The squad, a healthy blend of experience and youth, features eight veteran players - captain Rani Rampal, Savita Punia, Deep Grace Ekka, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Monika, Nikki Pradhan, Navjot Kaur and Vandana Katariya - who represented India at Rio 2016. The remaining eight, meanwhile, will be making their Olympic debut.When will the Indian men’s hockey team play in the Tokyo Olympics?
The Indian men’s hockey team will begin its Tokyo Olympics campaign with a match against New Zealand on July 24. Hockey India, on Friday, named a 16-member-strong Indian men’s hockey team for next month’s Tokyo Olympics.When did India first participate in the Olympics?
Despite being under British rule until 1947, India participated in the Olympic Games separately from the British Olympic Team. India sent its first athlete to the Summer Olympics for the 1900 Games, but an Indian national team did not compete at the Summer Olympics until 1920.How many Indian athletes have qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?
Sanjeev RAJPUT 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 100 Indian athletes have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. This includes two relay and two hockey teams.