Para Asian Games

List of Indian athletes to have medalled in multiple editions of Asian Para Games

Ashwathy RajendranAshwathy Rajendran

November 7 2023
Asian Para Games 2023
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Indian contingent scripted history by winning 111 medals.

The Asian Para Games is a prestigious multi-sport event that takes place every four years gathering talented athletes with physical disabilities from across the Asian continent. Over the past four editions, this sporting spectacle has ventured into the heart of diversity having been hosted by four nations.

It all began in 2010 in Guangzhou, China followed by Incheon, South Korea in 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia in 2018, and most recently, Hangzhou, China in 2022. Around 44 nations have come together to participate in this event with over 4000 athletes participating.

Indian para-athletes have scripted a remarkable chapter in the history of the Asian Para Games by achieving their highest-ever medal tally of 111 feats includes an impressive 29 gold medals. This accomplishment marks a significant leap from India’s past performances which saw 14 medals in 2010, 33 in 2014, and 72 in 2018.

The Asian Para Games 2023 stands out as India’s most outstanding showing since the inception of the Games, resulting in a remarkable 5th place in the overall medal standings. In this journey of the Asian Para Games, there are those standard-bearers, the athletes who have consistently stood atop the podium across multiple editions becoming a cornerstone of India’s Para Games legacy.

These exceptional individuals have not only secured medals but have also made pivotal contributions to India’s overall medal tally in every edition they’ve participated in. Their unwavering dedication to their sport has elevated them from the continental stage to the global arena where they have shone at the World Championships and the pinnacle of all sporting events, the Paralympics.

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The following is a combined table of athletes who have won medals across multiple editions (2010, 2014, 2018, 2023):

Name of AthleteEventSportEvent CategoryYearsPosition
Amit Kumar SarohaClub ThrowAthleticsF-31/32/512014, 2018Gold
Amit Kumar SarohaMen’s Discus ThrowAthleticsF-51/52/532010Silver
Deepa MalikWomen’s Javelin throwAthleticsF-33/34/52/532010Bronze
Deepa MalikWomen’s Javelin ThrowAthleticsF-53/542014Silver
Farman BashaMen 49kg PowerliftingPowerlifting2010Bronze
Farman BashaMen’s Upto 49.00 kgPowerlifting2018Silver
Parul ParmarBMSTL3Badminton2010Bronze
Parul ParmarWomen’s SinglesBadmintonSL32014, 2018Gold
Ramkiaran SinghMen’s 800mAthleticsT-132010, 2014Silver
Sandeep Singh MaanMen’s 400mAthleticsT-462010Silver
Sandeep Singh MaanMen’s 400mAthleticsT-472014Silver
Sharath GayakwadIndividual Sabre Category BFencing2010Bronze
Sharath GayakwadMen’s Swimming Events (Multiple)SwimmingVarious2014Silver/Bronze
Sharad KumarMen’s High JumpAthleticsT-42/632018Gold
Sharad KumarMen’s High JumpAthleticsT-42/632014Gold
Pramod BhagatSingles/DoublesBadmintonSL32018Gold/Bronze
Pramod BhagatSingles/DoublesBadmintonSL32023Gold/Bronze
Suyash Jadhav200m Individual Medley/50m FreestyleSwimmingS72018Gold/Brone
Suyash Jadhav50m ButterflySwimmingS72023Bronze
Neeraj YadavJavelin Throw AthleticsF-552018Gold
Neeraj YadavJavelin Throw/DiscusAthletics F-552023Gold
Ekta BhyanWomen’s Club ThrowAthleticsF-32/512018Gold
Ekta BhyanWomen’s Club ThrowAthleticsF-32/512023Bronze
Manish NarwalMen’s 10m Air PistolShootingSH12018Gold/Silver
Manish NarwalMen’s 10m Air PistolShooting SH12023Bronze
Bhavina PatelWomen’s DoublesTable TennisClass 3-52018Silver
Bhavina PatelWomen’s SinglesTable TennisClass 3-42023Bronze
Sundar Singh GurjarMen’s Discus/JavelinAthleticsF-462018Silver/Bronze
Sundar Singh GurjarMen’s JavelinAthleticsF-462023Gold
Tek ChandMen’s Shot PutAthleticsF-54/552018Bronze
Tek ChandMen’s Shot PutAthleticsF-54/552023Bronze
Krishna NagarMen’s SinglesBadmintonSL62018Bronze
Krishna NagarMen’s Singles/DoublesBadmintonSL62023Silver/Bronze
Manasi JoshiWomen’s SinglesBadmintonSL32018Bronze
Manasi JoshiWomen’s DoublesBadmintonSL32023Gold

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