India at the 2020 Summer Olympics

India is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. Indian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympics since 1920, although they made their official debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.

India at the
2020 Summer Olympics
Flag of India.svg
IOC codeIND
NOCIndian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.ind.in
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors64 in 6 sports
Medals
Ranked 0th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors who have won a quota place for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Sport Men Women Total Events
Archery 3 1 4 4
Athletics 5 3 8 5
Equestrian 1 0 1 1
Field hockey 16 16 32 2
Shooting 8 7 15 10
Wrestling 3 1 4 4
Total 36 28 64 26

ArcheryEdit

Three Indian archers qualified for the men's events by reaching the quarterfinal stage of the men's team recurve at the 2019 World Archery Championships in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.[1] Another Indian archer scored a shoot-off victory in the quarterfinal round of the women's individual recurve to book one of three available spots at the 2019 Asian Championships in Bangkok, Thailand.[2]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
  Men's individual
 
 
 
 
 
Men's team N/A
  Women's individual
 
 
Mixed team N/A

AthleticsEdit

Indian athletes further achieved the entry standards, either by qualifying time or by world ranking, in the following track and field events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event):[3][4]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Avinash Sable Men's 3000 m steeplechase
Irfan Kolothum Thodi Men's 20 km walk N/A
Bhawna Jat Women's 20 km walk N/A
 
 
 
 
Mixed 4 × 400 m relay
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Neeraj Chopra Men's javelin throw

EquestrianEdit

India entered one eventing rider into the Olympic equestrian competition for the first time in two decades, by finishing in the top two, outside the group selection, of the individual FEI Olympic rankings for Group G (Southeast Asia and Oceania).[5]

EventingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Fouaad Mirza   Individual

Field hockeyEdit

Summary
Key:
Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
India men's Men's tournament
India women's Women's tournament

Men's tournamentEdit

India men's national field hockey team qualified for the Olympics by securing one of the seven tickets available and defeating Russia in a playoff at the Bhubaneswar leg of the 2019 FIH Olympic Qualifiers.[6]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 16 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 25 July 2020. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals scored.
(H) Host.
25 July 2020 (2020-07-25)
10:00
New Zealand   v   India

26 July 2020 (2020-07-26)
18:30
India   v   Australia

28 July 2020 (2020-07-28)
10:00
India   v   Spain

30 July 2020 (2020-07-30)
09:30
India   v   Argentina

31 July 2020 (2020-07-31)
18:30
Japan   v   India

Women's tournamentEdit

India women's national field hockey team qualified for the Olympics by securing one of the seven tickets available and defeating the United States in a playoff at the Bhubaneswar leg of the 2019 FIH Olympic Qualifiers.[7]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 16 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Netherlands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2   Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Great Britain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Ireland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   South Africa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 25 July 2020. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals scored.
25 July 2020 (2020-07-25)
20:45
Netherlands   v   India

27 July 2020 (2020-07-27)
21:15
Germany   v   India

29 July 2020 (2020-07-29)
10:00
Great Britain   v   India

31 July 2020 (2020-07-31)
11:45
Ireland   v   India

1 August 2020 (2020-08-01)
12:15
India   v   South Africa

ShootingEdit

Indian shooters achieved quota places for the following events by virtue of their best finishes at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series, and the 2019 Asian Championship, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[8]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
  10 m air rifle
 
  50 m rifle 3 positions
 
  10 m air pistol
 
  Skeet
 
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
  10 m air rifle
 
  50 m rifle 3 positions
  10 m air pistol
 
  25 m pistol
 
Mixed
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
 
 
10 m air rifle team
 
 
 
 
10 m air pistol team
 
 

WrestlingEdit

India qualified four wrestlers for each of the following classes into the Olympic competition; all of whom finished among the top six to book Olympic spots in the men's freestyle (57, 65 and 86 kg) and women's freestyle 53 kg at the 2019 World Championships.

Key:

  • VT (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by fall.
  • VB (ranking points: 5–0 or 0–5) – Victory by injury (VF for forfeit, VA for withdrawal or disqualification)
  • PP (ranking points: 3–1 or 1–3) – Decision by points – the loser with technical points.
  • PO (ranking points: 3–0 or 0–3) – Decision by points – the loser without technical points.
  • ST (ranking points: 4–0 or 0–4) – Great superiority – the loser without technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.
  • SP (ranking points: 4–1 or 1–4) – Technical superiority – the loser with technical points and a margin of victory of at least 8 (Greco-Roman) or 10 (freestyle) points.

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ravi Kumar Dahiya −57 kg
Bajrang Punia −65 kg
Deepak Punia −86 kg
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Vinesh Phogat −53 kg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "12 countries qualify team places for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at World Championships". World Archery. 12 June 2019. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Karma qualifies Bhutan an Olympic quota place for the first time in history". World Archery. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  3. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  5. ^ Lokegaonkar, Jay (23 November 2019). "Indian equestrian Fouaad Mirza secures Tokyo 2020 berth". Olympic Channel. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Indian men seal Tokyo 2020 berth with 7-1 win over Russia". The Hindu. 2 November 2019. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Indian eves survive incredible US comeback to qualify for Tokyo 2020". Olympic Channel. 2 November 2019. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". www.issf-sports.org/. ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.