In each of the three previous editions, the number of Indian athletes who participate in the Summer Olympics Games has increased. All signs point to India’s best athletes continuing this trend at Tokyo 2020.
Many more are in contention for qualification for the Tokyo Olympics.
Here are the names of all Indians were qualified for the Olympics Tokyo: Sorted by sport, discipline, and category
- Tarundeep Rai Men’s Recurve
- Atanu Das Men’s Recurve
- Pravin Jadhav, Men’s Recurve
- Deepika Kumari, Women’s Recurve
Tokyo 2020 will see the men’s trio compete together.
At the Olympics, India has not been a strong competitor in athletics but it is emerging javelin throwers Neeraj Chopra And Shivpal Singh This time, there are high hopes.
Tokyo 2020 will see the debut of the 4×400 mixed relay. This relay will be led by an Indian team that was a gold medallist at Asian Games. Muhammed Anas After finishing third at the World Athletics Championships 2019, they were thrilled to be crowned.
It was KT Irfan That was when he became the first Indian-qualified athlete for the 2020 Olympics.
- KT Irfan, Men’s 20km Race Walking
- Sandeep Kumar, Men’s 20km Race Walking
- Rahul Rohilla, Men’s 20km Race Walking
- Avinash Sable, Men’s 3000m steeplechase
- Murali Sreeshankar – Men’s long jump
- Neeraj Chopra, Men’s javelin throw
- Shivpal Singh, Men’s javelin throw
- Tajinderpal Singh Toor – Men’s shot put
- Kamalpreet Kaur is a women’s discus thrower
- Bhawna Jat: Women’s 20km Race Walking
- Priyanka Goswami – Women’s 20km Race Walking
- 4×400 Mixed Relay
PV Sindhu, the world champion, will be trying to improve her silver medal from last Games. She will be on the Tokyo court in the women’s solos. B Sai Praneeth, the men’s singles champion, and the duo Satwiksairaj Rangeddy and Chirag Shetty will join her.
- PV Sindhu, Singles for Women
- B Sai Praneeth – Men’s singles
- Satwiksairaj and Chirag Shetty, Men’s doubles
Indian boxers bought nine tickets for the Tokyo Olympics at the Asia Oceania Boxing Olympic Qualifiers in Amman, Jordan.
- Vikas Krishan (Men’s, 69kg).
- Lovlina Borgohain, Women’s, 69kg
- Ashish Kumar (Men’s 75kg)
- Pooja Rani (Women’s, 75kg).
- Satish Kumar (Men’s, 91kg).
- Mary Kom (Women’s, 51kg).
- Amit Pangal (Men’s 52kg)
- Manish Kaushik (Men’s, 63kg).
- Simranjit Kaur (Women’s, 60kg)
Fouaad mirzaIn 20 years, he is the first Indian equestrian who qualified for the Games. After winning the South East Asia and Oceanic qualifiers in November 2019, he secured his quota.
Bhavani DeviThe first Indian fencer to be selected for the Olympics. Chennai’s sabre fencer, a Chennaian, booked her spot for Tokyo 2020 using the Adjusted Official Ranking (AOR), which was used at the Budapest Sabre World Cup in March, an Olympic qualifying event in Hungary.
India’s participation at Tokyo 2020 golf will be limited to Anirban Lehiri and Aditi Ashok In the men’s and women’s events, respectively. Rio 2016 was the Olympic debut of these two golfers.
- Anirban Lehiri
- Aditi Ashok
Pranati Nayak She is the second Indian woman to qualify for the Olympics. Through the Asian quota, she was able to make it through May.
- National Team for Men
- Women’s National Team
This will be the 20th Olympic Games to feature the Indian men’s hockey team. They currently sit fourth in the world rankings. The women’s team will make their third appearance, and will be making the second consecutive.
Both teams were qualified in November 2019, and each team will be carrying a 16-member squad to Tokyo 2020.
Sushila Devi Likmabam India will be the only country to participate in Judo at Tokyo 2020. 26-year old made the Olympic cut in women’s extra-lightweight (48kg), as the highest-ranked Asian judoka, outside of the top 18 on Olympic Game Quota.
