London Olympics: List of Indian Atheletes

India has a record 81 player contingent for the London Olympics. Making maiden entries into many sports and events, Indian contingent gives the hope of earning best medal tally for the nation. Wrestler Sushil Kumar will carry the Indian flag. Here is the complete list of players.

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Indian Medals in Olympics History

58 men and 23 women represent India in 54 events of 13 sports at London Olympics.

Archery: 6 (3 men, 3 women) in 4 Events
Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee, Tarundeep Rai (Men) Individual (all three separately) and team event (together)
Laishram Bombayla Devi, Deepika Kumari, Chekrovolu Swuro (Women) Individual (all three separately) and team event (together)

Athletics: 14 (8 men, 6 women) in 11 events
Men

    Basanta Bahadur Rana 50 km walk
    Baljinder Singh, Gurmeet Singh, Irfan Kolothum Thodi 20 Km walk
    Ram Singh Yadav Marathon
    Vikas Gowda Discus Throw
    Om Prakash Karhana Shot put
    Renjith Maheshwary Triple jump

Women

    Tintu Luka 800 m
    Sudha Singh 3000 m steeplechase
    Seema Antil, Krishna Poonia Discus Throw
    Mayookha Johny Triple Jump
    Sahana Kumari High Jump

Badminton: 5 players (2 men, 3 women) in 4 events
Parupalli Kashyap Men’s Singles
Saina Nehwal Women’s Singles
Valiyaveetil Diju and Jwala Gutta Mixed doubles
Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa Women’s doubles

Boxing: 8 players (7 men, 1 woman) in 8 events
Women

    Mary KomFlyweight

Men

    Devendro Singh Light Flyweight
    Shiva Thapa Bantamweight
    Jai Bhagwan Lightweight
    Manoj Kumar Light welterweight
    Vikas Krishan Yadav Welterweight
    Vijender Singh Middleweight
    Sumit Sangwan Light heavyweight

Field Hockey: Men’s Team (16 players)
Captain & Goalkeeper: Bharat Chettri, Sasrdara Singh (VC), Ignace Tirkey, Dharamvir Singh, Sandeep Singh, Manpreet Singh, V. R. Raghunath, Gurbaj Singh, Tushar Khandker, S. K. Uthappa, Sreejesh (GK), Danish Mujtaba, Shivendra Singh, Gurwinder Singh Chandi, Sowmarpet Sunil, Birendra Lakra

Judo: 1 woman in 1 event
Garima Chaudhary Women’s -63 kg

Rowing: 3 men in 2 events
Swarn Singh Virk Single sculls
Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh Lightweight double sculls

Shooting: 11 (7 men, 4 women) in 9 events
Women

    Shagun Chowdhary Trap
    Rahi Sarnobat, Annuraj Singh 25 m pistol
    Annuraj Singh, Heena Sidhu 10 m air pistol

Men

    Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang 10 m air rifle
    Joydeep Karmakar, Hariom Singh, Gagan Narang 50 m rifle prone
    Vijay Kumar 10 m air pistol and 25 m rapid fire pistol
    Manavjit Singh Sandhu Trap
    Ronjan Sodhi Double trap
    Gagan Narang, Imran Hassan Khan & Sanjeev Rajput 50 m rifle 3 positions

Swimming: 1 man in 1 event
Ullalmath Gagan 1500 m freestyle

Table Tennis: 2 (1 man, 1 woman) in 2 events
Soumyajit Ghosh Men’s singles
Ankita Das Women’s singles

Tennis: 7 (5 men, 2 women) in 4 events
Somdev Devvarman and Vishnu Vardhan Men’s singles
Leander Paes & Vishnu Vardhan, Mahesh Bhupathi & Rohan Bopanna Men’s Doubles
Rushmi Chakravarthi & Sania Mirza Women’s Doubles
Leander Paes & Sania Mirza Mixed doubles.

Weightlifting: 2 (1 man, 1 woman) in 2 events
Katulu Ravi Kumar Men’s 69 kg
Ngangbam Soniya Chanu Women’s 48 kg

Wrestling 5 (4 men and 1 woman) in 5 events
Men
Amit Kumar 55 kg
Yogeshwar Dutt 60 kg
Sushil Kumar 66 kg
Narsingh Pancham Yadav 74 kg
Women
Geeta Phogat 55 kg

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