India made its impact at the Asian Games 2023, excelling in specific sports to bring the country a total of 33 medals. Until the morning of September 29, five gold medals had been won in shooting, one in cricket, and one in equestrian.
Kiran Baliyan won bronze in Shot Put on Friday with a throw of 17.32m. This is our first athletics medal.
India advanced to the squash team event finals after defeating defending champions Malaysia. The team will compete for the gold medal against Pakistan.
Nikhat Zareen, an Indian boxer (50kg), knocked out her opponent in just 53 seconds to get to the semi-finals. The boxer has guaranteed India another gold and a spot in the Paris Olympics.
On Friday, another medal was confirmed for India, as we are expected to earn a medal in badminton for the first time in 37 years. Lakshya Sen defeated Prince Dahal by a dominant score of 21-5 in the first set and 21-8 in the second. Kidambi Srikanth demonstrated his dominance in the second match, defeating Sunil Joshi with a score of 21-4, 21-13. In the third round, Mithun Manjunath defeated Bishnu Katuwal of Nepal 21-2, 21-7.
List of Indian gold medalists at the Asian Games 2023
Shooting: India’s Divyansh Singh Panwar, Rudrankksh Patil, and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar set a new world record with a total of 1893.7 points.
Sarabjot Singh, Arjun Singh Cheema, and Shiva Narwal won gold in the Men’s 10m Air Pistol Team event, extending India’s shooting dominance.
Sift Kaur Samra won gold in shooting by setting a world record.
Shooting: In the Women’s 25m Pistol Team event, Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh, and Rhythm Sangwan won gold.
Shooting: With a World Record score of 1769, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, Swapnil Kusale, and Akhil Sheoran won India’s fifth shooting gold medal at the Asian Games 2023.
Palak Gulia won gold in the women’s 10m air pistol event.
Cricket: India won its first Asian Games gold medal by defeating Sri Lanka in the final.
Anush Agarwalla, Hriday Vipul Chheda, Sudipti Hajela, and Divyakriti Singh won gold in equestrian after a 41-year wait.
Other medals for India in the Asian Games 2023
Kiran Baliyan won India’s first medal in athletics, a bronze medal in Shot Put with a throw of 17.32m.
Esha Singh won silver for India in the women’s 10m air pistol event.
Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan finished second in the men’s doubles final, losing 4-6, 4-6. In the women’s 10m air pistol team event, India took silver. Anush Agarwalla took bronze in the individual dressage event on horseback.
Roshibina Devi Naorem took silver in the Women’s 60 Kg Wushu final. Esha Singh took second place in the Women’s 25 Metre Air Pistol solo event.
Neha Thakur earned a silver medal in sailing in the Girl’s Dinghy class. Individual competitors contributed to the three bronze medals won by the women’s 10m air rifle team.
India’s rowing squad demonstrated consistency and collaboration by winning two silver and three bronze medals. Silver medals were added to the tally in the men’s lightweight double sculls and men’s eight categories.
Men’s pair, men’s four, and men’s quadruple sculls all won bronze medals.
The Indian women’s team earned bronze in squash, while Aishwary Tomar won silver for India in the Men’s 50-meter Rifle 3 Positions.
India’s medal tally at the Asian Games 2023
Asian Games 2023 medal count by country
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*The medal count was last updated on September 29 at 8:30 p.m.