India at Tokyo Olympics: Full list of Indian players at Tokyo Olympics, check schedule, event dates & medal chances of Indian players

India at Tokyo Olympics: India entering Tokyo Olympics with 119 member squad, check full squad details, event dates & medal contenders from India
India at Tokyo Olympics: India entering Tokyo Olympics with 119 member squad, check full squad details, event dates & medal contenders from India

Tokyo Olympics – India at Tokyo Olympics: Tokyo Olympics is now round the corner, and the excitement around the quadrennial event is never like before. India will be sending its largest contingent ever to the Olympics, with 127 members showcasing their talent at the showpiece event. The Indian athletes will be competing across 18 sports, which is way more than what they competed in at the last Olympics. Let’s look at the sports in which India has qualified and will competing hard for the medals.

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Tokyo Olympics – India at Tokyo Olympics: India will be sending a 228-strong contingent to the Tokyo Olympics, including 127 athletes, IOA President Narinder Batra said on Tuesday.

  • Out of the 127 athletes, 67 are male and 52 female participants, Batra said during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interaction with Olympic-bound athletes.

“The total Indian contingent for Tokyo Olympics will be 227. We are fighting for 85 medal events,” Batra said in the virtual interaction.

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Tokyo Olympics: India at Tokyo Olympics with 127 member squad, 18 Sports, check full squad details, event dates & medal contenders from India

Tokyo Olympics – India at Tokyo Olympics: India to throw challenge in 18 Sports at Olympics

· Archery
· Athletics
· Badminton
· Boxing
· Equestrian
· Fencing
· Hockey
· Golf
· Gymnastics
· Judo
· Rowing
· Sailing
· Shooting
· Swimming
· Table tennis
· Tennis
· Weightlifting
· Wrestling

Squads

India at Tokyo Olympics: Let’s look at the squad in each sport and the categories or events they are competing in

Olympics Indian Archery squad: Four archers are competing for India in Archery, Let’s have a look

Men

· Atanu Das (Men’s recurve individual/ Men’s recurve team/ Mixed recurve team)
· Pravin Jadhav (Men’s recurve individual/ Men’s recurve team/ Mixed recurve team)
· Tarundeep Rai (Men’s recurve individual/ Men’s recurve team/ Mixed recurve team)

Women

· Deepika Kumari (Women’s recurve individual/ Mixed recurve team)

Medal contenders

· Deepika Kumari (Men’s recurve individual / Mixed team recurve)
· Atanu Das (Mixed team recurve)

Schedule: The Archery at Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 23rd July to 31st July.

Indian Olympics Athletics squad: A total of 19 athletes have qualified to represent India in Athletics at Olympics. Let’s look at the athletes and their events

Men

· Jabir M Palliyalil (400M hurdles)
· Muhammed Anas Yahiya (4x400m relay)
· Noah Nirmal Tom (4x400m relay)
· Amoj Jacob (4x400m relay)
· Arokia Rajiv (4x400m relay)
· Naganathan Pandi (4x400m relay)
· Sandeep Kumar (20km Race walk)
· Rahul Rohila (20km Race walk)
· K.T Irfan (20km Race walk)
· Gurpreet Singh (50km Race walk)
· Avinash Sable (3000m steeplechase)
· Neeraj Chopra (Javelin throw)
· Shivpal Singh (Javelin throw)
· Murali Sreeshankar (Long jump)
· Tajinder Pal Toor (Shot put)
· Sarthak Bhambri (Mixed 4x400m relay)
· Alex Anthony (Mixed 4x400m relay)

Women

· Dutee Chand (100m & 200m)
· Priyanka Goswami (20km Race walk)
· Bhawna Jat (20km Race walk)
· V Revathi (Mixed 4x400m relay)
· Subha Venkatesan (Mixed 4x400m relay)
· Dhanalakshmi Sekhar (Mixed 4x400m relay)
· Kamalpreet Kaur (Discus throw)
· Seema Punia (Discus throw)
· Annu Rani (Javelin throw)

Medal contenders

· Neeraj Chopra (Javelin throw)
· Murali Sreeshankar

Schedule: The athletics at Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 30th July to 8th August

