Tokyo Olympics: With 119 athletes, the Indian contingent for Olympics will consist of 228 strong members

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interaction with Olympic-bound athletes, IOC president Batra said that out of the 119 athletes, 67 are male and 52 female participants.

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India will be sending a 228-strong contingent to the Tokyo Olympics, including 119 athletes, IOA President Narinder Batra said on Tuesday. During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interaction with Olympic-bound athletes, IOA president Batra said that out of the 119 athletes, 67 are male and 52 female participants.

“The total Indian contingent for Tokyo Olympics will be 228. There will be 67 male athletes and 52 female athletes. We are fighting for 85 medal events,” Batra said in the virtual interaction.

This will be India’s largest ever contingent of athletes at the Olympics.

“The first contingent will leave for Tokyo on July 17. It will have 90 athletes and officials in total.”

Below is the list of all the athletes in the Indian contingent:

Shooting

10m Women’s Air Rifle – Anjum Moudgil, Apurvi Chandela

10m Men’s Air Rifle – Divyansh Singh Panwar, Deepak Kumar

10m Women’s Air Pistol – Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Singh Deswal

10m Men’s Air Pistol – Saurabh Chaudhary, Abhishek Verma

25m Women’s Pistol – Rahi Sarnobat, Elavenil Valarivan

50m Women’s Rifle 3 Position – Tejaswini Sawant

50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position – Sanjeev Rajput, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar

Men’s Skeet – Angad Veer Singh Bajwa, Mairaj Ahmad Khan

Wrestling

Women’s Freestyle – Seema Bisla (50kg), Vinesh Phogat (53kg), Anshu Malik (57kg), Sonam Malik (62kg)

Men’s Freestyle – Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg), Bajrang Punia (65kg), Deepak Punia (86 kg)

Hockey

Men’s National Team

Women’s National Team

Badminton

Women’s singles – PV Sindhu

Men’s singles – B Sai Praneeth

Men’s doubles – Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty

Archery

While Indians have been among the best performing athletes in archery in various world events in the recent past, the Olympics have not seen too many notable performances. The biggest hope lie on the duo of Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari, who will compete in the individual events as well as the mixed team event.

Men’s Recurve – Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai, Pravin Jadhav

Women’s Recurve – Deepika Kumari

Boxing

MC Mary Kom (Women’s, 51 kg), Simranjit Kaur (Women’s, 60kg), Lovlina Borgohain (Women’s, 69kg), Pooja Rani (Women’s, 75kg)

Amit Panghal (Men’s, 52kg), Manish Kaushik (Men’s, 63kg), Vikas Krishan (Men’s, 69kg), Ashish Kumar (Men’s, 75kg), Satish Kumar (Men’s, 91kg)

Weightlifting

Mirabai Chanu

Athletics

Men’s 3000m steeplechase – Avinash Sable

Men’s long jump – Murali Sreeshankar

Men’s 400m Hurdles – MP Jabir

Men’s javelin throw – Neeraj Chopra, Shivpal Singh

Men’s shot put – Tajinderpal Singh Toor

Women’s discus throw – Kamalpreet Kaur, Seema Punia

Women’s Javelin throw – Annu Rani

Women’s 100m, 200m – Dutee Chand

Men’s 20km race walking – KT Irfan, Sandeep Kumar, Rahul Rohilla

Women’s 20km race walking – Bhawna Jat, Priyanka Goswami

4×400 Mixed Relay, 4×400 Men’s Relay teams

Equestrian

Fouaad Mirza – the first Indian equestrian to qualify for the Games in 20 years.

Fencing

Bhavani Devi is the first Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics.

Golf

Anirban Lahiri, Udayan Mane

Aditi Ashok

Gymnastics

Pranati Nayak

Judo

Sushila Devi Likmabam

Rowing

Arjun Jat and Arvind Singh

Sailing

Nethra Kumanan, Laser Radial

Vishnu Saravanan, Laser Standard

KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar, 49er

Swimming

Men’s 200m butterfly – Sajan Prakash

Men’s 100m backstroke – Srihari Nataraj

Women’s 100m backstroke – Maana Patel

Table Tennis

Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran

Sutirtha Mukherjee, Manika Batra

Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra will also compete in the mixed doubles.

Tennis

Women’s doubles – Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina

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