Students of Chandigarh University bring laurels for India at Asian Games 2023

Focused on encouraging the budding sports talent, a special press conference was organized by Chandigarh University (CU) on October 13 (Friday) at Chandigarh Press Club to welcome the students who added another feather to University’s crown with their remarkable performance in the recently concluded 19th Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China.

Asian Games 2023

Medal winners, participants, and their families were present on the occasion, who were applauded by Chandigarh University Chancellor Satnam Singh Sandhu for their extraordinary performance in this 15-day continental multi-sport event, which was organized by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) from September 23 to October 8.

Ten (10) Chandigarh University students out of the 22 participants bagged medals in the 19th Asian Games. CU students who won medals are Arshdeep Singh (Gold in Cricket), Bhajan Kaur (Bronze in Archery – Recurve), Kiran Godara (Bronze in Wrestling – 76 kg), and Sanjay (Gold in Hockey), Inamdar Aslam Mustafa, Nitesh Kumar, Vishal Bhardwaj, and Pawan Kumar (Men’s Kabaddi), Sushma Sharma and Nidhi Sharma (Women’s Kabaddi).

Chandigarh University Chancellor Satnam Sandhu expressed delight and congratulated students for their achievements in the Asian Games, and for bringing laurels to the nation, their respective states, and the University. He said, “The 19th edition of Asian Games witnessed the Best-ever Medal Haul (107 medals) by Indian Players in an International Sporting Event since 1951, and it is a moment of pride to state that Chandigarh University students have made a great contribution to India’s this historical achievement by bagging 10 medals across 5 sporting games.”