Indian archery team consist of a 16-member squad that include Olympian star Atanu Das and World Champions, Aditi Gopichand Swami and Ojas Pravin Deotale. They will be in action at the Asian Games 2023 as India bid to win a gold medal and add to the medal tally in Hangzhou. Archery at the 19th Asian Games are set to begin on October 1 till 7th at the Fuyang Yinhu Sports Centre. Every category will have medal events be it men's individual, women's individual, men's team, women's team and mixed team section. (Medal Tally | Schedule | Streaming | Full Coverage | More Sports News)
All eyes will be on Atanu Das, a former Olympian as well as Abhishek Verma, a winner of silver medal at the 2014 Incheon Games men's compound event. However, rest of the squad are primarily young. Aditi Gopichand Swami, 17, recently became the World Champion at the Berlin World Championships whereas Pravin Ojas Deotale is the first man to win a gold medal at the same event in Germany.
Indian archers had a dissapointing turnout at the last Games (2018) where they bagged two silver medals (men's compound team and women's compound team). With high hopes this time around, the bar has been raised for this young archery squad.
For archery schedule at Asian Games 2023, you can check here
Asian Games 2023 archery: India
Men’s recurve - Dhiraj Bommadevara, Atanu Das, Mrinal Chauhan, Tushar Shelke
Women’s recurve - Bhajan Kaur, Prachi Singh, Ankita Bhakat, Simranjeet Kaur
Men’s compound - Prathamesh Jawkar, Rajat Chauhan, Ojas Pravin Deotale, Abhishek Verma
Women’s compound - Avneet Kaur, Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Aditi Gopichand Swami, Parneet Kaur
Live streaming information:
Where to watch Asian Games 2023 archery events live in India?
You can catch all the action of archery featuring the Indian contingent at the Asian Games 2023 live on the Sony Sports Network. Also, you can stream the action on the SonyLIV app and website.