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List of Indian athletes qualified for the Tokyo Olympics

Updated: Jul 16, 2021

With just less than 100 days left for the Tokyo Olympics, qualifying is in full swing across sports. Around 90 athletes have already qualified from India. India sent a contingent of 117 athletes for the 2016 Rio Olympics. While India would like to see the strongest contingent ever sent to the Olympics, here’s a sport wise break up of the list of athletes who have booked their berth at the Olympics so far -


Tarundeep Rai, Men’s Recurve, Individual

Atanu Das, Men’s Recurve, Individual

Pravin Jadhav, Men’s Recurve, Individual

Deepika Kumari, Women's Recurve, Individual


Dutee Chand, Women's 100m race, individual

KT Irfan, Men's 20km race walking, individual

Sandeep Kumar, Men's 20km race walking, individual

Rahul Rohilla, Men's 20km race walking, individual

Avinash Sable, Men's 3000m steeplechase, individual

Murali Sreeshankar, Men's long jump, individual

Neeraj Chopra, Men's javelin throw, individual

Shivpal Singh, Men's javelin throw, individual

Kamalpreet Kaur, Women's discus throw, individual

Bhawna Jat, Women's 20km race walking, individual

Priyanka Goswami, Women's 20km race walking, individual

Tajinderpal Toor, Men's Shot put, Individual

Seema Punia, Women's Discus Throw, Individual

MP Jabir, Men's 400m Hurdles Team event: 4x400m Mixed Relay

Team event: Men's 4x400m Relay


PV Sindhu, Women’s singles

B Sai Praneeth, Men’s singles

Chirag Shetty & Satwikswaraj Rankireddy, Men’s doubles


Vikas Krishan (Men's, 69kg)

Lovlina Borgohain (Women's, 69kg)

Ashish Kumar (Men's, 75kg)

Pooja Rani (Women's, 75kg)

Satish Kumar (Men's, 91kg)

Mary Kom (Women's, 51kg)

Amit Panghal (Men's, 52kg)

Manish Kaushik (Men's, 63kg)

Simranjit Kaur (Women's, 60kg)


Fouaad Mirza, Men’s Individual category.


Bhavani Devi, Women’s, Individual category.


Udayan Mane, Men’s

Anirban Lahiri, Men's

Aditi Ashok, Women’s


Pranati Nayak, Women’s artistic gymnastics


Men’s and Women’s national team have qualified


Sushila Devi Likmabam, Women’s 48kg


Arun Jat, Men's doubles sculls

Arvind Singh, Men's doubles sculls


Nethra Kumanan, Laser Radial

Vishnu Saravanan, Laser Standard

KC Ganapathy, 49er

Varun Thakkar, 49er


Anjum Moudgil, 10m Women’s Air Rifle, Individual

Apurvi Chandela, 10m Women’s Air Rifle, Individual

Divyansh Singh Panwar, 10m Men’s Air Rifle, Individual

Deepak Kumar, 10m Men’s Air Rifle, Individual

Tejaswini Sawant, 50m Women’s Rifle 3 Position, Individual

Sanjeev Rajput, 50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position, Individual

Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar, 50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position, Individual

Manu Bhaker, 10m Women’s Air Pistol, Individual

Yashaswini Singh Deswal, 10m Women’s Air Pistol, Individual

Saurabh Chaudhary, 10m Men’s Air Pistol, Individual

Abhishek Verma, 10m Men’s Air Pistol, Individual

Rahi Sarnobat, 25m Women’s Pistol, Individual

Chinki Yadav, 25m Women’s Pistol, Individual (replaced by Elavenil Valarivan)

Angad Veer Singh Bajwa, Men’s Skeet, Individual

Mairaj Ahmad Khan, Men’s Skeet, Individual


Srihari Natraj - 100m Men's backstroke

Sajan Prakash - 200m Men's butterfly

Maana Patel - 100m Women's backstroke

Table Tennis:

Sharath Kamal

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran

Sutirtha Mukherjee

Manika Batra

Team event: Mixed Doubles


Sania Mirza & Ankita Raina, Women’s Doubles

Rohan Bopanna & Divij Sharan, Men's Doubles

Sumit Nagal, Men' Singles


Vinesh Phogat, Women’s Freestyle 53kg, Individual

Anshu Malik, Women's Freestyle 57kg, Individual

Sonam Malik, Women's Freestyle 62kg, Individual

Bajrang Punia, Men’s Freestyle 65kg, Individual

Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Men’s Freestyle 57kg, Individual

Deepak Punia, Men’s Freestyle 86 kg, Individual

Seema Bisla, Women's Freestyle 50kg, Individual


Mirabai Chanu, Women’s 49kg

While the qualification for few sports are still underway due to postponement of events due to COVID, here are the list of probable athletes who still stand a chance to qualify


Dhanalakshmi, Women’s, 100m, 200m & 400m, individual

Archana Suseendran, Women’s, 200m, individual

Jinson Johnson, Men’s 800m & 1500m, individual

Amol Jacob, Men’s 400m & 800m, individual

Rajeev Arokia, Men’s 400m, individual

Dharun Ayyasami, Men’s 400m & 400m hurdles, individual

Sumit Malik, Men's Freestyle 125 kg, Individual (Suspended and banned for 2 years for doping)

We will keep updating the list of athletes as when they book a berth for the Olympics. Do come back to see the updated list of athletes representing India at the Tokyo Olympics.


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