December 2, 2022

NEW DELHI: Athletes from Haryana and Punjab are as soon as once more main the way in which for the nation on the Olympics.
The 2 states, with simply 4.4% share of India’s inhabitants, have collectively despatched 50 athletes to the Tokyo Video games, accounting for 40% of the Indian contingent. Haryana has 31 athletes within the contingent, almost 25% of the overall, whereas Punjab has 19.
Tamil Nadu comes subsequent, having despatched 11 athletes to Tokyo, 8.7% of the contingent. Others within the high 5 are Kerala and UP – every with 8 athletes.
Uttar Pradesh, which is sort of 17% of India’s complete inhabitants, is contributing 6.3% of the nation’s Tokyo Olympics contingent, whereas Kerala with a inhabitants share of two.6% % has a illustration of 6.3% within the Olympics squad.


For Haryana, 9 of 19 girls hockey gamers, seven wrestlers (4 girls, three males), 4 boxers (three males, one lady) and 4 shooters (two girls, two males) make up a lot of the numbers.
Whereas for Punjab, 11 out of India’s 19-member males’s hockey squad swell the tally. Two shooters (a person and lady), three from athletics (two males, one lady), two girls’s hockey staff members, and one boxer make up the overall.
Tamil Nadu has 5 from athletics, three from crusing, two desk tennis gamers and one from fencing making up the numbers.
Kerala, identified for its legacy in athletics, has six in observe and discipline occasions out of the eight it’s sending to Tokyo. One every is in swimming and the boys’s hockey staff.
With a complete of 127 athletes, India is sending its largest-ever contingent to the Olympic Video games and can participate in 18 disciplines: archery, athletics, boxing, badminton, equestrian, fencing, golf, gymnastics, hockey, judo, rowing, capturing, crusing, swimming, desk tennis, tennis, weightlifting and wrestling.

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