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Indian Equestrian Team for Asian Games 2023: The Asian Games, also referred to as Asiad, is a multi-sport event held every four years among the Asian countries. The Asian Games were initially regulated by the Asian Games Federation, that is until 1978. Post this, since 1982, the Games have been organized by the Olympic Council of Asia.
Among the multiple sports that India competes in, Equestrian is one among them. The country has a wide following in numerous equestrian sports like eventing, dressage, eventing, etc. in the country. The Equestrian Federation of India looks after the affairs concerned with the sport. Previously, India has participated in the eventing sport and managed to win bronze in 2002 and 2006.
The Indian equestrian squad is one of the most promising teams at the upcoming Asian Games 2023. The team consists of numerous talents who will be looking to do good in the upcoming games.
It is worth mentioning here that the selection trials for the athletes have taken place over the last three months in the month of Europe. To cut, the players have had to undergo strenuous and competitive training. Furthermore, they were made to compete against some of the best international talents out there. And reports suggest that the players performed well in this series of tests.
The Indian equestrian team has been training hard for the Asian Games, and they are confident that they can bring home medals. The team is particularly strong in show jumping, and they are hoping to challenge for the gold medal in that event.
The 19th edition of the Asian Games is scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China, from September 23 to October 8. The equestrian events will be held at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center.
Indian Equestrian Squad for Asian Games 2023
Raju Singh Bhadoria
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