Tokyo Olympics 2020: List of Indian Athletes Qualified so Far

Tokyo Olympics 2020: List of Indian Athletes Qualified so Far

The Tokyo Olympics 2020 is the most significant upcoming Sports event for the whole world.

As for India, the number of qualified individuals have shot up quickly. There are more than 70 individuals who have qualified for the glorious event.

Here is a comprehensive article on the Indian Athletes that will appear in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

1. Archery

S.No.NameCategory
1Tarundeep RaiMen’s Recurve
2Pravin JadhavMen’s Recurve
3Atanu DasMen’s Recurve
4Deepika KumariWomen’s Recurve

The three men will also be competing as a team at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

2. Athletics

S.No.Name CategorySub-Category
1KT IrfanMen’s 20km race walking
2Rahul RohillaMen’s 20km race walking
3Murali SreeshankarMen’s Men’s long jump
4Neeraj ChopraMen’s Men’s javelin throw
5Avinash SableMen’s 3000m steeplechase
6Sandeep KumarMen’s 20km race walking
7Shivpal SinghMen’sMen’s javelin throw
8Kamalpreet KaurWomen’sWomen’s discus throw
9Bhawna JatWomen’s20km race walking
10Priyanka GoswamiWomen’s20km race walking

3. Boxing

S.No.NameCategory
1Vikas KrishanMen’s-69kg
2Ashish KumarMen’s-75kg
3Satish KumarMen’s-91kg
4Amit PanghalMen’s-52kg
5Manish KaushikMen’s-63kg
6Lovlina BorgohainWomen’s-69kg
7Pooja RaniWomen’s-75kg
8Mary KomWomen’s-51kg
9Simranjit KaurWomen’s-60kg

4. Equestrian

Fouaad Mirza is the first Indian to have qualified in this catogory in the last 20 years.

Fouaad Mirza

5. Fencing

C A Bhavani Devi became the first Indian to qualify for the Olympic games in Fencing.

C A Bhavani Devi

6. Gymnastics

Pranati Nayak became the second Indian woman ever to qualify for the Olympic games as a Gymnast.

Pranati Nayak wins bronze at Asian Artistic Gymnastic Championship | More  sports News - Times of India
Pranati Nayak

7. Hockey

Both the Men’s and Women’s National Hockey Teams have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

8. Rowing

S.No.Name Category
1Arjun Jat Men’s lightweight double sculls event
2Arvind Singh  Men’s lightweight double sculls event

9. Sailing

S.No.Name Category
1Nethra KumananLaser Radial
2Vishnu SaravananLaser Standard
3KC Ganapathy49er
4Varun Thakkar49er

10. Shooting

S.No.NameCategory
1Anjum Moudgil10m Women’s Air Rifle
2Apurvi Chandela10m Women’s Air Rifle
3Tejaswini Sawant50m Women’s Rifle 3 Position
4Manu Bhaker10m Women’s Air Pistol
5Yashaswini Singh Deswal10m Women’s Air Pistol
6Rahi Sarnobat25m Women’s Pistol
7Chinki Yadav25m Women’s Pistol (replaced by Elavenil Valarivan)
8Divyansh Singh Panwar10m Men’s Air Rifle
9Deepak Kumar10m Men’s Air Rifle
10Sanjeev Rajput50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position
11Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position
12Saurabh Chaudhary10m Men’s Air Pistol
13Abhishek Verma10m Men’s Air Pistol
14Angad Veer Singh BajwaMen’s Skeet
15Mairaj Ahmad KhanMen’s Skeet

11. Table Tennis

  • Sharath Kamal
  • Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
  • Sutirtha Mukherjee
  • Manika Batra

12. Weightlifting

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Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu will be the only Indian Weighlifter at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.


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13. Wrestling

S.No.NameCategory
1Seema BislaWomen’s Freestyle-50kg
2Vinesh PhogatWomen’s Freestyle-53kg
3Anshu MalikWomen’s Freestyle-57kg
4Sonam MalikWomen’s Freestyle-62kg
5Ravi Kumar DahiyaMen’s Freestyle-57kg
6Bajrang PuniaMen’s Freestyle-65kg
7Deepak PuniaMen’s Freestyle-86 kg

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