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More than 100 Indian players will participate in Tokyo Olympics, know who can bring in which category

Tokyo Olympics 2020: The Olympic Games are going to be held in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, from July 23. India expects gold medals from players like Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Deepika Kumar, PV Sindhu in the Olympic Games. This time more than 100 athletes are going to participate in the Olympic Games from India, including two teams of hockey.


In archery, India has the highest expectation of a medal from Deepika Kumari, who is in excellent form. India can also get a medal in the men’s team event.

Tarundeep Rai
Atanu Das
Praveen Jadhav
Deepika Kumari

Tarundeep Rai, Atanu Das and Praveen Jadhav will also participate in the team event of archery from India.


Athletes have never been India’s strong side in the Olympic Games. But players like Neeraj Chopra and Shivpal Singh in javelin throw have raised India’s hopes. India and medal are also expected from Mohammad Anas and Dutee Chand.

KT Irfan (20 km race walk)
Sandeep Kumar (20 km race walk)
Rahul Rohilla (20 km race walk)
Gurpreet Singh (50 km race walk)
Bhawna (20 km race walk)
Priyanka Goswami (20 km race walk)
Ashwinash Sabale (300m steeple chase)
Murali Sreeshankar (Long Jump)
MP Jaybir (400m Hurdle Race)
Neeraj Chopra (javelin throw)
Shivpal Singh (javelin throw)
Anu Rani (javelin throw)
Tenjdrapal Singh (Shot Put)
Dutee Chand (100m and 200m race events)
Kamalpreet Kaur (discus throw)
Seema Punia (discus throw)


PV Sindhi created history by winning a silver medal in the Rio Olympics. But now India hopes to win at least a gold medal from Sindhu.

PV Sindhu (Badminton)
B. Sai (Badminton)
Sikki Reddy and Chirag Sethi (Badminton doubles event)


Boxing is a field where India’s performance in the Olympic Games has only improved over the years. In boxing, apart from star player Mary Kom, India is also expecting a medal from Amit Panghal.

Mary Kom (51 kg)
Vikas Krishna (69 kg)
Lovlina (69 kg)
Ashish Kumar (75 kg)
Pooja Rani (75 kg)
Satish Kumar (91 kg)
Amit Panghal (52 kg)
Manish Kaushik (63 kg)
Simranjit Kaur (60 kg)


India is going to participate for the first time in the fencing event of the Olympic Games. Bhavani Devi will get the privilege of becoming the first Indian athlete to participate in the fencing event of the Olympic Games.


India is expected to do well in golf at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. India will participate in golf in both men’s and women’s categories.

Anirban Lahiri
Udyan Mane
Aditi Ashok


Pranati Nayak is only the second gymnast from India to qualify for the Olympic Games.


Both men’s and women’s hockey teams of India have managed to make it to the Olympic Games this time.


Sushila Devi is the only player from India to participate in Judo. Sushila Devi has made it to the 48 kg category.


Arjun and Arvind Singh have been successful in qualifying in rowing for India.


15 Indian shooters managed to qualify for the Olympic Games this year. This is the largest contingent of India to make a place in any category of the Olympic Games.

Anjum Moudgil (10m)
Apoorva Chendla (10m)
Divyansh Singh (10m)
Deepak Kumar (10m)
Tejaswi Sawant (50m)
Sanjeev Rajput (50m)
Aishwarya Pratap (50m)
Manu Bhaker (10m)
Yashaswini Singh (10m)
Saurav Choudhary (10m)
Abhishek Varma (10m)
Rahi (25 meters)
Chinki Yadav (25m)
Angad Veer Singh (Skeet)
Meeraj Singh (Skeet)


Sajan Prakash will achieve the distinction of becoming the first player from India to participate in swimming. Sajan Kumar has qualified for 200m butterfly event.

table tennis

Four players have managed to qualify from India in table tennis. India hopes for a medal from Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra.

Sharath Kamal
Sutirtha Mukherjee
Manika Batra


This is the first time since 1992 that no player from India will participate in the men’s tennis event. The pair of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina will compete for India in the Tokyo Olympics.


Mirabai Chanu is the only player from India to participate in the weightlifting event of Tokyo Olympics. Mirabai Chanu is number two in the world ranking and she is also considered a favorite for the gold medal.


Seven players will participate from India in the wrestling event of Tokyo Olympics. However, Sakshi Malik, who won the bronze medal in the Rio Olympics, will not be able to participate in the Tokyo Olympics.

Seema Bisla (50 kg)
Vinesh Phogat (53 kg)
Anshu Malik (57 kg)
Sonam Malik (62 kg)
Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57 kg)
Bajrang Punia (65 kg)
Deepak Punia (86 kg)


Netra Kumanan is the first Indian woman yachtsman to qualify for the Olympics. However, two more Indian players have made it to the event.

Netra Kumanan
Vishnu Saravanan
KC Ganapith and Varun


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