Road to London Olympics 2012

Published: Thu, 07/12/2012 - 08:46 Updated: Sun, 07/22/2012 - 10:00

An overview of the Indian participants and chances of medal at the London Olympic 2012

Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday submitted the final list of 81 athletes in 13 disciplines who will represent India at the quadrennial mega-event to be held in London from July 27. This is India’s biggest ever contingent for the Olympics. India had sent 57 athletes in 12 disciplines for Beijing Olympics four years ago. The new addition to the list is the Women's boxing, which will make its Olympic debut  and India will compete in 51 Kg category. 

List of Indian Players for London Olympics

1. Archery: Laishram Bombayla Devi, Deepika Kumari and Chekrovolu Swuro are selected for the Women Recurve team events. Jayanta Talukdar is selected for the Men’s Individual Recurve team events.

2. Atheletics: Vikas Gowda is selected for Discuss Throw team events. Gurmeet Singh is selected for 20 KM Walk event.  Om Prakash Singh Karhana is selected for Shot Put events. Mayookha Johny is selcted for Triple Jump events. Tintu Luka is selected for 800 M running.  Krishna Poonia is selected for Discus Throw events.  Ram Singh Yadav is selected for Marathon. Baljinder Singh is selected for 20 KM Walk. 

3. Boxing: Manoj Kumar is selected for 64 Kg. Category events. Devendro Singh is selected for 49 Kg. Category. Jai Bhagwan is selected for Boxing 60 Kg. category. Vikas Krishan is selected for 69 Kg Category. Mary Kom is selected for Women's Boxing 51 Kg section. Vijender Singh is selected for 75 Kg category
 
4. Badminton:  Saina Nehwal is selected for Women Singles Badminton event.  P. Kashyap is selected for Men’s Singles.  V. Diju &  Jwala Gutta is selected for Mixed Doubles Badminton event. Jwala Gutta & Ashwini Ponnappa is selected for women’s Doubles Badminton event.

5. Hockey Men : 16 Members Indian Men Hockey Team will be participating is London Olympics in Hockey event. The players are Bharat Chetri, P. R. Sreejesh, V. R. Raghunath, Ignace Tirkey, Sandeep Singh, Sardar Singh, Gurbaj Singh, Birendra Lakra, Manpreet Singh, S.V. Sunil, Gurwinder Singh Chandi, Shivendra Singh, Danish Mujtaba, Tushar Khandker, Dharamvir Singh and S.K. Uthappa.

6. Judo (Women): Garima Chaudhary is selected for 63 Kg. Category of Womens Judo event.

7. Rowing: Swarn Singh Virk is selected for Men’s Single Sculls Individual rowing event. Manjeet Singh & Sandeep Kumar is selected for Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls in Rowing.

8. Shooting: Gagan Narang is selected for 10 M Air Rifle shooting events. Abhinav Bindra is selected for 10 M Rifle for shooting events.  Joydeep Karmakar is selected for 50 M Rifle Prone shooting events. Ronjan Sodhi is selected for Double Trap. Vijay Kumar is selected for 25 M Rapid Fire Pistol shooting events. Sanjeev Rajput is selected for 50 M Rifle 3 Positions shooting events. Anuraj Singh is selected for 10 M Air Pistol shooting events.  Rahi Sarnobat is selected for 25 M Pistol shooting events. Shagun Choudhary is selected for Trap Shooting events. Manavjit Singh Sandhu is selected for Trap Shooting events. Heena Sidhu is selected for 10 M Air Pistol shooting events. 

9. Swimming: Virdhawal Khare is selected for 100 M Freestyle events.  Sandeep Sejwal is selected for 100 M Breaststroke events. Aaron D’ Souza is selected for 200 M Freestyle.  Saurabh Sangvekar is selected for 1500 M Freestyle events in swimming.

10. Table Tennis: Ankita Das is selected for Women’s Singles Individual Table Tennis event. Soumyajit Ghosh is selected for Men’s Singles Individual Table Tennis event.

