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Who is the most successful Indian Athlete in Commonwealth Games history?

The most successful Indian athlete in the history of the Commonwealth Games is Jaspal Rana in the sport of shooting as he has won a total of 15 medals in Commonwealth Games history.

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 27.07.2022
Who is the most successful Indian Athlete in Commonwealth Games history

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In our list of articles related to the Commonwealth Games it is but natural for some of the readers to think who among the long list of great Indian sports stars has been the most successful in the history of this prestigious event. There have been some legendary performances in history like PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Abhinav Bindra and others but the one who is the most successful will be a surprise to many people.

The most successful Indian athlete in the history of the Commonwealth Games is Jaspal Rana in the sport of shooting as he has won a total of 15 medals in these championships. There is no one who has won more individual Medals in this event than Jaspal Rana and I am sure not many people know about him so let’s find out what he has done in this event’s history and how he got these 15 Medals.


1994 Commonwealth Games

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The first Commonwealth Games that Jaspal Rana won medals in was the 1994 Games in Victoria.

Silver Medal – 10M Air Pistol Men

Bronze Medal – 10M Air Pistol (Pair) Men

Gold Medal- Centre Fire Pistol Men

Gold Medal- Centre Fire Pistol (Pair) Men

 

1998 Commonwealth Games

His second outing in the Commonwealth Games was in 1998 Kula Lumpur Jaspal Rana again got a lot of Medals for India and his legend was growing in this event every Commonwealth Games. The medal list is as follows –

Silver Medal – 10M Air Pistol Men

Silver Medal – 10M Air Pistol (Pair) Men

Gold Medal- Centre Fire Pistol Men

Gold Medal- Centre Fire Pistol (Pair) Men


2002 Commonwealth Games

His third Commonwealth Games was in 2002 in Manchester England and there also he repeated his performances from 1994 and 1998 and the medal list from that event is as follows –

Bronze Medal – 10M Air Pistol Men

Silver Medal – 10M Air Pistol (Pair) Men

Gold Medal- 25M Standard Pistol Men

Gold Medal- 25M Standard Pistol (Pair) Men

Gold Medal- Centre Fire Pistol Men

Gold Medal- Centre Fire Pistol (Pair) Men

 

2006 Commonwealth Games

In the 2006 Commonwealth Games which was held in Melbourne and it would be the last event of Jaspal Rana ‘s glittering career and here also he won medals to finish as the most successful athlete from India in the history of Commonwealth Games. His medal list from these Games are as follows –

Gold Medal- Centre Fire Pistol (Pair) Men

Just behind Jaspal Rana at second place is another shooting star in Samaresh Jung with 14 medals in Commonwealth Games and these athletes have made India proud a lot of times. We will be looking forward to more such Indian athletes winning more medals and becoming one of the most successful Indian athletes in Commonwealth Games history.

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