May 24- June 1, 1958
India: Ranked 7th
13 Medals- Gold: 5, Silver: 4, Bronze: 4
The 3rd Asian Games were held from May 24 to June 1, 1958 in Tokyo, Japan. A total of 1,820 athletes, coming from 20 countries, competed in 14 sports disciplines at the III Asiad. A total of 13 sports were competed including Hockey, Table tennis, Tennis and Volleyball being introduced for the first time in the Asian Games. The torch relay was also introduced as a new tradition in the Asian Games Tokyo onwards. 79 athletes represented India winning a total of 13 medals.
S. No Name Medal Sports Discipline
1. Milkha SinghGoldAthleticsMen’s 200M
2. Milkha SinghGoldAthleticsMen’s 400M
3. Mohinder SinghGoldAthleticsMen’s Triple Jump
4. Parduman Singh BrarGoldAthleticsMen’s Shot Put
5. Balkar SinghGoldAthleticsMen’s Discus Throw
6. Hari SinghSilverBoxingMen’s 75 KG
7. Stephie D'SouzaSilverAthleticsWomen’s 200M
8. Elizabeth DavenportSilverAthleticsWomen’s Javelin Throw
9. HockeySilverHockeyMen's
10. Parduman Singh BrarBronzeAthleticsMen’s Discus Throw
11. Sundar RaoBronzeBoxingMen’s 60 KG
12. T. R. Arunchalam S. L. Gupta Bharatan Nair T. P. Padmanabhan Nair Abdur Rahman Raman Raman S. K. Sheikuchan Gurdev SinghBronzeVolleyballMen’s Volleyball
13. Christine Brown Violet Peters Stephie D'Souza Mary Leela RaoBronzeAthleticsWomen’s 4×100M Relay