India third with 27 medals in Asian Athletics Championships 2023

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In the Asian Athletics Championships 2023 held in Bangkok, Thailand, India won a total of 27 medals and secured the third position in the competition.

An Overview of the news:

  • In the five-day (July 12 to 16) Asian Athletics Championships 2023 held in Bangkok, India finished third with a total of 27 medals, including six gold, twelve silver and nine bronze medals, in the second best ever performance.

Jyoti Yaraji's two medals:

  • Athlete Jyoti Yaraji won India's first gold medal in women's 100m race and silver medal in women's 200m race in this championship.

India bagged 13 medals on the last day:

  • Indian athletes won a total of 13 medals including 8 silver and 5 bronze medals on the last day of competition in Bangkok Athletics Championships 2023 on July 16.

Second Best Performance:

  • India's Bangkok campaign was India's best performance at the Asian Championships since Bhubaneswar 2017. In Bhubaneswar also, Indian athletes won a total of 27 medals including 9 gold, 6 silver and 12 bronze medals.

Top five countries in the medal tally:

Rank Country  Gold Silver Bronze  Total Medals

  1. Japan:  16  11  10  37
  2. China:  22
  3. India:  12  27
  4. Sri Lanka:  8
  5. Qatar:  4

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