Haryana and Punjab have the highest participation in the Tokyo Olympics with 4.4 percent of India's population.

Haryana and Punjab have the highest participation in the Tokyo Olympics with 4.4 percent of India's population.

New Delhi. India has sent the largest contingent so far to Tokyo for the Olympic Games. Where he is expected to win many medals. 127 athletes are participating from India in Tokyo Olympics 2020. Out of which maximum athletes are from Haryana and Punjab.

The maximum 50 athletes from Haryana and Punjab, which account for 4.4% of India's population, have reached Tokyo to make India proud. Although this is not the first time. Haryana and Punjab have always played the most participation for India in sports and have won medals.

According to a report published in the English newspaper 'The Times of India', 31 from Haryana and 19 from Punjab will try their luck in the Tokyo Olympics. Tamil Nadu has the highest participation in the Olympics after Haryana and Punjab. Where 11 players are involved. After this 8-8 athletes from Kerala and Uttar Pradesh are participating.

Uttar Pradesh, which accounts for around 17 per cent of India's total population, contributes only 6.3 per cent to the Tokyo Olympics. While Kerala, which accounts for 2.6 per cent of the population, contributes 6.3 per cent to the Olympics. 

Talking about Haryana, 9 out of 19 women hockey players participating in Tokyo Olympics belong to Haryana. Apart from this, 7 wrestlers, of which 4 are women and 3 are men. There are four boxers (3 men and one woman), four shooters (two women, two men).

While the men's hockey team includes 11 players from Punjab. There are two shooters (one male and one female), three athletics (two male, one female), two members of the women's hockey team and one boxer.

According to the report, 5 athletes from Tamil Nadu will participate in athletics, three in rowing, two in table tennis and one in facing. Talking about Kerala, 6 out of 8 athletes will compete in the track and field event of athletics. Also one is involved in swimming and one in the men's hockey team. 

India has sent 127 athletes to participate in Tokyo Olympics 2020. These athletes will showcase their talent in sports such as Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Badminton, Horse Riding, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Rowing, Shooting, Rowing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling.


Indian equestrian Fawad Mirza finished 22nd after the cross country round

Indian equestrian Fawad Mirza finished 22nd after the cross country round

Tokyo. Fawad Mirza Ravivar , the only Indian to compete in equestrian in more than two decades at the Olympics after the cocross country event 11 . He finished 22nd with 20 penalty points. He and his horse Signor Medicott could finish in the top 25 if they do well in the individual show jumping qualifiers on Monday. With this they will make it to the finals of the individual category of Eventing Jumping to be held in the evening. Mirza's total 39. There are 20 penalty points. He completed the country run in just eight minutes.

In the equestrian crosscountry individual category, a competitor must complete the course in seven minutes and 45 seconds to reduce the time penalty. The lower the penalty, the higher the equestrian will be in the points table. Mirza and Signor started late due to a technical problem, due to which they got 11. Got 20 penalty points. He was ninth in the dressage round after a stellar performance. He got 28 penalty points in that. Now he has to move to show jumping, in which if he finishes in the top 25, he will make it to the eventing jumping final. Britain's Oliver Townend is at the top with a total of 23 . There are 60 penalty points. Britain's Laura Collett is second and Germany's Julia Krajewski third.