This time India’s largest team will participate in the biggest Mahakumbh of sports. In which 122 players will be involved. So the husband-wife duo of Dharnudhar Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das will become the first Indian pair to play in the Olympics. On the other hand, brother-in-law Bajrang Punia and sister-in-law Vinesh Phogat will show strength in wrestling. Along with this, two supermoms, six-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom and tennis star Sania Mirza, would also like to leave no stone unturned to make their last Olympics memorable.
- 09 medals (2 gold, 4 silver, 3 bronze) won by Deepika in the World Cup
- 02 gold medals Deepika has won in Commonwealth Games and one bronze in Asian Games
- 07 medals (2 gold, 2 silver, 3 bronze) won by Atanu in the World Cup
- 01 gold medal husband-wife pair won in the recent world championships
Dipika and Atanu have expressed their intentions by achieving golden success in the World Cup just days before heading to Tokyo. The archer duo, who tied the knot a year ago, won the gold medal together for the first time. Deepika, the only Indian woman archer to qualify for the Olympics, will target the individual recurve event as well as the mixed event with her husband Atanu in Tokyo. Deepika will play in the Olympics on the third and Atanu on the second. The mixed archery events in Tokyo will begin on July 24. The country’s first medal in archery is expected from this pair.
There are only 6 days left for the Tokyo Olympics to begin. In such a situation, athletes from all over the world are reaching Japan and preparing themselves. The biggest event of the Games, Tokyo Olympics is going to start on 23rd July. This time India is hoping for a medal in the events of archery and wrestling.