Full list of Indian athletes qualified for the Paris Olympics 2024

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Paris Olympics 2024

The Paris Olympics 2024 is just around the corner and several athletes around the world have already a spot for the mega event. At Tokyo 2020, as many as 124 athletes represented India, which was the largest contingent till then. India also won 7 medals, the biggest tally in a single Olympics.

Over the past few editions, Indian athletes steadily increased at the competition. The trend is going to continue this time as well with many athletes setting high standards across different games. With the recent success at Asian and World events, India is very optimistic to better their previous result at Paris.

Indian athletes for Paris Olympics 2024

Indian shooters dominated the list with as many as 19 reserving a quota for the Paris Olympics 2024. But this was acquired by NOC from NRAI (National Rifle Association of India). After the end of qualification cycle, NRAI shall conduct trials and the best performing shooters will be given a chance to represent India.

A total of four athletes have qualified in Men’s 20Km Race Walk. But the National Olympic Committee is allowed to send only 3 athletes to the Summer Games.

This is the first time in the Olympics history India will representing in every Olympic shooting category. Trap shooter Bhowneesh Mendiratta was the first to make the cut by qualifying at ISSF world championships.

The face of Indian Athletics, Neeraj Chopra, along with Kishore Kumar Jena made the cut in Javelin throw, in qualifying rounds in the World Athletics Championships 2023.

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Neeraj Chopra. Source: X

Indian Men’s Hockey team secured a direct qualification after beating Japan in the final of Asian Games 2023.

Full list of qualified athletes so far:

Archery – 1

  • Dhiraj Bommadevara (Men’s individual recurve archery)

Athletics – 9

  • Vikash Singh (Men’s 20km Race Walk)
  • Paramjeet Bisht (Men’s 20km Race Walk)
  • Akashdeep Singh (Men’s 20km Race Walk)
  • Suraj Panwar (Men’s 20km Race Walk)
  • Avinash Sable (Men’s 3000m Steeplechase)
  • Parul Chaudhary (Women’s 3000m Steeplechase)
  • Neeraj Chopra (Men’s Javelin Throw)
  • Kishore Kumar Jena (men’s Javelin throw)
  • Priyanka Goswami (Women’s 20km Race Walk)
  • Murali Sreeshankar (Men’s Long Jump)

Boxing – 4

  • Nikhat Zareen (Women’s 51kg)
  • Lovlina Borgohain (Women’s 75kg)
  • Preeti Pawar (Women’s 54kg)
  • Parveen Hooda (Women’s 57kg)

Equestrian – 1

India entered one rider in the dressage event through final Olympic rankings.

Hockey – 1

  • Indian Men’s Hockey team

Sailing – 1 

  • Vishnu Saravanan

Shooting – 19

  • Rudrankksh Patil (Men’s 10m Air Rifle)
  • Arjun Babuta (Men’s 10m Air Rifle)
  • Swapnil Kusale (Men’s 50m rifle 3 positions)
  • Akhil Sheoran (Men’s 50m rifle 3 positions)
  • Mehuli Ghosh (Women’s 10m Air Rifle)
  • Tilottama Sen (Women’s 10m Air Rifle)
  • Sift Kaur Samra (Women’s 50m rifle)
  • Shriyanka Sidangi (Women’s 50m Rifle)
  • Sarabjot Singh (Men’s 10m Air Pistol)
  • Varun Tomar (Men’s 10m Air Pistol)
  • Manu Bhaker (Women’s 25m Air Pistol)
  • Rhythm Sangwan (Women’s 25m Air Pistol)
  • Vijayveer Sidhu (Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol)
  • Anish Bhanwala (Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol)
  • Esha Singh (Women’s 10m Air Pistol)
  • Raiza Dhillon (Women’s Skeet)
  • Anantjeet Singh Naruka (Men’s Skeet)
  • Bhowneesh Mendiratta (Men’s Trap)
  • Rajeshwari Kumari (Women’s Trap)

Wrestling – 1

Antim Panghal(Women’s 53Kg)

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