India at the 2024 Olympics: List of sporting events in which Indian athletes will participate at the Paris Olympics

India at the 2024 Olympics: List of sporting events in which Indian athletes will participate at the Paris Olympics

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Elite athletes from various sporting disciplines will be in action at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, which begin on July 26. The quadrennial international multi-sport event is one of the most anticipated competitions of the year and fans will be waiting with bated breath to find out which athletes will secure podium finishes in the various events of the competition. This will be the 33rd edition of the prestigious Olympic Games and will begin on July 26 and will last until August 11. The Olympic Games will be followed by the Paralympic Games, which will begin on August 28. In this article, we take a look at the list of sporting events that Indian athletes will be participating in at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. India at the 2024 Olympics: Complete list of athletes making up the Indian contingent for the Paris Summer Olympics, see the full roster.

India will be looking to put up a dominant show at the Summer Olympics this time around. The Indian contingent had its best ever performance at the Olympics when it bagged seven medals in Tokyo 2021. Fans are expecting a performance from the Indian contingent that will surpass that of Tokyo. Since the 1900 edition, India has clinched 35 medals and the athletes are looking forward to adding many more to their tally this time around. India at the Paris 2024 Olympics: A look at the top 10 medal contenders at the upcoming Summer Olympics in France.

List of sporting events in which Indian athletes will participate in the 2024 Paris Olympics

  • Archery (men’s team, women’s team)
  • Athletics (Men’s 3000m steeplechase, Men’s javelin throw, Men’s javelin throw, Men’s shot put, Men’s triple jump, Men’s high jump, Men’s 20km race walk, Men’s 4x400m relay, Mixed marathon race walking, Men’s long jump, Women’s 400m, Women’s 3000m steeplechase and 5000m, Women’s 100m hurdles, Women’s javelin throw, Women’s shot put, Women’s 4x400m relay, Women’s 20km race walk, Mixed marathon race walking, Women’s 5000m?
  • Badminton (men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles)
  • Boxing (Women 50kg, Men 51kg, Men 71kg, Women 54kg, Women 75kg, Women 57kg)
  • Rider (Dressage)
  • Field Hockey (Men’s Hockey)
  • golf (Men’s and Women’s Golf Tournaments)
  • Judo (women 78kg)
  • Rowing (M1X)
  • The sailing (single-person dinghy for men, single-person dinghy for women)

    To shoot (men’s trap, women’s trap, men’s skeet, women’s skeet, mixed team skeet, men’s 10m air rifle, women’s 10m air rifle, men’s 50m rifle 3 position, women’s 50m rifle 3 position, 10m air rifle mixed team, men’s 10m air pistol, women’s 10m air pistol, men’s 25m rapid fire pistol, women’s 25m pistol, 10m air pistol mixed team)

  • Swimming (men’s 100m backstroke, women’s 200m freestyle)
  • Table tennis (men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s team, women’s team)
  • Tennis (Men’s singles and men’s doubles)
  • Weightlifting (women 49kg)
  • Wrestling (freestyle men 57 kg, women 59 kg, women 57 kg, women 68 kg, women 76 kg, women 53 kg)

The Paris 2024 Olympics will also mark a first: the opening ceremony will not be held in a stadium. Instead, the event will feature a parade on the popular Seine River, with athletes travelling in boats. The river parade will culminate at the iconic Eiffel Tower, a popular tourist attraction in France. Meanwhile, PV Sindhu and Achanta Sharath Kamal have been named India’s flag bearers for the Paris Olympics. Gagan Narang also replaced Mary Kom as India’s Chef-de-Mission.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 10, 2024 01:19 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website