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Complete list of athletes representing India at 2016 Rio Olympics

In 2012, the Indian contingent showed a huge improvement in their performance at the coveted event.

Complete list of athletes representing India at 2016 Rio Olympics

New Delhi: With little over a month to go for the Rio Olympics, Indian athletes are leaving no stone unturned to accumulate a record medals tally.

In 2012, the Indian contingent showed huge improvement in their performance at the coveted event.

Hence, fans are expecting yet another record-breaking display from all the Rio-bound athletes.

Here is the full list of athletes who will be representing India at the Olympics

Archery 

Atanu Das, Deepika Kumari, Laxmirani Majhi, Bombayla Devi

Athletics

Men - Inderjeet Singh (Shot Put), Vikas Gowda (Discus Throw), Gurmeet Singh, Baljinder Singh and 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) and Ankit Sharma (Long Jump)

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, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa

​Boxing

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

Hockey

Sardar Singh and Ritu Rani will lead the Indian men and women respectively.

Gymanstics

Dipa Karmakar 

Judo

Avatar Singh

Rowing

Dattu Bhokanal 

Shooting

Jitu Rai (50 m Air Pistol), Ganag Narang (10 m Air rifle), Abhinav Bindra (10 m Air rifle), Gurpreet Singh (26 m Rapid fire pistol), Prakash Nanjappa (50 m pistol), Chain Singh (50 m Rifle Positions), Mairaj Ahmed Khan (Shotgun), Manvanjit Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai (Trap Shooting), Heena Sandhu (10 m Air Pistol), Ayonika Paul, Apurvi Chandela (10 m Air Rifle)

Table Tennis

Mouma Das, Manika Batra, Soumyajit Ghosh, Achanta Sharath Kamal

Tennis

Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza, Prarthana Thombare

Weightlifting

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

Wrestling

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

 

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