Indian players qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tokyo Olympics 2020 is almost here and the number of Indian athletes participating has seen a rise in comparison to each of its past three editions.
More than 100 athletes from India have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020, including two relay and two hockey teams.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 is scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Here is the full list of all Indian players qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020:
- Tarundeep Rai, Men’s Recurve
- Atanu Das, Men’s Recurve
- Pravin Jadhav, Men’s Recurve
- Deepika Kumari, Women's Recurve
The men's trio will also compete as a team at Tokyo 2020.
Athletics has never been India’s strong suit but there are hopes with emerging javelin throwers Neeraj Chopra and Shivpal Singh. Likewise, the 4x400 mixed relay will make its debut in Tokyo 2020. KT Irfan has become the first Indian athlete to qualify for the 2020 Olympics whike sprint ace Dutee Chand is set for her second Olympic appearance.
- KT Irfan, Men's 20km race walking
- Sandeep Kumar, Men's 20km race walking
- Rahul Rohilla, Men's 20km race walking
- Bhawna Jat, Women's 20km race walking
- Priyanka Goswami, Women's 20km race walking
- Avinash Sable, Men's 3000m steeplechase
- Murali Sreeshankar, Men's long jump
- MP Jabir, Men's 400m hurdles
- Neeraj Chopra, Men's javelin throw
- Shivpal Singh, Men's javelin throw
- Annu Rani, Women's javelin throw
- Tajinderpal Singh Toor, Men's shot put
- Dutee Chand, Women's 100m and 200m
- Kamalpreet Kaur, Women's discus throw
- Seema Punia, Women's discus throw
- 4x400 Mixed Relay
- Men's 4x400m Relay
- PV Sindhu, Women’s singles
- B Sai Praneeth, Men’s singles
- Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, Men’s doubles
- 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 Panghal (Men's, 52kg)
- Manish Kaushik (Men's, 63kg)
- Simranjit Kaur (Women's, 60kg)
Fouaad Mirza is the first Indian equestrian to qualify for Olympic Games in 20 years.
Bhavani Devi has become the first Indian fencer to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
- Anirban Lahiri
- Aditi Ashok
Pranati Nayak is only the second Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics.
- Men’s National Team
- Women’s National Team
Both the men and women teams, led by Manpreet Singh (men's) and Rani Rampal (women's), have qualified in November 2019. Each of them will carry a 16-member squad to Tokyo 2020.
Sushila Devi Likmabam will be India's only participant in Judo at Tokyo 2020.
Indian rowers Arjun Jat and Arvind Singh have qualified in the men’s lightweight double sculls event at the Asian qualifiers in Tokyo, Japan in May.
For the first time India will be competing in more than one sailing event at the Games - Laser Radial, Laser Standard and 49er. India never had more than two sailors at a single Olympics before.
- Nethra Kumanan, Laser Radial
- Vishnu Saravanan, Laser Standard
- KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar, 49er
- Anjum Moudgil, 10m Women’s Air Rifle
- Apurvi Chandela, 10m Women’s Air Rifle
- Divyansh Singh Panwar, 10m Men’s Air Rifle
- Deepak Kumar, 10m Men’s Air Rifle
- Tejaswini Sawant, 50m Women’s Rifle 3 Position
- Sanjeev Rajput, 50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position
- Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar, 50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position
- Manu Bhaker, 10m Women’s Air Pistol
- Yashaswini Singh 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 by Elavenil Valarivan)
- Angad Veer Singh Bajwa, Men’s Skeet
- Mairaj Ahmad Khan, Men’s Skeet
- Sajan Prakash
- Srihari Nataraj
- Maana Patel
- Sharath Kamal
- Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
- Sutirtha Mukherjee
- Manika Batra
Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra will also compete in the mixed doubles after earning their Olympic berths at the Asian qualifiers.
For the first time since 1992, there will be no Indian male tennis player at the Olympic Games. Only Sania Mirza has qualified for Tokyo 2020 and she has chosen Ankita Raina to be her partner in the women's doubles.
- Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina, Women's Doubles
Mirabai Chanu will be India's only representative in weightlifting at Tokyo 2020.
There will be seven wrestlers from India competing at Tokyo 2020.
- 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 86 kg
This was the full list of all Indian players qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020. We wish them all the best.