summer olympics in rio 2016

This time India is all set to compete at Rio Olympics 2016 with 121 players which is the highest number of players India ever sent into Olympics. The Summer Olympics in Rio de Janerio, Brazil from 5 – 21 August 2016 and this time 206 countries are participating.

summer olympics in rio 2016

Here is the list of 121 players qualified for olympics categorized into the sport they are playing.

 

archery Archery

  • Atanu Das
  • Deepika Kumari
  • Laxmirani Majhi
  • Bombayla Dev

 

athletics Athletics

  • Inderjeet Singh (Shot Put)
  • Vikas Gowda (Discus Throw)
  • Seema Antil (Discus Throw)
  • Manpreet Kaur (Shot Throw)
  • Gurmeet Singh (men’s 20km walk)
  • Baljinder Singh (men’s 20km walk)
  • Irfan Kolothum Thodi (men’s 20km walk)
  • Sandeep Kumar (men’s 50km walk)
  • Manish Singh Rawat (men’s 50km walk)
  • Nitender Singh Rawat (Marathon)
  • Thonakal Gopi (Marathon)
  • Kheta Ram (Marathon)
  • Muhammad Anas (400m)
  • Lalita Babar (3000m steeplechase)
  • Tintu Luka (800m)
  • Kavita Raut (Marathon)
  • Sudha Singh (Marathon and 3000m steeplechase)
  • OP Jaisha (Marathon)
  • Khushbir Kaur (Walk)
  • Sapna Punia (Walk)
  • Dutee Chand (100m)
  • Sarbani Nanda (200m)
  • Ankit Sharma (Long jump)
  • Nirmala Sheoran (400m)

 

badminton Badminton

  • Saina Nehwal (Women’s singles)
  • PV Sindhu (Women’s singles)
  • Kidambi Srikanth (Men’s singles)
  • Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy (Men’s Doubles)
  • Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa (Women’s doubles)

 

Boxing Boxing

  • Shiva Thapa (56kg)
  • Manoj Kumar (61kg)
  • Vikas Krishan (75kg)

 

Judo Judo

  • Avtar Singh

 

gymnastics Gynmastic

  • Dipa Karmakar

 

field hockey Field Hockey

Men’s Team  Women’s Team
  • Surender Kumar
  • Danish Mujtaba
  • V. R. Raghunath
  • Akashdeep Singh
  • Chinglensana Singh
  • Harmanpreet Singh
  • Kothajit Singh
  • Manpreet Singh
  • Ramandeep Singh
  • Rupinder Pal Singh
  • Sardara Singh
  • P. R. Sreejesh (C & GK)
  • S. V. Sunil
  • Nikkin Thimmaiah
  • S. K. Uthappa
  • Devinder Walmiki
  • Savita
  • Deep Grace Ekka
  • Deepika
  • Namita Toppo
  • Sunita Lakra
  • Sushila Chanu
  • Navjot Kaur
  • Monika
  • Renuka Yadav
  • Lilima Minz
  • Nikki Pradhan
  • Anuradha Devi Thokchom
  • Poonam Rani
  • Vandana Kataria
  • Ritu Rani Rampal
  • Preeti Dubey

 

rowing Rowing

  • Dattu Bhokanal (Singles sculls)

 

Shooting Shooting

  • Jitu Rai
  • Apurvi Chandela
  • Gagan Narang
  • Abhinav Bindra
  • Gurpreet Singh
  • Prakash Nanjappa
  • Chain Singh
  • Mairaj Ahmed Khan
  • Heena Sidhu
  • Kynan Chenai
  • Ayonika Paul
  • Manavjit Singh Sandhu

 

swimming Swimming

  • Sajan Prakash (men’s 200m butterfly)
  • Shivani Katariya (women’s 200m freestyle)

 

table tennis Table Tennis

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

 

badminton Tennis

  • Rohan Bopanna (Men’s doubles, Mixed doubles)
  • Leander Paes (Men’s doubles)
  • Sania Mirza (Women’s doubles, Mixed doubles)
  • Prarthana Thombare (Women’s doubles)

 

weightlifting Weightlifting

  • Sivalingam Sathish Kumar (Men’s 77kg)
  • Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

 

wrestling Wrestling

  • Narsingh Pancham Yadav (Men’s FS 74kg)
  • Yogeshwar Dutt (Men’s FS 65kg)
  • Hardeep Singh (Men’s GR 98kg)
  • Sandeep Tomar (Men’s FS 57kg)
  • Ravinder Khatri (Men’s GR 86kg)
  • Vinesh Phogat (Women’s 48kg)
  • Sakshi Malik (Women’s 60kg)
  • Babita Kumari (Women’s 55kg)

So this was the list of players qualified for Summer Olympics 2016. Let’s wish All The Best for our players and hope we get more medals this time.