22-year-old Idukki-born Sajan Prakash, also known as Indian Michael Phelps and 18-year-old Haryana girl Shivani Kataria represented India at Rio Olympics and got good exposure, although both could finish ahead of just one competitor in the only round they could participate.
Indian Performance in Every Olympics
History of All Sports Played at Olympics by India
Indian Medals In Olympics: When and Who Got It!!
Indian Teams and Schedule at Rio 2016: Athletics: Men’s, Women’s, Archery, Badminton, Boxing, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey: Men’s, Women’s, Judo, Rowing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling
- 8 Aug Women’s 200 m Freestyle Heat Shivani Kataria – finished 41st (out of 42)
8 Aug Men’s 200 m Butterfly Heat Sajan Prakash – finished 28th (out of 29)
In 2012 Olympics, the lone Indian swimmer Ullalmath Gagan finished 31st in Heat of 1500 m freestyle.
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