Tokyo Olympics 2020 Special : List of all the Sports to be played in the World’s Biggest Sports Extravaganza, Indian Contingent in Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics 2020 will kick start from 23rd July ,2021 and will and on 8 August 2021. The Tokyo Olympics 2020 was postponed due to to the rise in covid-19 pandemic. The Tokyo Olympics will be held behind closed doors. This was the first time that Olympic games were postponed.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be the second time that Japan will host an Olympic event . During the Tokyo Olympics 1964, Japan became the first Asian country to host Olympic games.

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The 2020 Tokyo Olympic games will include some new games – 3 × 3 basketball ,madison cycling and freestyle BMX, etc. Sports such as Karate, sport climbing ,surfing and skateboarding will make their debut in Tokyo Olympics 2020.  Tokyo Olympics 2020 will also feature the return of softball and baseball for the first time after 2008.

 

The International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach decided to to increase the number of female participants in the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 and make it more youthful and urban.

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Olympics is a place where all sports get the chance to steam the limelight

Tokyo Olympic Games will include 339 events in 33 different Sports in total of 50 disciplines. The five new sports have been introduced in the Tokyo Olympics and 15 new ones within existing sports are also planned.

Tokyo Olympics Games 2020 events list

Aquatics

Diving (8 events)

Swimming (37 events)

Water Polo ( men’s and women’s)

Artistic swimming (men’s and women’s)

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Archery(2 men, 2 women, 1 mixed)

Athletics (48 events)

Badminton (5 events)

Baseball

Softball

Basketball (men’s and women’s)

3×3 basketball (men’s and women’s)

Boxing (13 events)

Slalom (4 events)

Sprint (12 events)

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Cycling 

BMX freestyle (2 events)
BMX racing (2 events)
Mountain biking (2 events )
Road cycling (4 events)
Track cycling (12 events)

Fencing (12 events)

Field hockey (men’s and women’s)

Football (Men’s and women’s)

Golf (Men’s and women’s)

Gymnastics

Artistic (14 events )

Rhythmic (2 events)

Trampoline (2 events)

Handball (2 events)

Equestrian

Dressage ( 2 events)

Eventing (2 events)

Jumping  (2 events)

Judo (15 events )

Karate

Kata (2 events)

Kumite (6 events)

Modern pentathalon (2 events)

Rowing (14 events)

 Rugby seven (2 events)

 Sailing (10 events)

Shooting (15 events)

 Skateboarding (4 events)

Sport climbing (2 events) 

Surfing (2 events)

Table Tennis (5 events)

Taekwondo (8 events)

Tennis (5 events)

Triathlon (3 events)

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Volleyball

Volleyball (men’s and women’s)

Beach volleyball (2 events)

Weightlifting (14 events)

Wrestling

Freestyle (12 events)

Greco-Roman (6 events)

 

The Indian contingent for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 will feature 115 athletes. In the Rio Olympics 2016 117 Indian athletes qualified for the Olympic games but could not impress as compared to London Olympic games. Just before the Tokyo Olympics 2022 India athletes have topped the world ranking charts which provides many hopes for medals.

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Indian Contingent have a point to prove this time in Olympics

Here we provide you the list of players which are going to be the part of Indian contingent for the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020.

Archery

Tarundeep Rai (Men’s Recurve)
Atanu Das (Men’s Recurve)
Pravin Jadhav (Men’s Recurve)

Deepika Kumari (Women’s Recurve)

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Athletics

KT Irfan (Men’s 20km race walking)
Sandeep Kumar (Men’s 20km race walking)
Rahul Rohilla (Men’s 20km race walking)
Bhawna Jat (Women’s 20km race walking)
Priyanka Goswami (Women’s 20km race walking)
Avinash Sable (Men’s 3000m steeplechase)
Murali Sreeshankar (Men’s long jump)
MP Jabir (Men’s 400m hurdles)
Neeraj Chopra (Men’s javelin throw)
Shivpal Singh (Men’s javelin throw)
Annu Rani (Women’s javelin throw)
Tajinderpal Singh Toor (Men’s shot put)
Dutee Chand (Women’s 100m and 200m)
Kamalpreet Kaur (Women’s discus throw)
Seema Punia (Women’s discus throw)
Muhammed Anas Yahiya (Men’s 4x400m relay)
Noah Nirmal Tom (Men’s 4x400m relay)
Amoj Jacob (Men’s 4x400m relay)
Arokia Rajiv (Men’s 4x400m relay)
Mixed 4x400m Relay (Team not announced yet)

Badminton

PV Sindhu (Women’s singles)
B Sai Praneeth (Men’s singles)
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty (Men’s doubles)

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Boxing

Vikas Krishan (Men’s 69kg)
Lovlina Borgohain (Women’s 69kg)
Ashish Kumar (Men’s 75kg)
Pooja Rani (Women’s 75kg)
Satish Kumar (Men’s 91kg)
Mary Kom (Women’s 51kg)
Amit Panghal (Men’s 52kg)
Manish Kaushik (Men’s 63kg)
Simranjit Kaur (Women’s 60kg)

Equestrian

Fouaad Mirza
Fencing
Bhavani Devi

Golf

Anirban Lahiri (Men’s event)
Udayan Mane (Men’s event)
Aditi Ashok (Women’s event)

Gymnastics

Pranati Nayak

Hockey

Men’s Hockey Team: Goalkeeper: PR Sreejesh Defenders: Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra Midfielders: Hardik Singh, Manpreet Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit Forwards: Shamsher Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh Standbys: Krishan Pathak (goalkeeper), Varun Kumar (defender) and Simranjit Singh (midfielder)

Women’s Hockey Team: Goalkeeper: Savita Defenders: Deep Grace Ekka, Nikki Pradhan, Gurjit Kaur, Udita Midfielders: Nisha, Neha, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Monika, Navjot Kaur, Salima Tete Forwards: Rani, Navneet Kaur, Lalremsiami, Vandana Katariya, Sharmila Devi Standby: E Rajani

Judo

Sushila Devi Likmabam (Women’s 48kg)

Rowing

Arjun Jat and Arvind Singh (Men’s lightweight double sculls)

Sailing

Nethra Kumanan (Laser Radial)
Vishnu Saravanan (Laser Standard)
KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar (49er)

Shooting

Anjum Moudgil (10m Women’s Air Rifle)
Apurvi Chandela (10m Women’s Air Rifle)
Divyansh Singh Panwar (10m Men’s Air Rifle)
Deepak Kumar (10m Men’s Air Rifle)
Tejaswini Sawant (50m Women’s Rifle 3 Position)
Sanjeev Rajput (50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position)
Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar (50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position)
Manu Bhaker (10m Women’s Air Pistol)
Yashaswini Singh Deswal (10m Women’s Air Pistol)
Saurabh Chaudhary (10m Men’s Air Pistol)
Abhishek Verma (10m Men’s Air Pistol)
Rahi Sarnobat (25m Women’s Pistol)
Elavenil Valarivan (10m Women’s Air Rifle)
Angad Veer Singh Bajwa (Men’s Skeet)
Mairaj Ahmad Khan (Men’s Skeet)

Swimming

Sajan Prakash
Srihari Nataraj
Maana Patel

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Table Tennis team can fetch the Gold this time around

Table Tennis

Sharath Kamal
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
Sutirtha Mukherjee
Manika Batra

Tennis

Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina (Women’s Doubles)

 

Weightlifting

Mirabai Chanu

Wrestling

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

Team Cricketkeeda wishes all the athletes  very best for the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The whole India will be cheering loudly as you all will make us proud.

Also Read : Future of Cricket in Olympics

 

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