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National Games 2023 November 6 Results: Deepika Kumari clinches two gold medals; Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar reigns supreme in shooting

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November 6 2023
National Games 2023: Deepika Kumari shines with two Gold Medals, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar reigns supreme in Shooting
(Courtesy : National Games)

Archery and Shooting events conclude at the competition.

Former World No. 1 archer Deepika Kumari shone on the 12th day of the National Games 2023, securing two gold medals and one silver at the Goa Engineering College in Farmagudi. Meanwhile, Olympian Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar reaffirmed his dominance in the 50m Rifle 3-position shooting event in Manderem.

In archery, table toppers Maharashtra, third-placed Haryana, and Assam secured other gold medals in the Recurve category as the archery events concluded. With three days remaining for the closing ceremony, Maharashtra leads the medal tally with 68 gold medals, followed by Services Sports Control Board with 54 gold medals and Haryana with 50 gold medals.

Deepika Kumari’s impressive performance included a gold in the women’s individual category and another gold in the mixed team event, where she partnered with Mrinal Chauhan. Furthermore, she helped Jharkhand secure the silver in the team event, despite losing to Haryana in a shootout.

In the shooting competition at the Manderem Range, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar won the gold in the Men’s 50 M Rifle 3 Positions, edging past Niraj Kumar of SSCB, who finished in second place. SSCB’s Chain Singh, who had topped the qualifying round, clinched the bronze.

Vijayveer Sidhu representing Punjab secured the gold in the Men’s 25 M Rapid Fire Pistol, with Haryana’s Anish Bhanwala and Adarsh Singh claiming the silver and bronze, respectively.

In Judo competitions at Campal Games Village, Delhi won three out of eight gold medals, with Manipur securing two. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Punjab won the remaining three gold medals.

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During the morning session, Punjab and Odisha jointly claimed the coastal beach sprint mixed team event gold, while Madhya Pradesh secured the Women’s kayak quadruples title.

At Dona Paula beach, Haryana’s Suman Devi clinched gold in the Coastal Beach Sprint women’s event, followed by Telangana’s Beeda Hemalatha and Maharashtra’s Nikita Darekar. In the men’s category, SSCB’s Salman Khan won the gold, narrowly defeating Olympian rower Dattu Bhokanal of Maharashtra, while Odisha’s Sourbh Kumar secured the bronze.

In football, SSCB defeated Kerala 4-2 in the first semi-final, securing a place in the finals at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda. They will face Manipur, who beat Punjab 2-1 in the second semi-final.

Important Results


50 M Rifle 3 Positions Men

Gold – Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar (Madhya Pradesh) – 456.1

Silver – Niraj Kumar (SSCB) – 455.3

Bronze – Chain Singh (SSCB) – 445.7

25 M Rapid Fire Pistol Men

Gold – Vijayveer Sidhu (Punjab)

Silver – Anish Bhanwala (Haryana)

Bronze – Adarsh Singh (Haryana)


Recurve Men Individual

Gold – Mukesh Boro (Assam)

Silver – Kartik Rana (Uttarakhand)

Bronze – Gora Ho (SSCB)

Recurve Women Individual

Gold – Deepika Kumari (Jharkhand)

Silver – Sangeeta (Haryana)

Bronze – Tamanna (Haryana)

Recurve Mixed Team

Gold – Mrinal Chauhan/Deepika Kumari (Jharkhand)

Silver – Jayanta Talukdar/Himani Boro (Assam)

Bronze – Rohit Kumar/Amisha Chaurasiya (Uttar Pradesh)

Recurve Men Team

Gold – Maharashtra

Silver – Jharkhand

Silver – SSCB

Recurve Women Team

Gold – Haryana

Bronze – Jharkhand

Bronze – Maharashtra


Women’s Kayak Quadruples

Gold – Madhya Pradesh – 2:04.968 s

Silver – Odisha – 2:06.384 s

Bronze – Kerala – 2:10.032 s

Men’s Kayak Quadruples

Gold – SSCB – 1:46.772 s

Silver – Odisha – 1:49.208 s

Bronze – Manipur – 1:49.472 s

Coastal Rowing

Women’s Individual

Gold – Suman Devi (Haryana) – 03:07.7 s

Silver – Beeda Hemalatha (Telangana) – 03:18.3 s

Bronze – Nikita Darekar (Maharashtra) – 03:06.8 s

Men’s Individual

Gold – Salman Khan (SSCB) – 02:33.5 s

Silver – Dattu Bhokanal (Maharashtra) – 02:33.6 s

Bronze – Sourbh Kumar (Odisha) – 03:15.2 s

Mixed Team

Gold – Jaspinder Singh/Harpreet Kaur (Punjab) – 02:36.1 s

Shagandeep Singh/Sanjukta Dungdung (Odisha) – 02:36.1

Bronze – Kiran/Harvinder Singh Cheema (Haryana) – 02:40.9 s


Men’s Under 73 Kg

Gold – Arun (Delhi)

Silver – Vikas Dalal (Haryana)

Bronze – Himanshu Thakur (SSCB), Monty (Punjab)

Men’s Under 90 Kg

Gold – Aaradhya Chopra (Rajasthan)

Silver – Sunil Yumnam Singh (Assam)

Bronze – Aman Kumar (Haryana), Jagtar Singh (Punjab)

Women’s Under 57 Kg

Gold – Yamini Mourya (Madhya Pradesh)

Silver – Sneha Chauhan (Uttarakhand)

Bronze – Ankita Pal (Haryana), Poonam Kumari (Haryana)

Women’s Under 70 Kg

Gold – T. Inunganbi (Manipur)

Silver – Mahima Pathak (Madhya Pradesh)

Bronze – Prerna Tokas (Delhi), Sheethal (Uttar Pradesh)

Women’s +78 Kg

Gold – Tulika Maan (Delhi)

Silver – Jyoti (Haryana)

Bronze – Kanwarpreet Kaur (Punjab), Sneha Tadyal (Uttarakhand)

Women’s Under 78 Kg

Gold – M. Indubala (Manipur)

Silver – P.R Aswathi (Kerala)

Bronze – Ishroop Narang (Chandigarh), Reetika (Delhi)

Men’s Under 100 Kg

Gold – Avtar Singh (Punjab)

Silver – Vishal (Haryana)

Bronze – P.C Ashwin (Kerala), Sanjeev (Haryana)

Men’s +100 Kg

Gold – Yash Vijayran (Delhi)

Silver – Parikshit Kumar (Haryana)

Bronze – Dhyan Singh (Rajasthan), Vikas (SSCB)


Individual Traditional Men

Gold – Shubham Samir Debnath (Goa)

Silver – Abhishek Singh (Haryana)

Bronze – Mohammed Firoz Shiek (Karnataka)

Individual Traditional Women

Gold – Pooja G. Patel (Gujarat)

Silver – Kalyani Chute (Maharashtra)

Bronze – Chhakuli Selokar (Maharashtra)



Haryana bt Goa – 56-38

Himachal Pradesh bt Rajasthan – 36-22

Maharashtra bt Uttar Pradesh – 32-22


Haryana bt Goa – 58-38, SSCB bt Uttar Pradesh – 42-30

Men’s Football

Semi-Final: SSCB bt Kerala – 4-2, Manipur bt Punjab – 2-1

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