Thursday, 31 May 2012

List of Qualified Indian Players in Olympic 2012

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games (30th Olympiad) will be held in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012.

 Qualified Indian Players for London Olympics 2012

Acoording to list released by the India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. Here is the list of participants in London Olympics-2012 with discipline and event.

Athletics

In athletics a total of 12 Indian Athletes get qualified for Olympics 2012.

Men’s discus throw - Vikas Gowda

Women’s discus throw - Krishna Poonia (Commonwealth Games gold medallist) and Seema Antil

Men's triple jump - Renjith Maheshwary

Women's triple jump – Mayookha Johny

Men's marathon – Ram Singh Yadav

Men's 20 km race walk – Gurmeet Singh, Baljinder Singh, Irfan Kolothum Thodi

Men's 50 km race walk – Basanta Bahadur Rana or Sandeep Kumar

Women's 800 m – Tintu Luka

Archery

India has so far 4 archers qualified for London Olympics 2012

Men’s individual event - Jayanta Talukdar

Women’s Recurve Team - Deepika Kumari with Laishram Bombayla Devi and Chekrovolu Swuro)

Women's individual event - Laishram Bombayla Devi with Deepika Kumari and Chekrovolu Swuro)

Boxing

In boxing a total of 8 Indian Boxers get qualified for Olympics 2012.

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 (Commonwealth Games gold medallist)

Men's welterweight (69 kg) – Vikas Krishan Yadav (Asian Games - 2010 gold medallist)

Men's middleweight (75 kg) – Vijender Singh (2008 Beijing Olympics bronze medallist)

Men's light heavyweight (81 kg) – Sumit Sangwan

Women's flyweight (51 kg) – Mary Kom (5 times World Boxing Champion, She is the first Indian female boxer who has qualified for the Olympic Games.)

Badminton

In badminton 5 Indian players get qualified for Olympics 2012.

Saina Nehwal (5th Rank in the World) - Women Singles

Parupalli Kashyap - Men Singles

Jwala Gutta - Women Doubles & Mixed Doubles

Ashwini Ponnappa - Women Doubles

Valiyaveetil Diju - Mixed Doubles

Shooting

In shooting a total of 11 Indian Shooters get qualified for Olympics 2012.

Men’s Events

Abhinav Bindra (individual gold medal champion in Beijing Olympics 2008 ) - 10 m air rifle

Gagan Narang (first Indian to qualify for the London Olympics) - 10 m air rifle, 50 m rifle 3 position, 50 m rifle prone

Ronjan Singh Sodhi (Asian Games-Gold, Commonwealth games-2010- Silver Medal) - Men’s double trap

Manavjit Singh Sandhu - Men’s trap

Vijay Kumar - 25 m rapid fire pistol

Sanjeev Rajput (shooting World Cup 2011- Gold Winner) - 50 m rifle 3 position

Joydeep Karmakar - 50 m rifle prone

Women’s Events

Shagun Chaudhary - Women’s trap

Annu Raj Singh (first Indian Girl shooter who qualified for London Olympics) - 10 m air pistol, 25 m pistol

Rahi Sarnobat - 25 m pistol

Heena Sidhu - 10 m air pistol

Wrestling

5 Indian Wrestlers get qualified for Olympics 2012.

Amit Kumar (55 kg), Yogeshwar Dutt (60 kg), Narsingh Pancham Yadav (74 kg)

Sushil Kumar (66 kg) - Beijing Olympics 2008 Bronze Medalist

Geeta Kumari Phogat (55 kg) - Women's freestyle (first Indian woman wrestler to qualify for the Olympics)

Judo- Only Garima Chaudhary qualified for Olympics 2012 in women’s 63 kg event.

Rowing - Manjeet Singh, Swaran Singh and Sandeep Kumar - 3 Indian Rowers get qualified for Olympics 2012.

Swimming

4 Indian swimmers get qualified for Olympics 2012 - Aaron D’Souza, Sandeep Sejwal, Saurabh Sangvekar, Virdhawal Khade.

Table tennis - Soumyajit Ghosh (men’s) and Ankita Das (women’s category).

Field Hockey -After failing to qualify for the Beijing Olympics 2008 Indian Hockey team, qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics after winning a qualifying tournament against France.

Weightlifting - Katulu Ravi Kumar (Men's 69 kg) and Ngangbam Soniya Chanu (Women's 48 kg) 2 Indian weightlifters get qualified for Olympics 2012.


Still more qualifying tournaments in various games are left and still at least 10-15 Indian players can qualify for the London Olympics.



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