11. Tennis:  Leander Paes & Vishnu Vardhan is selected for Men’s Doubles Tennis event. Mahesh Bhupathi & Rohan Bopanna is selected for Men’s Doubles Tennis event. Sania Mirza & Rushmi Chakravarthi are selected by Women's doubles and Leander Paes & Sania Mirza are selected for Mixed doubles. 

12. Weightlifting: Katulu Ravi Kumar is selected for 69 Kg. Men Weightlifting event. N. Soniya Chanu is selected for 48 Kg. Women Weightlifting event. 

13. Wrestling: Yogeshwar Dutt is selected for Wrestling 60 Kg. Freestyle event.  Amit Kumar is selected for 55 Kg. Freestyle Men wrestling event. Geeta Phogat is selected for 55 Kg. Female Freestyle wrestling event. Sushil Kumar is selected for 66 Kg. Men Freestyle wrestling event. Narsingh Panchim Yadav is selected for 70 Kg. Men Freestyle wrestling event.

 

Schedule for London Olympics

  • Opening ceremony for London Olympics will start on 27th July, 2012.
  • Archery competition in London Olympics will start from 27th July and last upto 4th August, 2012 for 4 events. 
  • Atheletics competition will start from 3rd August, 2012 and will be continue till 12th August, 2012 for 47 different events.
  • Badminton events will start from 28th July, 2012 till 5th August, 2012 for 5 events.
  • Basketball events in London Olympics will start from 28th August, 2012 till 12th August, 2012.
  • Beach Volleyball starting from 28th July, 2012 and will be closed on 9th August, 2012 for 2 events. 
  • Boxing events will start from 28th July, 2012 till 12th August, 2012 for 13 events. 
  • Cananoe Salalom in London Olympics will start from 29th July, 2012 till 3rd August, 2012 for 3 events. 
  • Canoe Sprints event will start from 6th August, 2012 till 11th August, 2012 for 12 events. 
  • Cycling events in London Olympics will start from 27th July, 2012 till 12th August, 2012 for 22 events. 
  • Diving events in London Olympic starts from 29th July, 2012 till 12th August, 2012 for 8 events.
  • Equestrian events in London Olympics start from 28th July, 2012 till 9th August, 2012 for 6 events. 
  • Football event in London Olympics is starting form 25th July, 2012 for 11th August, 2012 for 2 events. 
  • Gymnastic events starts from 28th August, 2012 till 12 August, 2012 for 16 events. 
  • Handball events starts from 28th July, 2012 till 12th August, 2012 for 2 events. 
  • Hockey events in London Olympics starts from 29th July, 2012 till 11th August, 2012 for 2 events. 
  • Judo events starts from 28th July, 2012 till 3rd August, 2012 for 14 events. 
  • Modern Pentathlon events starts from 11th August, 2012 till 12th August, 2012 for 2 events. 
  • Rowing events starts from 28th July, 2012 till 4th August, 2012 for 14 events. 
  • Sailing events in London Olympics starts from 29th July, 2012 till 11th August, 2012 for 10 events. 
  • Shooting events starts from 28th July, 2012 till 6th August, 2012 for 32 events. 
  • Table Tennis events in London Olympics will start from 28th July, 2012 till 8th August, 2012 for 4 events. 
  • Taekwondo events starts from 8th August, 2012 till 11th August, 2012 for 8 events. 
  • Tennis events in London Olympics start from 28th July, 2012 till 5th August, 2012 for 5 events. 
  • Trampoline events starts from 3rd August, 2012 till 4th August, 2012 for 2 events. 
  • Triathlon events starts from 4th August, 2012 till 7th August, 2012 for 2 events. 
  • Volleyball events starts from 28th July, 2012 till 12th August, 2012 for 2 events. 
  • Water Polo events starts from 29th July, 2012 till 12th August, 2012 for 2 events. 
  • Weightlifting events starts from 28th July, 2012 till 7th August, 2012 for 14 events. 
  • Wrestling events starts from 5th August, 2012 till 12th August, 2012 for 18 events. 
  •  12th August, 2012: Closing ceremony. 

An overview of the final Indian participants and chances of medal at the London Olympic 2012
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

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