List Of Indian Players Oualified For Summer Olympics, India At 2012 London Olympics

Posted by Samarth Gupta  | 24 comments

2012 Summer Olympics are beginning from 27 July.
205 Countries are participating in this Olympics from all over the world.
This time India has managed to qualify many no of players .
The Indian government plans to spend over Rs. 2500 million in preparing for the games, including around Rs. 200 million on foreign coaches for various events.
lets have a look at them


India has so far 4 archers qualified for London Olympics 2012 - 3 in women's recurve and 1 in men's recurve.
  • Women's Individual Event (3) - Laishram Bombayla Devi, Deepika Kumari and Chekrovolu Swuro
  • Women's Recurve Team Event (1) - Laishram Bombayla Devi, Deepika Kumari and Chekrovolu Swuro
  • Men's Individual event (1) - Jayanta Talukdar


10 Indian athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Standard, and 1 at the 'B' Standard):
Qualified three (or more) athletes at the A standard
  • None
Qualified two athletes at the A standard
  • Men's 20 km race walk - Gurmeet Singh, Baljinder Singh
  • Women's discus throw - Krishna Poonia, Seema Antil
Qualified one athlete at the A standard
  • Men's discus throw -Vikas Gowda
Qualified one (or more) athletes at the B standard
  • Men's shot put - Om Prakash Karhana
  • Women's 800m - Tintu Luka
  • Men's triple jump - Renjith Maheshwary
  • Women's triple jump - Mayookha Johny
  • Men's marathon - Ram Singh Yadav

Badminton pictogram.svg Badminton

India has earned 5 quotas in Badminton.
  • Women's Singles - Saina Nehwal
  • Men's Singles - Parupalli Kashyap
  • Mixed Doubles - Jwala Gutta, Valiyaveetil Diju
  • Women's Doubles - Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa


India has earned 7 quotas in boxing
  • Men's Light Flyweight (49 Kg) - Devendro Singh
  • Men's Bantamweight (56 Kg) - Shiva Thapa
  • Men's Lightweight (60 Kg) - Jai Bhagwan
  • Men's Light Welterweight (64 Kg) - Manoj Kumar
  • Men's Welterweight (69 Kg) - Vikas Krishan Yadav
  • Men's Middleweight (75 Kg) - Vijender Singh
  • Men's Light Heavyweight (81 kg) - Sumit Sangwan

Field hockey pictogram.svg Field Hockey

The India national field hockey team (16 member team) on 26 February 2012, qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics after winning a qualifying tournament against France with a score of 8 – 1.India stands in Pool B of the men's competion.
Pool B
  •  Germany
  •  Netherlands
  •  Korea
  •  New Zealand
  •  India
  •  Belgium


India has earned 1 quota in judo
  • Women's 63 kg - Garima Chaudhary


India has qualified 2 boat with up to 3 athletes.
  • Men's Single Sculls
  • Lightweight Men's Double Sculls


India has earned 11 quotas in shooting events.
  • Men's 50 m rifle 3 position - Sanjeev Rajput, Gagan Narang
  • Men's 50 m rifle prone - Gagan Narang, Joydeep Karmakar
  • Men's 10 m air rifle - Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang
  • Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol - Vijay Kumar
  • Men's double trap - Ronjan Sodhi
  • Men's trap - Manavjit Singh Sandhu
  • Women's 25 m pistol - Rahi Sarnobat, Annuraj Singh
  • Women's 10 m air pistol - Annuraj Singh, Heena Sidhu
  • Women's trap - Shagun Chowdhury


4 Indian swimmers have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):
Two (or more) swimmers have achieved the Olympic Qualifying Time
  • None
One swimmer has achieved the Olympic Qualifying Time
  • None
One (or more) swimmers have achieved the Olympic Selection Time
  • Men's 100 m freestyle - Virdhawal Khade
  • Men's 100 m breaststroke - Sandeep Sejwal
  • Men's 200 m freestyle - Aaron D'Souza or Virdhawal Khade
  • Men's 200 m breaststroke - Sandeep Sejwal
  • Men's 1500 m freestyle - Saurabh Sangvekar

Table Tennis

India has won 2 quotas in Table Tennis.
  • Men's Singles - Soumyajit Ghosh
  • Women's singles - Ankita Das


India has won 2 quotas in Weightlifting.
  • Men's 69 kg - Katulu Ravi Kumar
  • Women's 48 kg - Ngangbam Soniya Chanu

Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling

India has won 5 quotas in the following events.
  • Men's freestyle -55 kg - quota won by Amit Kumar
  • Men's freestyle -60 kg - quota won by Yogeshwar Dutt
  • Men's freestyle -66 kg - quota won by Sushil Kumar
  • Men's freestyle -74 kg - quota won by Narsingh Pancham Yadav 
  • Women's freestyle -55 kg - quota won by Geeta Phogat
                                                                                                                      (Source: Wikipedia)

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  1. All the best to all participants of olympics.. jai hind... Go India.. Go India...

  2. all d best to indian athletes...

  3. I wish all the best for all Indian participants, please dears play well,

    I hope your victory will force our sleeping & corrupt politicians to wake from their sleep

    & force them to aid you financially.

  4. Best of luck for all the Indian players...
    All of them will win medals..........
    Jai hind.....

  5. Charudatta Joshi24 July 2012 at 19:13

    All the best friends
    I'm praying for you..........

  6. come as a winner

  7. Priyanka Nayak27 July 2012 at 16:46

    All the best to you all.
    We are proud of you.
    Make India proud !!!
    Jai Hind.


  9. best of luck for all Indian players.....
    We wish you would make us proud to be Indians...
    Jai Hind

  10. jai ho hai hind ,best of luck our hero .

  11. all the best to all the Indian players..

  12. may U all have medals in Ur hand.
    CHAK DE INDIA.....

  13. All the best to all participants,win as many medals as possible.
    Good luck.Chakde India....

  14. All the best to indian athletes those who r participating in 2012 olmpics,be proud an indian.Do you best and show our power to other country.Wish u a good luck.

  15. Best of luck heros of india...
    You are the crowns...make it shine this time...
    Go india Go...

  16. Chak De INDIA... Everyone has to win GOLD Medal..... All the BEST.

  17. All d best guys we all INDIANS are proud of u hope u all get gold medals.
    shera di kaum hindustanis go india go.

  18. this is a good olphic team in india . but main players is
    not bettter

  19. best of luck to you all go india go jai ho i love my india

  20. All the best to you all.
    We are proud of you.
    Make India proud !!!
    Jai Hind

  21. Best wishes for Indian team..Jai Hind


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