SABLE Avinash Mukund

13 Sep 1994

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
ATH Athletics Men's 5000m 2 Silver Medal
Men's 3000m Steeplechase 1 Gold Medal


Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Men's 3000m Steeplechase Final 8:19.50 1 October, 2023 Hangzhou (CHN)


Start Time Location Event Status
Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium
Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium

Biographical Information


Olympic Games
Round 1Men's 3000m Steeplechase2020Tokyo, JPN8:18.12
World Championships
11Men's 3000m Steeplechase2022Eugene, OR, USA8:31.75
13Men's 3000m Steeplechase2019Doha, QAT8:21.37
HeatsMen's 3000m Steeplechase2023Budapest, HUN8:22.24
World Cross Country Championships
35Men's Individual Cross Country Long Distance2023Bathurst, NSW, AUS31:43
Diamond League
5Men's 3000m Steeplechase2023Xiamen, CHN8:16.27
5Men's 3000m Steeplechase2023Stockholm, SWE8:21.88
5Men's 3000m Steeplechase2022Rabat, MAR8:12.48
6Men's 3000m Steeplechase2023Chorzow, POL8:11.63
10Men's 3000m Steeplechase2023Rabat, MAR8:17.18
Asian Championships
2Men's 3000m Steeplechase2019Doha, QAT8:30.19
Armed Forces Athlete
English, Hindi
Indian Army [India]
He sustained a broken ankle in 2018. (lifestyle, 28 Jul 2021)

In 2016 he suffered an ankle injury. (thebridge, 21 Jul 2021)
He took up cross-country running in 2015 while serving for the Indian Army, and moved on to distance running a year later. In 2017 he began practising steeplechase after Army coach Amrish Kumar spotted Sable trying to clear the hurdles. (olympicchannel, 16 Apr 2020; hindustantimes, 14 Dec 2019)
He used to run six kilometres a day to get to school as a child. His primary school teacher Babasaheb Taware noticed Sable's talent and took him to a school athletic meet for a 1000m race, where Sable came first. His talent was spotted again when he joined the Indian Army Athletics Programme. "I was a natural runner from childhood." (olympicchannel, 16 Apr 2020; timesofindia, 09 Oct 2019)
To win a medal at the Olympic Games. (forbesindia, 20 Feb 2023)
Ahead of the 19th asian games, he trained at an altitude camp in Colorado Springs, CO, United States of America. (sportskeeda, 17 Jul 2023)
He was named Sportsman of the Year in Athletics at the 2023 Sportstar Aces Awards in India. (sportstar, 27 Feb 2023)

In 2022 he received the Arjuna Award for Outstanding Performance in Sports and Games in India. (sportsmintmedia, 12 Dec 2022; Facebook profile, 30 Nov 2022)
Gold Medal
Silver Medal
Gold Medal Event
Silver Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event
Asian Games Record