Indian army athletes in 2021 Tokyo olympics.
Indian Army does not only guard the country from the enemies on the border in fact brings laurels as well in sports. Let’s know top 5 Indian army athletes in 2021 Tokyo olympics
World’s mega sport event is none other than the Olympics. It is a dream of an athlete to win a medal in the Olympics. Indian army athletes in olympics is not a new thing.
These athletes have done quite well in national games, Asian games and World Championship games and we hope these Indian Army Athletes in 2021 Tokyo Olympic will surely bring medals for India.
SUB TARUNDEEP RAI :
Subedar Rai, VSM (5/8 GR) hails from Namchi, Sikkim. He is India’s hope in Archery and Indian army athletes in 2021 Tokyo olympics
Tarundeep Rai represented team India twice in olympic games. Tarundeep won his maiden gold medal at the 2004 Asian Grand Prix Bangkok.
Tarundeep Rai won India their maiden individual silver medal in archery at the Asian Games at the 16th Asian Games on 24 November 2010 in China.
Tarundeep was a member of the Indian archery team that won the bronze medal at the 15th Asian Games in Doha in 2006.
Tarundeep Rai is awarded with Arjuna Award and the government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian awards in the India.
SUB MAJ SATISH KUMAR YADAV:
Satish Kumar Yadav is from 11 Kumaon Regiment and hails from Bulandsahar, Uttar Pradesh. He is Indian army athletes in 2021 Tokyo olympics.
Satish Kumar is the first Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics in the super heavyweight category. He won the bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games at Incheon in the super heavy weight category.
Before joining the army Satish did not even know the difference between Boxing and WWE. He thought Under Taker and John Cena are boxers.
He was awarded ARJUNA award in 2018 and now representing India in super heavy weight category in Tokyo Olympics 2021.
SUB DEEPAK PUNIA:
Sub Deepak Punia is from 19 Raj Rif and basically from Jhajjar district of Haryana. He is also an Indian army athletes in 2021 Tokyo olympics.
Deepak Punia won the silver medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in the freestyle 86 kg category. He is an Army Sports Institute wrestler and reigning Junior World Championship.
He won a silver medal at the senior Asian Championship 2021. He is presently ranked world No 2 in his weight category.
NB SUB SANDEEP KUMAR:
Nb Sub Sandeep Kumar is from 16 Jat and hails from Haryana. He is also an Indian army athletes in 2021 Tokyo olympics.
Sandeep Kumar make his new national record in the 20 km men’s race walk during the 8th National open race walking competition held at Ranchi in Feb 2021.
Olympic Tokyo 2021 will be his third olympic. He has also represented India in 2016 Rio Olympics in the 50 km race walk event.
He has also qualified for the 2022 World Athletics Championship which will be held in Eugene, USA.
SUB AMIT PANGHAL:
Sub Amit Panghal is light flyweight Indian boxer from 22 Mahar and hails from Rohtak district of Haryana. He is also an Indian army athletes in 2021 Tokyo olympics.
Sub Amit Panghal won silver medal at the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships in the Flyweight division and became first Indian Boxer to win medal in AIBA World Boxing Championship.
He won the bronze medal in the light flyweight category of the 2017 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships in Tashkent in May 2017. Panghal also won a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games.
Panghal won a gold medal in Boxing World Cup 2020 held in Cologne, Germany.
Presently Amit Panghal is ranked n0. 1 in his weight category. India has a lot of hope from Amit Panghal in Tokyo Olympics 2021.