Tintu Luka is set to participate in Women’s 800m Qualifying round at Rio 2016. Coached by legendary PT Usha, she is the 3rd women and 9th overall Indian to participate at Olympics in 800 m race, which is India’s 4th best represented Athletics event at Olympics. Among 13 occasions, only once an Indian has reached […]
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In the 15 years of his career in Shooting, Mairaj Ahmad Khan has represented India in almost every tournament since 2012. In his first Olympics at Rio he is the first and only Indian to have held both the World Cup title as well as the Olympic quota for India at the same time. Considering […]
Hailing from Tam Taran district of Punjab, Gurpreet’s claim to fame is winning 2 Gold and Individual Bronze at 2010 Commonwealth Games. Starting his career in Shooting in 2007, he is serving the Army. Supported by Army and Olympic Gold Quest, he is participating in two events at Rio.
Sushil Kumar has not got the privilege of being the Flag bearer of India in London Olympics without reason. By the end of the London Games, he had become the greatest athlete India has ever produced in terms of Olympic medals. None of the Indian athlete has ever won two individual Olympic medals.
Yogeshwar Dutt is the third medal winner wrestler from India in Olympics. After Sushil Kumar’s Bronze in 2008 Olympics, Dutt won in Men’s 60kg category at London Olympics 2012. Since last Olympics, he won Gold medals at Asian Games and Commonwealth Games in 2014. Here is the complete profile of rare Olympic medal winner for […]