Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mary Kom and Manpreet Singh to lead 28-member Indian contingent at the opening ceremony

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Tokyo Olympics 2020 is going to start on 23 July and the opening ceremony will be organized before the start of this game. Women boxers Mary Kom and Manpreet Singh will be seen leading the Indian contingent for the event, which will begin at 4:30 pm IST. The Indian team, led by Mary Kom with the tricolor in her hands, will enter the stadium at number 21. Mary Kom, who has won a six-time World Championship title and a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics, will be seen leading the 28-member Indian contingent while she will be accompanied by Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh.


This time a total of 119 Indian players have gone to participate in the Tokyo Olympics, which is the largest contingent ever. Out of these, one player from Hockey, 8 players from Boxing, four from Table Tennis, two from Rowing, one from Gymnastics, one from Swimming, four from Sailing, one from Fencing, and six officials will be involved in the Opening Ceremony.


Indian team participating in the opening ceremony-


1. Hockey - 1

2. Boxing - 8

3. Table Tennis - 4

4. Rowing - 2

5. Gymnastics - 1

6. Swimming - 1

7. Sailing - 4

8. Fencing - 1

9. Officer - 6

Apart from these, players of Archery, Judo, Badminton, Weightlifting, Tennis, Hockey (Men and Women), Shooting will not be part of the Opening Ceremony as some of these players have to play their respective matches on 24th and also take part in practice. Is. Apart from this, given the Kovid-19 epidemic, all the countries are sending a very small team to the opening ceremony.