Paris Olympics 2024: Which Indian athletes have secured quota till now?

Indian athletes have displayed exemplary fitness and athleticism to grab 40 precious quotas for the Paris Olympics till now.

Indian javelin thrower and Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra in a file photo (Image Credits: Twitter)
By Soumya | Feb 21, 2024 | 4 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Over the past few editions, the number of Indian athletes at the Summer Olympics has steadily increased. At Tokyo 2020, the Indian contingent was made up of 124 athletes, the largest that the country had sent to the Games. India also won seven medals, their biggest haul in a single Olympics. This included Neeraj Chopra’s historic gold medal in the men’s javelin throw.

At the Paris 2024 Olympics, India will expect more athletes to qualify and of course, increase the Tokyo Olympics medal haul. Naturally, this year also India has sent a strong contingent to Paris as well. Till now, Indians athletes in Athletics and Shooting have secured most quotas for Paris Olympics 2024


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1.Dhiraj Bommadevara Men’s individual Recurve


India has made rapid strides in the field of athletics in recent years. Naturally, this time also India has sent a strong contingent led by defending Olympian Neeraj Chopra. Along with Neeraj, there are other seasoned athletes as well with the likes of Kishore Kumar Jena, Avinash Sable and Parul Chaudhary in the fray.

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1.Suraj PanwarMen’s 20 m Race Walk
2.Vikash Singh Men’s 20 km Race Walk
3.Paramjeet BishtMen’s 20 km Race Walk
4.Akashdeep SinghMen’s 20 km Race Walk
5.Priyanka GoswamiWomen’s 20 km Race Walk
6.Neeraj Chopra Men’s Javelin Throw
7.Kishore Kumar Jena Men’s Javelin Throw
8.Murali Sreeshankar Men’s Long Jump
9.Avinash Sable Men’s 3000 m Steeplechase
10.Parul Chaudhary Women’s 3000 m Steeplechase

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19 Indian shooters have secured qualification quotas for the Paris Olympics 2024. However, NRAI the national sports body shall decide the athletes boarding the flight for Paris after several qualification scenarios.

Sl No.AthleteCategory
1Bhowneesh Mendiratta Men’s Trap
2Rajeshwari Kumari Women’s Trap
3Rudrankksh PatilMen’s 10 m Air Rifle
4Mehuli GhoshWomen’s 10 m Air Rifle
5Swapnil KusaleMen’s 50 m rifle 3 positions
6Akhil Sheoran Men’s 50 m rifle 3 positions
7Sift Kaur SamraWomen’s 50 m rifle 3 positions
8Shriyanka Sidangi Women’s 50 m Rifle 3 Position
9Sarabjot SinghMen’s 10 m Air Pistol
10Manu Bhaker Women’s 25 m Air Pistol
11Arjun Babuta Men’s 10 m Air Rifle
12Tilottama Sen Women’s 10 m Air Rifle
13Anish Bhanwala Men’s 25 m Rapid Fire Pistol
14Varun Tomar Men’s 10 m Air Pistol
15Esha Singh Women’s 10 m Air Pistol
16Rhythm Sangwan Women’s 25 m Pistol
17Vijayveer Sidhu Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol
18Raiza Dhillon Women’s Skeet
19Anantjeet Singh Naruka Men’s Skeet


After the Asian Games 2023, four Indian boxers have booked their spots for the Olympics. Unlike other sports, the pugilists have acquired themselves the quota. If the boxers in any categories are injured then in that case the boxers can be replaced.

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1Nikhat ZareenWomen’s 51 kg
2Lovlina Borgohain Women’s 75 kg
3Preeti Pawar Women’s 54 kg
4Parveen Hooda Women’s 57 kg

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Antim Panghal after winning a bronze medal at World Wrestling Championships 2023 secured India its first Olympics quota in wrestling. The 19-year-old became the sixth Indian women’s wrestler to win a medal at the World Championships. Before the Paris Olympics 2024, trials will be held in each weight category where India can secure a medal for the final list of contingent taking part.

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1. Antim PanghalWomen’s 53 kg


The Indian men’s hockey team secured a direct entry into the Paris Olympics after beating Japan in the final of the Asian Games 2023. Harmanpreet Singh led the side and dominated play throughout the quadrennial sporting event.

  1. Indian men’s hockey team

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Anush Agarwalla, who won a historic individual bronze medal at the 2023 Asian Games, has secured a Paris Olympic quota for the country in dressage discipline.

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1. Anush AgarwallaDressage


Vishnu Saravanan secured India’s first sailing spot for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics at the ILCA 7 Men’s World Championship held in Australia. Over a six-day event at the Adelaide Sailing Club, Saravanan scored a net total of 125 points, placing him 26th overall but importantly placing fifth among sailors competing for Olympic slots.

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1.Vishnu Saravanan Men’s One-Person Dinghy

Table Tennis

Indian men’s and women’s teams have secured historic table tennis quotas for the upcoming Paris Olympics 2024. Both men’s and women’s teams are set to take part in the grand event based on their rankings. While the men’s team were positioned 15th, the women’s team were ranked 13th.

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