Tuesday, 2 August 2016

How Many Players From India Are Playing In Olympics 2016

Indians are taking part in Olympics games from 1900 Summer Paris Olympics games. This time India was break his own record by sending 120 Athletes in 2016 Rio Olympics Games. This amount is 37 lager than their previous record 2012 London Games of 87 athletes. The Sports Ministry has identified nine sports disciplines, that are Athletics, Archery, Badminton, Boxing, Hockey, Shooting, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling) for Rio Olympics 2016, and the training of sports persons in these disciplines has already begun.
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How Many Players From India Are Playing In Olympics 2016

How Many Players From India Are Playing In Olympics 2016

  • Archery

    • Atanu Das, Deepika Kumari, Laxmirani Majhi, Bombayla Dev

  • Atheletics

    • Inderjeet Singh (Shot Put)
    • Vikas Gowda (Discus Throw)
    • Seema Antil (Discus Throw)
    • Manpreet Kaur (Shot Throw)
    • Gurmeet Singh (men’s 20km walk)
    • Baljinder Singh (men’s 20km walk)
    • Irfan Kolothum Thodi (men’s 20km walk)
    • Sandeep Kumar (men’s 50km walk)
    • Manish Singh Rawat (men’s 50km walk)
    • Nitender Singh Rawat (Marathon)
    • Thonakal Gopi (Marathon)
    • Kheta Ram (Marathon)
    • Muhammad Anas (400m)
    • Lalita Babar (3000m steeplechase)
    • Tintu Luka (800m)
    • Kavita Raut (Marathon)
    • Sudha Singh (Marathon and 3000m steeplechase)
    • OP Jaisha (Marathon)
    • Khushbir Kaur (Walk)
    • Sapna Punia (Walk)
    • Dutee Chand (100m)
    • Sarbani Nanda (200m)
    • Ankit Sharma (Long jump)
    • Nirmala Sheoran (400m)

  • Badminton

    • Saina Nehwal (Women’s singles)
    • PV Sindhu (Women’s singles)
    • Kidambi Srikanth (Men’s singles)
    • Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy (Men’s Doubles)
    • Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa (Women’s doubles)

  • Boxing

    • Shiva Thapa (56kg)
    • Manoj Kumar (61kg)
    • Vikas Krishan (75kg)

  • Judo

    • Avtar Singh
    • Gymnastics
    • Dipa Karmakar

  • Hockey

    • Men’s team – 16 members
    • Women’s team – 16 members

  • Rowing

    • Dattu Bhokanal (Singles sculls)

  • Shooting

    • Jitu Rai
    • Apurvi Chandela
    • Gagan Narang
    • Abhinav Bindra
    • Gurpreet Singh
    • Prakash Nanjappa
    • Chain Singh
    • Mairaj Ahmed Khan
    • Heena Sidhu
    • Kynan Chenai
    • Ayonika Paul
    • Manavjit Singh Sandhu

  • Swimming

    • Sajan Prakash (men’s 200m butterfly)
    • Shivani Katariya (women’s 200m freestyle)

  • Table Tennis

    • Achanta Sharath Kamal
    • Manika Batra
    • Soumyajit Ghosh
    • Mouma Das

  • Tennis

    • Rohan Bopanna (Men’s doubles, Mixed doubles)
    • Leander Paes (Men’s doubles)
    • Sania Mirza (Women’s doubles, Mixed doubles)
    • Prarthana Thombare (Women’s doubles)

  • Weightlifting

    • Sivalingam Sathish Kumar (Men’s 77kg)
    • Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
How Many Players From India Are Playing In Olympics 2016

  • Wrestling

    • Narsingh Pancham Yadav (Men’s FS 74kg)
    • Yogeshwar Dutt (Men’s FS 65kg)
    • Hardeep Singh (Men’s GR 98kg)
    • Sandeep Tomar (Men’s FS 57kg)
    • Ravinder Khatri (Men’s GR 86kg)
    • Vinesh Phogat (Women’s 48kg)
    • Sakshi Malik (Women’s 60kg)
    • Babita Kumari (Women’s 55kg)

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