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India Rio 2016 Olympics Participant, Athletes, Live Telecast, TV channel, Medal list

India Rio 2016 Olympics Participant, Athletes, Live Telecast, TV channel, Medal list: India is scheduled to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.

The Indian Olympic Association is going to send the nation’s largest ever delegation (thus far 120 athletes; 37 larger than their previous record of 83 athletes in 2012) in Summer Olympic history. For the first time ever, India will be sending a more than 100-sportsperson strong contingent to an Olympics for the Rio Games in August.

Rio Olympics 2016

Rio Olympics 2016

List of India Olympics Participants at Rio 2016

Olympians Name Sport Olympians Name Sport
Atanu Das Archery Sardar Singh and Ritu Rani will lead the Indian men and women respectively. Hockey
Deepika Kumari Archery Avatar Singh Judo
Laxmirani Majhi Archery Dattu Bhokanal Rowing
Bombayla Devi Archery Jitu Rai (50 m Air Pistol) Shooting
Men – Inderjeet Singh (Shot Put) Athletics Ganag Narang (10 m Air rifle) Shooting
Vikas Gowda (Discus Throw) Athletics Abhinav Bindra (10 m Air rifle) Shooting
Gurmeet Singh Athletics Gurpreet Singh (26 m Rapid fire pistol) Shooting
Baljinder Singh and Irfan Kolothum Thodi (Men’s 20 km walk) Athletics Prakash Nanjappa (50 m pistol) Shooting
Sandeep Kumar Athletics Chain Singh (50 m Rifle Positions) Shooting
Manish Singh Rawat (Men’s 50 km walk) Athletics Mairaj Ahmed Khan (Shotgun) Shooting
Nitender Singh Rawat Athletics Manvanjit Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai (Trap Shooting) Shooting
Thonakal Gopi and Kheta Ram (Marathon) Athletics Heena Sandhu (10 m Air Pistol) Shooting
Muhammad Anas (Men’s 400m race) and Ankit Sharma (Long Jump) Athletics Ayonika Paul Shooting
Women – Seema Antil (Discus Throw) Athletics Apurvi Chandela (10 m Air Rifle) Shooting
Manpreet Kaur (Shot put) Athletics Mouma Das Table Tennis
Lalita Babar (3000m steeplechase) Athletics Manika Batra Table Tennis
Tintu Luka (Women’s 800m event) Athletics Soumyajit Ghosh Table Tennis
Kavita Raut (Women’s marathon) Athletics Achanta Sharath Kamal Table Tennis
Sudha Singh Athletics Leander Paes Tennis
OP Jaisha (Marathon) Athletics Rohan Bopanna Tennis
Khushbir Kaur (20km walk) Athletics Sania Mirza Tennis
Sapna Punia (20km walk) Athletics Prarthana Thombare Tennis
Dutee Chand (Women’s 100m race) Athletics Sivalingam Sathish Kumar (Men’s 77kg category) Weightlifting
Srabani Nanda (Women’s 200m event). Athletics Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (Women’s 48kg category) Weightlifting
Saina Nehwal Badminton Narsingh Yadav (74 kg weight category) Wrestling
PV Sindhu Badminton Yogeshwar Dutt (65 kg Free style category) Wrestling
Kidambi Srikanth Badminton Hardeep Singh (96 kg Greco-Roman category) Wrestling
Manu Attri-Sumeet Reddy Badminton Sandeep Tomar (57 kg category) Wrestling
Jwala Gutta Badminton Ravinder Khatri (85 kg category) Wrestling
Ashwini Ponnappa Badminton Babita Kumari (53 kg category) Wrestling
Shiva Thapa (56 kgs Bantamweight category) Boxing Vinesh Phogat (48 kg category) Wrestling
Manoj Kumar (64 kgs) and Vikas Krishan (75kgs) Boxing Sakshi malik (58 kg category) Wrestling
Dipa Karmakar Gymanstics

Watch Rio 2016 live coverage in India– TV channels list

Indian Sub-Continent StarSports (StarSports won the rights for south asian countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka)

Updated: August 5, 2016 — 5:40 pm

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