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MBA Career Insights: Tracking Live Medal Tally for FISU World University Games 2023 Chengdu Today



Last Updated on July 31, 2023 by Robert C. Hoopes

Title: India Shines at FISU World University Games 2023 in Chengdu

The FISU World University Games 2023 is underway in Chengdu, People’s Republic of China, witnessing intense competition among athletes from across the globe. India, showcasing its sporting prowess, has sent a formidable team comprising nearly 230 athletes to vie for medals in various sports.

Among the Indian contingent, notable athletes participating in the event are Jyothi Yarraji, Manu Bhaker, and Tejaswin Shankar. These athletes, along with others like Priyanka Goswami, Srihari Nataraj, and Amlan Borgohain, have raised the hopes of the nation.

Spanning from July 28 to August 8, the multi-sport event has attracted participants from different disciplines. The Indian squad will be seen competing in 11 sports, including volleyball, badminton, tennis, swimming, judo, table tennis, and shooting. However, the wushu team, although initially scheduled to compete, later withdrew from the competition.

The 31st edition of this biennial multi-sport competition suffered delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, India’s performance in the previous edition of the tournament in 2019 was commendable, securing four medals: one gold, one silver, and two bronze.

Shooters have already set the pace for India’s success in Chengdu. They clinched gold medals in the women’s 10m air pistol and air rifle competitions. Manu Bhaker, Abhidnya Ashok Patil, and Yashaswini Singh Deswal further contributed to India’s victorious start, securing gold in the women’s 10m air pistol team event.

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With the ongoing achievements, India currently ranks second in the medal standings at the 2023 World University Games. The nation is on track to surpass its previous best performance at the Universiade in 2015, where it won five medals.

As of now, India’s tally boasts of three gold medals at the FISU World University Games 2023. While China leads the overall medal count, India remains a close contender, followed by Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Indonesia.

The spirited performance of the Indian athletes has not only showcased their skill and talent but also brought pride to the nation. As the games proceed, all eyes remain on the athletes as they continue to strive for excellence and bring home more medals in their respective sports.

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