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Names of Indian athletes at Rio Olympics

Posted on timeJuly 13th, 2016 by userPrem    flag(1) Comment




India will be fielding it’s largest-ever contingent with more than 100 names having qualified for the Rio Olympics 2016. This is a marked improvement compared to 56 athletes that competed eight years ago at the 2008 Beijing Games. India will be aiming at securing a double digit medal tally this time. The Olympic games arescheduled to start from August 5th 2016 at Rio, Brazil.

Archery

Atanu Das
Deepika Kumari
Laxmirani Majhi
Bombayla Devi

Athletics Men

Inderjeet Singh (Shot Put)
Vikas Gowda (Discus Throw)
Gurmeet Singh
Baljinder Singh
Irfan Kolothum Thodi (Men’s 20 km walk)
Sandeep Kumar
Manish Singh Rawat (Men’s 50 km walk)
Nitender Singh Rawat
Thonakal Gopi and Kheta Ram (Marathon)
Muhammad Anas (Men’s 400m race)
Ankit Sharma (Long Jump)

Athletics Women

Seema Antil (Discus Throw)
Manpreet Kaur (Shot put)
Lalita Babar (3000m steeplechase)
Tintu Luka (Women’s 800m event)
Kavita Raut (Women’s marathon)
Sudha Singh, OP Jaisha (Marathon)
Khushbir Kaur (20km walk)
Sapna Punia (20km walk)
Dutee Chand (Women’s 100m race)
Srabani Nanda (Women’s 200m event)

Badminton

Saina Nehwal
PV Sindhu
Kidambi Srikanth
Manu Attri-Sumeet Reddy (men’s doubles)
Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa (women’s doubles)

Boxing

Shiva Thapa (56 kgs Bantamweight category)
Manoj Kumar (64 kgs)
Vikas Krishan (75kgs)

Hockey

Men’s Hockey team lead by Srijesh
Women’s Hockey team lead by Ritu Rani

Gymnastics

Dipa Karmakar

Judo

Avatar Singh

Rowing

Dattu Bhokanal

Shooting Men

Jeetu Rai (50m Air Pistol)
Gagan Narang (10m Air rifle)
Abhinav Bindra (10m Air rifle)
Gurpreet Singh (26m Rapid fire pistol)
Prakash Nanjappa (50m pistol)
Chain Singh (50m Rifle Positions)
Mairaj Ahmed Khan (Shotgun)
Manvanjit Singh Sandhu
Kynan Chenai (Trap Shooting)

Shooting Women

Heena Sidhu (10m Air Pistol)
Ayonika Paul (10m Air Rifle)
Apurvi Chandela (10m Air Rifle)

Table Tennis

Mouma Das
Manika Batra
Soumyajit Ghosh
Achanta Sharath Kamal

Tennis

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna (Men’s Doubles)
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna (Mixed Doubles)
Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare (Women’s Doubles)

Weightlifting

Sivalingam Sathish Kumar (Men’s 77kg category)
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (Women’s 48kg category)

Wrestling Men

Narsingh Yadav (74 kg weight category)
Yogeshwar Dutt (65 kg Free style category)
Hardeep Singh (96 kg Greco-Roman category)
Sandeep Tomar (57 kg category)
Ravinder Khatri (85 kg category)

Wrestling Women

Babita Kumari (53 kg category)
Vinesh Phogat (48 kg category)
Sakshi Malik (58 kg category)

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