Tokyo Olympics Badminton squad: Four shuttlers have qualified to represent India in badminton at Olympics. Let’s look at them and their events

Men

· B. Sai Praneeth (Singles)
· Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (Doubles)
· Chirag Shetty (Singles)

Women

· P.V. Sindhu (Singles)

Medal contenders

· P.V. Sindhu (Singles)
· Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Chirag shetty (Doubles)

Schedule: Badminton at the Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 2nd August

Tokyo Olympics Boxing squad: India is sending biggest-ever boxing contingent to Olympics with a total of nine boxers earning their Olympic qualification during the Asia-Oceanic Olympic Qualifiers in Jordan in 2019. Let’s look at the boxers and their weight categories

Men

· Amit Panghal (Flyweight)
· Manish Kaushik (Lightweight)
· Vikas Krishan Yadav (Welterweight)
· Ashish Kumar (Middleweight)
· Satish Kumar (Super heavyweight)

Women

· Mary Kom (Flyweight)
· Simranjit Kaur (Lightweight)
· Lovlina Borgohain (Welterweight)
· Pooja Rani (Middleweight)

Medal contenders

· Amit Panghal (Flyweight)
· Mary Kom (Flyweight)

Schedule: Boxing at the Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 8th August.

Tokyo Olympics Equestrian squad: Only one Indian qualified for the event, and he will be the first Indian to do so

Men

· Fouaad Mirza (Individual)

Medal contender

· Nil

Schedule: Equestrian at the Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 7th August.

Olympics Indian fencing squad: Only one Indian qualified for the event, and she will be the first one to do so

Women

· C.A. Bhavani Devi (Sabre)

Medal contenders

Nil

Schedule: Fencing at the Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 1st August.

Tokyo Olympics hockey squad: Hockey India announced 16-member squad for both men’s and women’s team for Tokyo Olympics

Men

· Manpreet Singh (Captain)
· P.R. Sreejesh (Goalkeeper)
· Harmanpreet Singh (Defender)
· Rupinder Pal Singh (Defender)
· Surender Kumar (Defender)
· Amit Rohidas (Defender)
· Birendra Lakra (Defender)
· Hardik Singh (Midfielder)
· Vivek Sagar Prasad (Midfielder)
· Nilakanta Sharma (Midfielder)
· Sumit (Midfielder)
· Shamsher Singh (Forward)
· Dilpreet Singh (Forward)
· Gurjant Singh (Forward)
· Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (Forward)
· Mandeep Singh (Forward).

Women

· Rani Rampal (Captain)
· Savita Punia (Goalkeeper)
· Deep Grace Ekka (Defender)
· Nikki Pradhan (Defender)
· Gurjit Kaur (Defender)
· Udita (Defender)
· Nisha (Midfielder)
· Neha Goyal (Midfielder)
· Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam (Midfielder)
· Monika Malik (Midfielder)
· Navjot Kaur (Midfielder)
· Salima Tete (Midfielder)
· Navneet Kaur (Forward)
· Lalremsiami (Forward)
· Vandana Katariya (Forward)
· Sharmila Devi (Forward)

Medal contenders

· Men’s hockey team

Schedule: Hockey at the Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 6th August

Indian Olympics Golf squad: There will be three golfers representing India at Olympics

Men

· Anirban Lahiri
· Udayan Mane

Women

· Aditi Ashok

Medal contenders

· Nil

Schedule: Golf at the Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 29th July to 7th August.

Tokyo Olympics Gymnastics squad: Only one gymnast qualified in Artistic Gymanstics to represent India at the Tokyo Olympics

Women

· Pranati Nayak (All-around)

Medal contenders

· Nil

Schedule: Gymnastics at Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 3rd August.

Tokyo Olympics Judo squad: Only one judo player managed to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics through the continental quota

Women

· Shushila Likmabam (48kg)

Medal contenders

· Nil

Schedule: Judo at Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 31st July

Tokyo Olympics rowing squad: India will be sending two rowers who will be competing as pair in the lightweight double sculls event at the Tokyo Olympics

Men

· Arjun Lal & Arvind Singh (Lightweight double sculls)

Medal contenders

· Nil

Schedule: Rowing at Tokyo Olympics will take place from 23rd July to 30th July

Tokyo Olympics Sailing squad: India will be having four sailors competing across three categories at the Tokyo Olympics

Men

· Vishnu Saravanan (Laser)
· K.C Ganapathy & Varun Thakkar (Men’s 49er)

Women

· Nethra Kumanan (Laser Radial)

Medal contenders

· Nil

Schedule: Sailing at the Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 25th July to 4th August.