Indian rowers Arjun Jat And Arvind Singh Qualified in the lightweight double sculls men’s event at the Asian qualifiers held in Tokyo, Japan in May.
Nethra Kumanan At the Mussanah Open Championship 2021, April, she became the first Indian woman sailor who qualified for the Olympics. Three other Indian sailors made it to the Tokyo cut in Oman. India will compete in three sailing events at the Games: Laser Radial, Laser Standard, and 49er. This is the first time that India has participated in more than one event. India has never had more than two sailors in a single Olympics.
- Nethra Kumanan Laser Radial
- Vishnu Saravanan Laser Standard
- KC Ganapathy, Varun Thakkar (49er)
It is home to the largest contingent of Indian shooters at any Games, with 15 Indians having achieved Olympic qualification.
Youngsters Divyansh Panwar and Elavenil Valarivan ranked highest in the 10m Air Rifle women’s and men’s respective, Manu Bhaker It has made a lot of returns so the expectations for medals are high.
The following athletes were awarded a quota in their respective categories, but their participation at this showpiece event was determined by the National Rifle Association of India. The Final team saw Chinki Yadav Elavenil Valarivan, a rifle shooter, was given a quota.
- Anjum Moudgil 10m Women’s Air Rifle
- Apurvi Chandela 10m Women’s Air Rifle
- Divyansh Panwar, 10m Men’s Air Rifle
- Deepak Kumar, 10m men’s air rifle
- Tejaswini Swarant, 50m Women’s Rifle 3 Position
- Sanjeev Rajput (50m Men’s Rifle 3) Position
- Aishwarya Pratap Sing Singh Tomar, 50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position
- Manu Bhaker 10m Women’s Air Pistol
- Yashaswini Sing Deswal, 10m Women’s Air Pistol
- Saurabh Chaudhary 10m Men’s Air Pistol
- Abhishek Verma (10m Men’s Air Pistol)
- Rahi Sarnobat 25m Women’s Pistol
- Chinki Yadav 25m Women’s Pistol (replaced Elavenil Valarivan).
- Angad Veer Singh Bajwa Men’s Skeet
- Mairaj Ahmad Khan, Men’s Skeet
Sajan Prakash After becoming the first Indian to claim an Olympic gold, he will be heading to Tokyo to compete in his second Olympics. Direct entry In the Summer Games. He will be competing in the 200m butterfly race.
Four Indian table tennis players were selected for the Olympics at Doha’s Asian qualifiers in March. It also includes veteran players. Sharath Kamal He will be making his fourth appearance in the Games. While G Sathiyan And Sutirtha Mokherjee They secured their Tokyo spots by winning in their respective groups. Manika Batra And Sharath Kamal Based on their ranking, they booked their spot.
- Sharath Kamal
- Sathiyan Ganasekaran
- Sutirtha Mokherjee
- Manika Batra
After securing their Olympic berths at Asian qualifiers, Sharath Kamal & Manika Batra will compete in mixed doubles.
Mirabai Chanu India’s sole representative in weightlifting will compete at Tokyo 2020. The former world champion weightlifter is ranked second worldwide and one of the favourites to win a medal at Tokyo 2020 in the women’s 49kg weight category. Hou Zhihui from China is her main rival at the Tokyo Games.
Tokyo 2020 will see at least seven Indian wrestlers competing. The Wrestling Association of India confirmed the seats of the Indian grapplers for Tokyo 2020. With Sonam Malik Rio 2016 bronze medallist, winning the quota for the 62kg category Sakshi Malik At the Tokyo Olympics, there will be no wrestling.
- Seema Bisla, Women’s Freestyle, 50kg
- Vinesh Phogat, Women’s Freestyle 53kg
- Anshu Malik, Women’s Freestyle 57kg
- Sonam Malik, Women’s Freestyle 62kg
- Ravi Kumar Dahiya – Men’s Freestyle, 57kg
- Bajrang Punia, Men’s Freestyle 65kg
- Deepak Punia, Men’s Freestyle 86kg