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Full list of Indian men athletes who have qualified for Tokyo Olympics 2020

Neeraj Chopra is one of the medal prospects at the Tokyo Olympics 2020
Neeraj Chopra is one of the medal prospects at the Tokyo Olympics 2020
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With the Tokyo Olympics 2020 just 10 days away, Indian athletes' final preparations for the biggest quadrennial event are in full swing. Athletes have spread across different parts of the world for better training ahead of the Games.

So far, 124 Indian athletes have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 across 18 sporting events. Of these 69 are men. This is up from 63 male athletes who represented India at the 2016 Rio Games. In Olympic history, Indian men have won 23 medals in hockey, shooting, wrestling, boxing, tennis and athletics.

Read: Full list of Indian women athletes who have qualified for Tokyo Olympics 2020

The Indian hockey men's team has won a record 11 medals, including eight gold. Abhinav Bindra won the country's only individual gold medal in the men's 10m air rifle event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Wrestler Sushil Kumar is only one of two to win two Olympic medals, a bronze in 2008 and a silver in 2012. The other is Norman Pritchard, the British-Indian athlete who won silver medals in 200m and 200m hurdles events at the 1900 Paris Games.

This time, Indian male athletes will be determined to bring home more medals from the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The likes of Bajrang Punia, Atanu Das, Saurabh Chaudhary, Neeraj Chopra, the Indian men's hockey team are likely to make headlines at the quadrennial sporting event.


Read: Tokyo Olympics 2020 India schedule: when and where to watch and broadcast details


List of Indian men athletes who have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Archery:

Atanu Das - Men's Individual, Men's Team, Mixed Team

Tarundeep Rai - Men's Individual, Men's Team

Pravin Jadhav - Men's Individual, Men's Team


Read: Explained: Recurve event in archery and Indians who can win medals at Tokyo Olympics


Shooting

Divyansh Singh Panwar - 10m air rifle Individual, mixed team

Deepak Kumar - 10m air rifle Individual, mixed team

Saurabh Chaudhary - 10m air pistol Individual, mixed team

Abhishek Verma - 10m air pistol Individual, mixed team

Sanjeev Rajput - 50m rifle 3 positions

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar - 50m rifle 3 positions

Angad Vir Singh Bajwa - Men's Skeet

Mairaj Ahmad Khan - Men's Skeet


Read: Explained: Shooting events in which India can bag medals at Tokyo Olympics 2020


Athletics:

Neeraj Chopra - Men's Javelin Throw

Murali Sreeshankar - Men's Long Jump

Jabir M Palliyali - 400m Hurdles

Tajinderpal Singh Toor - Men's Shot Put

Shivpal Singh - Men's Javelin Throw

Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Noah Nirmal Tom, Amoj Jacob, Arokia Rajiv - Men's 4x400m relay

Sarthak Bhambri, Alex Antony – 4x400m mixed relay

Avinash Sable - Men's 3000m Steeplechase

Sandeep Kumar - Men's 20km Race Walk

Rahul Rohilla - Men's 20km Race Walk

Irfan Kolothum Thodi - Men's 20 km Race Walk

Gurpreet Singh - Men's 50km Race Walk


Read: Neeraj Chopra focusing on finer points ahead of Tokyo Olympics, throws light on friendship with rival Johannes Vetter


Men's Hockey Squad:

PR Sreejesh (GK), Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra, Hardik Singh, Manpreet Singh (Captain), Vivek Sagar Prasad, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit, Shamsher Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh


Read: Tokyo Olympics: Are the Indian men’s hockey team defenders dependable enough?


Badminton:

B. Sai Praneeth - Men's Singles

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy - Men's Doubles

Chirag Shetty - Men's Doubles


Read: Draw is not too easy and I can’t take my group opponents lightly, says Sai Praneeth


Wrestling:

Bajrang Punia - Men's 65 kg

Ravi Kumar Dahiya - Men's 57 kg

Deepak Punia - Men's 86 kg


Read: Yogeshwar Dutt feels Bajrang Punia can win Tokyo Olympics medal, says “there is no one at his level”


Boxing:

Amit Panghal - Men's Flyweight

Manish Kaushik - Men's Lightweight

Vikas Krishan Yadav - Men's Welterweight

Ashish Kumar - Men's Middleweight

Satish Kumar - Men's Super Heavyweight


Read: Can Amit Panghal etch his name in golden letters at Tokyo Olympics?


Table Tennis

Achanta Sharath Kamal - Men's Singles, Mixed Doubles

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran - Men's Singles


Read: Tokyo Olympics: Focus on reflexes, footwork to perform at optimum level, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran


Swimming

Sajan Prakash - Men's 100m Backstroke

Srihari Nataraj - Men's 200m Butterfly


Read: Srihari Nataraj's secret recipe for making 'A' cut for Tokyo Olympics 2020


Equestrian

Fouaad Mirza - Individual Eventing


Rowing

Arjun Lal - Men's Lightweight Double Sculls

Arvind Singh - Men's Lightweight Double Sculls


Sailing:

Vishnu Saravanan - Men's Laser

KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar - Men's 49er


Read: Our goal will be to finish top 10 at Tokyo Olympics 2020: Varun Thakkar underlines Indian sailing duo's debut target


Golf:

Anirban Lahiri - Men's Individual

Udayan Mane - Men's Individual


Read: Anirban Lahiri, Aditi Ashok and Udayan Mane: Everything you need to know about the Indian golfers headed to the Tokyo Olympics 2020


Edited by Sudeshna Banerjee
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