Rio Olympics: List of Indian Players (Athletes) Who Qualified for 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

Olympics Summer Game is schedule in Rio de Janeiro from 5th August 2016 to 21st August 2016 you can book your ticket to know how read this article (Rio Olympics Ticket Price & How to Buy Guide) and India is sending their largest delegation in the history of Olympics as they have send 83 athletes in 2012 Olympics and the detail information about Rio Olympics 2016 players is mentioned below I have shared the complete list of Indian players who qualified for Rio Olympics 2016 and will participate in the Summer Olympic games.

Total 121 Indian athletes will be participating in Rio Olympics 2016 in 66 different events. It could be easily understand via below mentioned table.

List of Total Indian Players Who Participating in Rio Olympics 2016

Sports Men Women Total Events
Archery 1 3 4 3
Athletics 20 17 37 21
Badminton 3 4 7 4
Boxing 3 0 3 3
Field hockey 16 16 32 2
Golf 2 1 3 2
Gymnastics 0 1 1 1
Judo 1 0 1 1
Rowing 1 0 1 1
Shooting 9 3 12 11
Swimming 1 1 2 2
Table tennis 2 2 4 2
Tennis 2 2 4 2
Weightlifting 1 1 2 2
Wrestling 5 3 8 8
Total 67 54 121 66

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Archery

This time 3 Indian women and 1 Indian Men qualified for Rio Olympics 2016 and their name are as follows:

Men’s individual
Atanu Das

Women’s individual
Bombayla Devi
Deepika Kumari
Laxmirani Majhi

Women’s team
Bombayla Devi
Deepika Kumari
Laxmirani Majhi

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Athletics

Men Track & Field Event Name List in Athletics

Dharambir Singh – 200 m event
Muhammad Anas – 400 m event
Jinson Johnson – 800 m event

4 × 400 M Relay Event
R Mohan Kumar
Ayyasamy Dharun
Mohammed Kunhi
Arokia Rajiv
Sumit Kumar
Muhammad Anas

Marathon Event
Thonakal Gopi
Kheta Ram
Nitender Singh Rawat

20 km Walk Event
Baljinder Singh
Gurmeet Singh
Irfan Kolothum Thodi

50 km walk
Sandeep Kumar
Manish Singh

Ankit Sharma – Long jump event
Renjith Maheshwary – Triple jump event
Inderjeet Singh – Shot put event
Vikas Gowda – Discus throw event

Women’s Track & Field Event Name List in Athletics

Dutee Chand  – 100 m event
Srabani Nanda – 200 m event
Nirmala Sheoran – 400 m event
Tintu Luka – 800 m event

3000 m steeplechase
Lalita Babar
Sudha Singh

4 × 400 m relay event
Jisna Mathews
M. R. Poovamma
Anilda Thomas
Debashree Majumdar
Ashwini Akkunji
Nirmala Sheoran

Marathon Event
O. P. Jaisha
Kavita Raut
Sudha Singh

20 km walk event
Khushbir Kaur
Sapna Punia

Manpreet Kaur – Shot put event
Seema Antil – Discus throw event

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Badminton

This time 3 Indian men and 4 Indian women qualified for Rio Olympics 2016 and their name are as follows:

Men
Srikanth Kidambi – Singles
Manu Attri – Doubles
B. Sumeeth Reddy – Doubles

Women
Saina Nehwal – Singles
Pusarla Sindhu – Singles
Jwala Gutta – Doubles
Ashwini Ponnappa – Doubles

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Boxing

Only 3 boxers qualified for the Rio Olympics 2016 and their names are listed below. This time no previous Olympic player in the list.

Shiva Thapa – Bantamweight
Manoj Kumar – Light welterweight
Vikas Krishan Yadav – Middleweight

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Field Hockey

This year both men and women hockey team qualified for Rio Olympics each team have 16 players who qualified for Rio Olympics 2016.

Men’s team – 16 members
Women’s team – 16 members

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Golf

India has entered three golfers into the Olympic. Anirban Lahiri (Rank 62), Shiv Chawrasia (Rank 207), and Aditi Ashok (Rank 444) qualified directly among top 60 players for their respective individual events based on IGF World Rankings as of 11 July 2016.

Men
Shiv Chawrasia
Anirban Lahiri

Women
Aditi Ashok

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Gymnastics

For the first time India has qualified for artistic gymnast in Olympics since 1964 and the first female and first player from who qualified for Olympics is.

Dipa Karmakar

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Judo

India has qualified one judoka for men’s middleweight category (90 kg) for the olympic. Avtar Singh earned a continental quota from the Asian region, as the highest-ranked Indian judoka outside of direct qualifying position in the IJF World Ranking List of 30 May 2016.

Avtar Singh – Men’s 90 kg

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Rowing

India has qualified one boat in the men’s single sculls for the Olympics at the 2016 Asia & Oceania Continental Qualification Regatta in Chungju, South Korea.

Dattu Baban Bhokanal – Men’s single sculls    

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Shooting

Several athletes qualified for Shooting event in both men and women their name are listed below accordingly.

Men
Abhinav Bindra – 10 m air rifle
Kynan Chenai – Trap
Mairaj Ahmad Khan – Skeet
Prakash Nanjappa – 50 m pistol
Gagan Narang – 10 m air rifle, 50 m rifle prone and 50 m rifle 3 positions events
Gurpreet Singh – 10 m air pistol and 25 m rapid fire pistol events
Chain Singh – 50 m rifle prone and 50 m rifle 3 positions events
Manavjit Singh Sandhu – Trap event

Women
Apurvi Chandela – 10 m air rifle event
Ayonika Paul – 10 m air rifle event
Heena Sidhu – 10 m air pistol and 25 m pistol events

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Swimming

India has received a Universality invitation from FINA to send two swimmers (one male and one female) to the Olympics.

Men
Sajan Prakash – 200 m butterfly

Women
Shivani Kataria – 200 m freestyle

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Table Tennis

Men’s singles
Sharath Kamal Achanta
Soumyajit Ghosh

Women’s singles
Manika Batra
Mouma Das

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Tennis

Men’s doubles
Rohan Bopanna
Leander Paes

Women’s doubles
Sania Mirza
Prarthana Thombare

Mixed Doubles
Sania Mirza
Rohan Bopanna

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Weightlifting

Sathish Sivalingam – Men’s −77 kg
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu – Women’s −48 kg

Rio Olympics Indian Players Name List in Wrestling

Men’s freestyle

Sandeep Tomar − 57 kg
Yogeshwar Dutt − 65 kg
Narsingh Pancham Yadav − 74 kg

Men’s Greco-Roman

Ravinder Khatri − 85 kg
Hardeep Singh − 98 kg

Women’s freestyle
Vinesh Phogat − 48 kg
Babita Kumari − 53 kg
Sakshi Malik − 58 kg

The list of Indian players who qualified for Rio Olympics 2016 is ends here and sure find it worthful if you find anything missed in this post please get in touch with us via below comment box and don’t forget to share your views about this post and also send your wishes to Indian Athletes to perform well in Rio Olympics summer game.

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