A comprehensive list of every Indian team and athlete to have booked a berth for the Tokyo Olympics.
The number of Indian athletes participating in the Summer Olympic Games has seen a rise in each of its past three editions and all signs point to the finest athletes continuing that trend for India at Tokyo 2020.
More than 70 Indian athletes have already earned a quota for next year’s showpiece event in Japan, with many more in contention to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
Below is the name of all Indians qualified for the Olympics in Tokyo, sorted by their sport, discipline and category:
The men's trio will also compete as a team at Tokyo 2020.
Athletics has never been India’s strong suit at the Olympics but emerging javelin throwers Neeraj Chopra and Shivpal Singh, who sits 16th in the men’s IAAF world rankings, have raised hopes this time around.
The 4x400 mixed relay, which will make its debut at Tokyo 2020, will also see an Indian team, which had Asian Games gold-medallist Muhammed Anas, after they finished third at the World Athletics Championships last year.
But it was KT Irfan that offered the first hope when in March 2019, he became the first Indian athlete to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.
The Indian boxers punched as many as nine tickets to the Tokyo Olympics at the Asia Oceania boxing Olympic qualifiers held in Amman, Jordan.
With the World Olympic Boxing qualifiers still to come, the Indian contingent for boxing could expand.
This will be the 20th Olympic Games list to feature the Indian men’s hockey team, who sit fourth in the world rankings, while the women’s side will be making their third appearance and second in succession.
Both teams qualified in November 2019 and each of them will carry a 16-member squad to Tokyo 2020.
As many as 15 Indian shooters have achieved Olympic qualification so far, making it the country’s largest contingent at any Games.
Youngsters Divyansh Singh Panwar and Elavenil Valarivan are highest-ranked in the 10m Air Rifle men’s and women’s respectively, while Manu Bhaker has had prolific returns, so medal expectations are quite high.
While the following athletes have secured a quota place in their respective category, their participation at the showpiece event rest with the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI).
There will be at least four grapplers for India at Tokyo 2020, fighting it out for glory.
While the following athletes have secured a quota place in their respective category, the Wrestling Association of India will decide if their names feature in the Olympic Games list.