Since the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was postponed by a year due to the coronavirus situation across the globe, the excitement level for the event has risen to the next level. The first batch of Indian contingent has landed in Tokyo and many have also started their final preparations in Tokyo.
A full squad of 125 athletes is the biggest Indian squad at Olympics. These 125 athletes will be part of 18 sports. India’s participation in 18 sports is also a record. The participation in the number of sports is way higher than the Rio games.
The official statement of IOA President Narinder Batra – India will be sending a strong contingent of 228 members which include 125 athletes along with coaches and officials.
The squad of 125 athletes includes 70 male athletes and 55 female athletes. The Indian squad is full of young blood. Around 68% of athletes will be debuting at the Olympics in Japan.
Indian squad of 125 athletes will compete for 85 gold medals from 18 sports. Check out the list of all sports in which India participates at the Olympics 2021.
A total of 120 Indian athletes booked their ticket to Tokyo. Here’s a sport-wise breakdown of the entire Indian contingent. 👇
— The Bridge (@the_bridge_in) July 7, 2021
List of all sports in which India participates at Olympics 2021
As we mentioned earlier, India will participate in the 18 sports which sets the record for India. This number is higher than all the previous editions of the Olympics.
- Table tennis
Also Read: List of all 33 Olympic Sports 2021
As per predictions made by experts and analysts, India is poised to win double-digit medals. If this unfolds into reality, it will be a record and a big boost to the Indian sports world.