List of Indian Participants at Tokyo Olympics 2020

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List of 115 Indian athletes that qualified for the Upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2021

Covid – 19 turned everybody’s life upside down. Work from home and online learning became the new normal. For the first time, the CBSE class 12th boards were cancelled,  various entrance exams were postponed and many events got cancelled. Much awaited Olympics 2020 was postponed due to the global pandemic. After a year-long wait, the Olympics are finally just a few days away. 

12 Indian athletes have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics so far. In the 2016 Rio Olympics, 117 Indian athletes had qualified but couldn’t match up to the medals haul from the 2012 London Games, which remains India’s highest medal tally at a single Olympic Games – six medals. We are hoping that threshold could be crossed in Tokyo with quite a few Indian athletes topping the world ranking charts.  The men’s and women’s hockey teams form the biggest fraction of the contingent. This is followed by shooting and athletics. In this blog, we have listed the game-wise participants of the Olympics from India.

Weightlifting

Credits: Olympics

Wrestling

  • Seema Bisla (Women’s Freestyle 50kg)
  • Ravi Kumar Dahiya (Men’s Freestyle 57kg)
  • Bajrang Punia (Men’s Freestyle 65kg)
  • Vinesh Phogat (Women’s Freestyle 53kg)
  • Anshu Malik (Women’s Freestyle 57kg)
  • Sonam Malik (Women’s Freestyle 62kg)
  • Deepak Punia (Men’s Freestyle 86kg)

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Archery

  • Tarundeep Rai (Men’s Recurve)
  • Deepika Kumari (Women’s Recurve)
  • Atanu Das (Men’s Recurve)
  • Pravin Jadhav (Men’s Recurve)

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Athletics

  • Murali Sreeshankar (Men’s long jump)
  • MP Jabir (Men’s 400m hurdles)
  • Neeraj Chopra (Men’s javelin throw)
  • KT Irfan (Men’s 20km race walking)
  • Sandeep Kumar (Men’s 20km race walking)
  • Rahul Rohilla (Men’s 20km race walking)
  • Bhawna Jat (Women’s 20km race walking)
  • Priyanka Goswami (Women’s 20km race walking)
  • Avinash Sable (Men’s 3000m steeplechase)
  • Dutee Chand (Women’s 100m and 200m)
  • Kamalpreet Kaur (Women’s discus throw)
  • Seema Punia (Women’s discus throw)
  • Shivpal Singh (Men’s javelin throw)
  • Annu Rani (Women’s javelin throw)
  • Tajinderpal Singh Toor (Men’s shot put)
  • Muhammed Anas Yahiya (Men’s 4x400m relay)
  • Mixed 4x400m Relay (Team not announced yet)
  • Noah Nirmal Tom (Men’s 4x400m relay)
  • Amoj Jacob (Men’s 4x400m relay)
  • Arokia Rajiv (Men’s 4x400m relay)

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Badminton

  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty (Men’s doubles)
  • PV Sindhu (Women’s singles)
  • B Sai Praneeth (Men’s singles)

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Boxing

  • Amit Panghal (Men’s 52kg)
  • Vikas Krishan (Men’s 69kg)
  • Satish Kumar (Men’s 91kg)
  • Mary Kom (Women’s 51kg)
  • Manish Kaushik (Men’s 63kg)
  • Lovlina Borgohain (Women’s 69kg)
  • Ashish Kumar (Men’s 75kg)
  • Pooja Rani (Women’s 75kg)
  • Simranjit Kaur (Women’s 60kg)

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Equestrian

Fencing

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Golf

  • Anirban Lahiri (Men’s event)
  • Aditi Ashok (Women’s event)
  • Udayan Mane (Men’s event)

Gymnastics

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Hockey

Men’s Hockey Team: Goalkeeper: PR Sreejesh Defenders: Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra Midfielders: Hardik Singh, Manpreet Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit Forwards: Shamsher Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh Standbys: Krishan Pathak (goalkeeper), Varun Kumar (defender) and Simranjit Singh (midfielder)

Credits: sportzworkz

Women’s Hockey Team: Goalkeeper: Savita Defenders: Deep Grace Ekka, Nikki Pradhan, Gurjit Kaur, Udita Midfielders: Nisha, Neha, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Monika, Navjot Kaur, Salima Tete Forwards: Rani, Navneet Kaur, Lalremsiami, Vandana Katariya, Sharmila Devi Standby: E Rajani

Credits: NNIS Sports News

Judo

  • Sushila Devi Likmabam (Women’s 48kg)

Sailing

  • Nethra Kumanan (Laser Radial)
  • Vishnu Saravanan (Laser Standard)
  • KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar (49er)

Shooting

  • Anjum Moudgil (10m Women’s Air Rifle)
  • Apurvi Chandela (10m Women’s Air Rifle)
  • Divyansh Singh Panwar (10m Men’s Air Rifle)
  • Deepak Kumar (10m Men’s Air Rifle)
  • Angad Veer Singh Bajwa (Men’s Skeet)
  • Mairaj Ahmad Khan (Men’s Skeet)
  • Tejaswini Sawant (50m Women’s Rifle 3 Position)
  • Abhishek Verma (10m Men’s Air Pistol)
  • Rahi Sarnobat (25m Women’s Pistol)
  • Sanjeev Rajput (50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position)
  • Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar (50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position)
  • Manu Bhaker (10m Women’s Air Pistol)
  • Yashaswini Singh Deswal (10m Women’s Air Pistol)
  • Saurabh Chaudhary (10m Men’s Air Pistol)
  • Elavenil Valarivan (10m Women’s Air Rifle)

Rowing

  • Arjun Jat and Arvind Singh (Men’s lightweight double sculls)
Credits: Anisports

Swimming

  • Srihari Nataraj
  • Maana Patel
  • Sajan Prakash

Table Tennis

  • Sutirtha Mukherjee
  • Manika Batra
  • Sharath Kamal
  • Sathiyan Gnanasekaran

Tennis

This was the complete list of participants for the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Comment down the Olympic match you are excited to watch. For more such informative content, stay tuned with Leverage Edu!

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