Tokyo Olympics Shooting squad: A total of fifteen shooter will be competing across 10 events at the Tokyo Olympics.

Men

· Angad Bajwa (Skeet)
· Mairaj Ahmad Khan (skeet)
· Saurabh Chaudhary (10m air pistol & 10m air pistol mixed team)
· Abhishek Verma (10m air pistol & 10m air pistol mixed team)
· Deepak Kumar (10m air rifle & 10m air rifle mixed team)
· Divyansh Singh Panwar (10m air rifle & 10m air rifle mixed team)
· Sanjeev Rajput (50m rifle 3 positions)
· Aishwary Tomar (50m rifle 3 positions)

Women

· Manu Bhaker (10m air pistol, 25m pistol and 10m air pistol mixed team)
· Yashaswini Deswal (25m pistol & 10m air pistol mixed team)
· Rahi Sarnobot (25m pistol)
· Apurvi Chandela (10m air rifle)
· Elavenil Valarivan (10m air rifle & 10m air rifle mixed team )
· Anjum Moudgil (50m rifle 3 positions & 10m air rifle mixed team)
· Tejaswini Sawant (50m rifle 3 positions)

Medal contenders

· Saurabh Chaudhary (Men’s 10m air pistol)
· Abhishek Verma (Men’s 10m air rifle)
· Divyansh Singh Panwar (Men’s 10m air rifle)
· Aishwary Tomar (Men’s 50m rifle 3 positions)
· Manu Bhaker (Women 10m air pistol)
· Anjum Moudgil (Women’s 50m rifle 3 positions)
· Saurabh Chaudhary & Manu Bhaker (10m air pistol mixed team)

Schedule: Shooting at the Tokyo Olympics will take place from 24th July to 2nd August.

Tokyo Olympics Swimming squad: Two swimmers have qualified by making the ‘A’ cut qualification and one female swimmer through Universality Invitation.

Men

· Srihari Nataraj (100m backstroke)
· Sajan Prakash (200m butterfly)

Women

· Maana Patel (100m backstroke)

Medal contenders

· Nil

Schedule: Swimming at the Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 1st August.

Olympics Indian Table tennis squad: Four table tennis players will be in action at the Olympics competing across 3 events.

Men

· Achanta Sharath Kamal (Singles & Mixed doubles)
· Sathiyan Gnanasekeran (Singles)

Women

· Manika Batra (Singles & Mixed doubles)
· Sutirtha Mukherjee (Singles)

Medal contenders

· Achanta Sharath Kamal & Manika Batra (Mixed doubles)

Schedule: Table tennis at the Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 6th August

Tokyo Olympics Tennis squad: India will be competing only in one event of women’s doubles at the Tokyo Olympics.

Women

· Sania Mirza & Ankita Raina (Doubles)

Medal contenders

· Nil

Schedule: Tennis at Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 1st August

Tokyo Olympics Weightlifting schedule: The clean & jerk world record holder in 49kg will be in action for India at the Tokyo Olympics

Women

· Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (49kg category)

Medal Contenders

· Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (49kg category)

Schedule: Weightlifting at the Olympics is scheduled to take place from 24th July to 4th August

Indian Olympics Wrestling squad: Seven wrestlers from India will be competing at the Olympics.

Men

· Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg)
· Bajrang Punia (65kg)
· Deepak Punia (86kg)

Women

· Seema Bisla (50kg)
· Vinesh Phogat (53kg)
· Anshu Malik (57kg)
· Sonam Malik (62kg)

Medal contenders

· Bajrang Punia (65kg), Ravi Dhaiya (57 Kg)
· Vinesh Phogat (53kg), Anshu Malik (57 Kg)

Schedule: Wrestling at the Olympics is scheduled to take place from 1st August to 7th August.