Rio Olympics 2016 List of Indian players Who Is Participating In Brazil

Rio Olympics 2016 List of Indian players Who Is Participating In Brazil :- World’s largest sporting event is ready to kick off on August 2, 2016, and none other sporting event is largest then the Olympics.


The Rio Olympics 2016 which is officials known as Games of XXX1 Olympiad is multi-sport events. This time, Brazil will host the Rio 2016 from August 5 to 21 2016. It is expected that around 10,500 athletes from 206 National Olympics Committees will participate in Rio 2016.

List of Indian players In Rio Olympic 2016 In Brazil

Well, whenever there will be the talk of a talented country in the World then the name which will stand first will be of India. This country has a population of Millions and billions but the talent is never been as issue for this country.

This year also it is expected that Indians will bring more Medals and Glory from Olympics 2016 Rio to their Country India as compared to its previous editions.

List of players along with their respective sports:

  1. BoxingShiva Thapa (event: Bantamweight)

    2. Wresting (Freestyle)

    Sandeep Tomar (event: 57 kg), Yogeshwar Dutt (65 kg) & Narsingh Pancham Yadav(74 kg)

    3. Wrestling (Greco-Roman)

    Hardeep Singh (86 kg)

    3. Shooting

    Abhinav Bindra (Event: 10m air rifle), Kynan Chenai (Trap), Mairaj Ahmad Khan(Skeet), Prakash Nanjappa (50m pistol), Gagan Narang (10m air rifle, 50m rifle prone, 50m rifle 3 positions), Jitu Rai (10m air pistol, 50m pistol), Chain Singh (50m rifle prone, 50m rifle 3 positions), Gurpreet Singh & Manavjit Singh Sandhu (10m air pistol, 25m rapid fire pistol), Apurvi Chandela & Ayonika Paul (10m air rifle), Heena Sidhu (10m air pistol, 25 m pistol)

    4. Archery

    Deepika Kumari, Laxmi Rani Majhi & Rimi Biruily (event: Individual and team)

    Mangal Singh Champia (event: Individual)

    5. Athletics (Track Events)

    Thonakal Gopi (event: Marathon), Sandeep Kumar (50 km walk), Kheta Ram, (marathon) Manish Singh Rawat (50 km walk), Nitender Singh Rawat (Marathon),Baljinder Singh, Gurmeet Singh & Irfan Kolothum Thodi (20 km walk), Tintu Luka(800m) Lalita Babar, (3000m steeplechase), Khushbir Kaur (20 km walk), Sapna Punia, (20 km walk), Kavita Raut, Sudha Singh, OP Jaisha & Lalita Babar (Marathon)

    6. Athletics (Field events)

      Vikas Gowda (Event: Discus throw), Inderjeet Singh &      Manpreet Kaur (Shot put)

   7. Rowing
      Dattu Baban Bhokanal (Event: Single Sculls)

   8.Table Tennis

     Sharath Kamal Achanta & Soumyajit Ghosh (Event: Men’s    singles), Manika Batra & Mouma Das (Women’s singles)
   9. Hockey Team 
   16 member of Men Hockey Squad
    16 member of Women Hockey Team.

These sportspersons are now busy in preparing for their particular  games in Rio Olympics, 2016 and will look to clinch the gold medals for India.

We will keep you updating further updates on Olympics 2016 , so stay tuned for further updates.