed Relay Team 4x400m Gold

 

*Mixed Relay Team – Rajesh Ramesh, Aishwarya Mishra, Amoj Jacob, Subha Venkatesan

Here is the list of Silver Medal Winners

Sno Name Event Medal won
1 Jyothi Yarraji 200m Silver
2 Chanda 800m Silver
3 Parul Chaudhary 5000m Silver
4 Priyanka Goswami 20km racewalk Silver
5 Shaili Singh Long jump Silver
6 Abha Khatua Shot put Silver
7 Swapna Barman Heptathlon Silver
8 DP Manu Javelin Silver
9 M. Sreeshankar Long jump Silver
10 Sarvesh Anil Kushare High jump Silver
11 *Men’s relay Team 4×400 Silver
12 Krishan Kumar 800m Silver

*Men’s relay Team – Amoj Jacob, Muhammed Variyathodi, Rajesh Ramesh, Mijo Kurian

Here is the list of Bronze Medal Winners

 

Sno Name Event Medal won
1 Manpreet Kaur Shot put Bronze
2 *Women’s relay team 4x400m Bronze
3 Ankita 5000m Bronze
4 Aishwarya Mishra 400m Bronze
5 Tejaswin Shankar Decathlon Bronze
6 Santhosh Kumar 400m hurdles Bronze
7 Vikash Singh 20km racewalk Bronze
8 Abhishek Pal 10000m Bronze
9 Gulveer Singh 5000m Bronze

*Women’s relay team – Rezoana Mallick, Aishwarya Mishra, Jyothika Sri Dandi, Subha Venkatesan

In 2023, the Asian Athletics Association celebrates its 50th anniversary since its establishment. Japan achieved the highest medal count with 37 medals, including 16 gold, 11 silver, and 10 bronze. China secured the second position by winning a total of 22 medals, which included 8 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze.

Key takeaways for competitive examinations

  • Edition of the 2023 Asian Athletics Championships: 25th
  • Asian Athletics Association started in: 1973

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