India topped the Asian Youth Athletics Championships 2022 medals table with 24 medals- 6 Gold, 11 Silver and 7 Bronze in the fourth edition of the biennial athletics competition for Asian athletes aged 15 to 17 – that was held at the Al  Kuwait Kaifan Stadium in Kuwait City from 13 to 16 October 2022.

A total of 35-member Indian contingent competed in the Asian Youth Athletics Championship 2022. India which finished in second place in the previous edition held in 2019 in  Hong Kong, emerged as a winner and topped the medal tally this time.

In the 2022 edition, Kuldeep Kumar won India’s first medal, a bronze in the boys’ pole vault. He cleared a personal best effort of 4.80m. Also, India’s first gold medal was won by Akash Yadav in the boys’ shot put with an effort of 19.37m.

Complete list of Indian medalists at the Asian Youth Athletics Championships 2022:

Number Athlete Medal Event
1 Kuldeep Kumar Bronze Boys’ pole vault
2 Mubssina Mohammed Silver Girls’ long jump
3 Akash Yadav Gold Boys’ shot put
4 Siddarth Chaudhary Bronze Boys’ shot put
5 Amit Chaudhary Gold Boys’ 1500m
6 Nikita Kumari Bronze Girls’ discus throw
7 Isha Jadhav Silver Girls’ 400m
8 Anushka Kumbah Bronze Girls’ 400m
9 Arjun Silver Boys’ javelin throw
10 Himanshu Mishra Bronze Boys’ javelin throw
11 Sabita Toppo Silver Girls’ 100m hurdles
12 Murad Sirman Bronze Boys’ 400m hurdles
13 Mohammad Aman Silver Boys’ hammer throw
14 Divyasri Bronze Girls’ triple jump
15 Deepika Silver Girls’ javelin throw
16 Sunita Devi Silver Girls’ 3000m
17 Ashakiran Barla Gold Girls’ 800m
18 Atul Gold Boys’ discus throw
19 Servan K C Silver Boys’ discus throw
20 Vanshika Ghanghas Silver Girls’ pole vault
21  Ekta Dey Silver Girls’ 2000m steeplechase
22 Mubssina Mohammed Silver Girls’ heptathlon
23 India Gold Girls’ medley relay
24 India Gold Boys’ medley relay


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