Jul 22

London Olympics Indian Delegates

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London Olympics 2012 will definitely keep me busy blogging here in my sports blog. This year, India is sending the biggest delegation yet and some events are really promising. The events that may bring medals are archery, lawn tennis, shooting, wrestling, and boxing though I am also looking forward to unexpected medals.

 London Olympics 2012 will be held from July 27 to August 12. Sushil Kumar will be the flag bearer. Here are the complete list of Indian delegation to London Olympics 2012:


Women`s Individual Event (3) – Laishram Bombayla Devi, Deepika Kumari, Chekrovolu Swuro
Women`s Recurve Team Event (1) – Laishram Bombayla Devi, Deepika Kumari and Chekrovolu Swuro
Men`s Individual event (1) – Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee, Tarundeep Rai
Men’s Recurve Team event (1) – Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee, Tarundeep Rai


Men`s 50 km race walk – Basanta Bahadur Rana 
Men`s 20 km race walk – Gurmeet Singh, Baljinder Singh
Men`s marathon – Ram Singh Yadav
Women`s discus throw – Krishna Poonia, Seema Antil
Men`s discus throw –Vikas Gowda
Men`s shot put – Om Prakash Karhana
Women`s 800m – Tintu Luka
Men`s triple jump – Renjith Maheshwary
Women`s triple jump – Mayookha Johny
Women’s 3000 m steeplechase – Sudha Singh
Women’s High Jump – Sahana Kumari


Women`s Singles – Saina Nehwal
Men`s Singles – Parupalli Kashyap
Mixed Doubles – Jwala Gutta, Valiyaveetil Diju
Women`s Doubles – Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa


Men`s Light Flyweight (49 Kg) – Devendro Singh
Men`s Bantamweight (56 Kg) – Shiva Thapa
Men`s Lightweight (60 Kg) – Jai Bhagwan
Men`s Light Welterweight (64 Kg) – Manoj Kumar
Men`s Welterweight (69 Kg) – Vikas Krishan Yadav
Men`s Middleweight (75 Kg) – Vijender Singh
Men`s Light Heavyweight (81 kg) – Sumit Sangwan
Women’s Boxing (51 Kg)- MC Mary Kom


Women`s 63 kg – Garima Chaudhary


Single sculls – Swarn Singh Virk 
Lightweight double sculls – Sandeep Kumar, Manjeet Singh


Men`s 10 m air rifle-Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang
Men`s 50 m rifle 3 position – Sanjeev Rajput, Gagan Narang
Men`s 50 m rifle prone – Joydeep Karmakar
Men`s 25 m rapid fire pistol-Vijay Kumar
Men`s trap – Manavjit Singh Sandhu
Men`s double trap –Ronjan Sodhi
Women`s 25 m pistol –Rahi Sarnobat, Heena Sidhu
Women`s 10 m air pistol –Annuraj Singh 
Women`s trap – Shagun Chowdhury


Men`s 1500 m freestyle – Gagan AP Ulalmath

Table Tennis

Men`s Singles – Soumyajit Ghosh
Women`s singles – Ankita Das

Lawn Tennis

Men`s singles – Somdev Devvarman
Men`s doubles – Mahesh Bhupathi, Rohan Bopanna
Men`s doubles – Leander Paes, Vishnu Vardhan
Women’s Doubles – Rushmi Chakravarthi, Sania Mirza
Mixed Doubles – Leander Paes, Sania Mirza


Men`s 69 kg – Katulu Ravi Kumar
Women`s 48 kg – Ngangbam Soniya Chanu


Men’s 55 kg – Amit Kumar
Men’s 60 kg – Yogeshwar Dutt
Men’s 66 kg – Sushil Kumar
Men’s 74 kg – Narsingh Pancham Yadav
Women’s 55 kg – Geeta Phogat

Field hockey18 members 

Goalkeepers: Bharat Chetri (captain) and P.R. Sreejesh

Defenders: V.R.Raghunath, Ignace Tirkey, Sandeep Singh

Midfielders: Sardar Singh (vice captain), Kothajit Singh, Gurbaj Singh, Birendra Lakra, Manpreet Singh

Forwards: S.V. Sunil, Gurwinder Singh Chandi, Sarvanjit Singh, Shivendra Singh, Danish Mujtaba, Tushar Khandker, Dharamvir Singh, S.K. Uthappa

London Olympics is just 5 days away and pushing aside the ugly issues of tennis players and the who’s who of the Indi’s delegation, I do wish our players and athletes to do well in their respective events and bring home the gold. All the best, Team India!


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