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Asian Games 2023: List of Indian athletes who won multiple medals in Hangzhou

Published at :October 15, 2023 at 12:12 AM
Modified at :October 15, 2023 at 12:19 AM
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Kaivalya Pillai

Aishwary Pratap Singh and Esha Singh set records for most medals won in single edition of the games.

The 19th Asian Games was supposed to be held in 2022 but was postponed for a year due to COVID complications in China. Indian athletes took the extra year to pull up their socks and arrived with a strong 655-member contingent at the Hangzhou Asian Games 2023. It was the biggest contingent ever from India and reasonably was expected to medal big. And they did.

India recorded its highest-ever medal tally (107) in an Asian Games edition and stood fourth just behind China, Japan, and Korea. Among these 107 medallists, 34 Indian athletes managed to conquer multiple medals for India in different disciplines of their respective sports. In this article, let's have a look at those exceptional athletes who gave India a pre-Diwali celebration.

Before jumping on to the brilliant outing of the Indian athletes, let's take a glance at the sports in which we bagged most medals. India won 29 medals in Athletics, in which Vithya Ramaraj had a splendid outing as she won three medals.

Another big event was shooting, which gave us 22 medals. As many as 10 shooters succeeded in clinching multiple medals, but Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Esha Singh stole the spotlight by winning a record equalizing four medals in a single edition of the Asian Games.

One of the other sports which gifted India with immense joy was Archery, where the archers clinched nine medals. Not just that, the biggest superstars were found in this discipline, as two young archers, Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Ojas Pravin Deotale vanquished the Korean powerhouse of archery to win three gold medals each at Hangzhou. Now, let's take a look at the 34 athletes and their medals in the 19th Asian Games.

Sr. No.AthletesSportMedalsEventsTotal Medals Won
1Aishwary Pratap Singh TomarShootingGold, Bronze, Gold, SilverMen’s 10m Air Rifle Team, Men’s 10m Air Rifle Individual, Men’s 50m Rifle 3P Team, Men’s 50m Rifle 3P Individual4
2Esha SinghShootingGold, Silver, Silver, SilverWomen’s 25m Pistol Team, Women’s 25m Pistol Individual, Women’s 10m Air Pistol Team, Women’s 10m Air Pistol Individual4
3Ashi ChoukseyShootingSilver, Silver, BronzeWomen’s 10m Air Rifle Team, Women’s 50m Rifle 3P Team, Women’s 50m Rifle 3P Individual3
4Jyothi Surekha VennamArcheryGold, Gold, GoldMixed Compound Event, Women’s Compound Team, Women’s Compound Individual3
5Pravin Ojas DeotaleArcheryGold, Gold, GoldMixed Compound Event, Men’s Compound Event, Men’s Compound Individual3
6Vithya RamarajAthleticsSilver, Silver, BronzeMixed 4x400 Relay, Women’s 4x400 Relay, Women’s 400m Hurdles3
7Saurav GhoshalSquashGold, GoldMen’s Team, Men’s Individual2
8Harinder Pal SandhuSquashGold, GoldMen’s Team, Mixed Doubles2
9Sift Kaur SamraShootingSilver, GoldWomen’s 50m Rifle 3P Team, Women’s 50m Rifle 3P Individual2
10Sarabjot SinghShootingGold, SilverMen’s 10m Air Pistol Team, 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team2
11PalakShootingSilver, Gold10m Air Pistol Women’s Team, Women’s 10m Air Pistol Individual2
12Abhay SinghSquashGold, BronzeMen’s Team, Mixed Doubles2
13Satviksairaj RankireddyBadmintonSilver, GoldMen’s Team, Men’s Doubles2
14Chirag ShettyBadmintonSilver, GoldMen’s Team, Men’s Doubles2
15Avinash SableAthleticsGold, SilverMen’s 3000m Steeplechase, Men’s 5000m2
16Parul ChoudharyAthleticsSilver, GoldWomen’s 3000m Steeplechase, Women’s 5000m2
17Muhammed AjmalAthleticsSilver, GoldMixed 4x400m Relay, Men’s 4x400m Relay2
18Abhishek VermaArcheryGold, SilverMen’s Compound Team, Men’s Compound Indicidual2
19Rajesh RameshAthleticsSilver, GoldMixed 4x400m Relay, Men’s 4x400m Relay2
20Anush AgarwallaEquestrianGold, BronzeDressage Team, Dressage Individual2
21Deepika Pallikal KarthikSquashBronze, GoldWomen’s Team, Mixed Doubles2
22Kynan Darius ChenaiShootingGold, BronzeMen’s Trap Team, Men’s Trap Individual2
23Aditi GopichandArcheryGold, BronzeWomen’s Compound Team, Women’s Compound Individual2
24Subha VenkatesanAthleticsSilver, SilverWomen’s 4x400 Relay, Mixed 4x400 Relay2
25Harmilan BainsAthleticsSilver, Silver,Women’s 1500m, Women’s 800m2
26Divya TSShootingSilver, SilverWomen’s 10m Air Pistol Team, Mixed 10m Air Pistol Team2
27Ramita JindalShootingSilver, BronzeWomen’s 10m Air Rifle Team, Women’s 10m Air Rifle Individual2
28HS PrannoyBadmintonSilver, BronzeMen’s Team, Men’s Individual2
29Jaswinder SinghRowingSilver, BronzeMen’s Eight, Men’s Four2
30Ashish PandeRowingSilver, BronzeMen’s Eight, Men’s Four2
31Bheem SinghRowingSilver, BronzeMen’s Eight, Men’s Four2
32Punit KumarRowingSilver, BronzeMen’s Eight, Men’s Four2
33Anantjeet Singh NarukaShootingBronze, SilverMen’s Skeet Team, Men’s Skeet Individual2
34Anahat SinghSquahBronze BronzeWomen’s Team, Mixed Doubles2

Every Indian athlete gave their best in this quadrennial event, but these 34 athletes came along with the best results for India. This Indian contingent, like every other time, has become a great inspiration to India's young generation.

India's next aim will be to strengthen its performance even more in the Paris Olympics and the 2026 Asian Games. Which sport do you think surprised the most in this Asian Games, and which athlete was the find of this 2023 quadrennial event?