Athletes Who Can Win A Gold Medal For India At The Japan Olympics 2021

Athletes Who Can Win A Gold Medal For India At The Japan Olympics 2021

India didn’t have a great outing in the 2016 Rio Olympics as we had won just two medals and none of them were gold, but the Indian athletes for the Japan Olympic 2021 look fresh

After Abhinav Bindra, India hasn’t won a gold medal at the Olympics however the Indian contingent is confident enough to change that in the Tokyo Olympics. Now let’s analyze the top athletes who can win a gold medal for India this time.

India’s Best Gold Medal Bets At The Japan Olympics 2021

  1. Saurabh Chaudhary (shooting): The World No. 2 shooter belongs from Uttar Pradesh and is considered to be the best-expected player to win a gold medal in the tournament. He impressed the whole world by winning a gold medal in World Cup events, such as the one in Delhi and Munich in 2019 in the 10m Air Pistol Men’s category.

He also had won a silver medal in New Delhi this year. He is in his top form. He is the only player to have won gold medals in tournaments such as World Championship, World Cup, Asian Games, etc.

  1. Mirabai Chanu (weightlifting): The next top athlete we are going to talk about is Mirabai Chanu. She is from Manipur and is a 48 kg category weightlifter is in the prime form ever since she won a silver medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, which were held in Glasgow. She even went on to win a gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth games.

She has performed well in the 49kg and 119kg women’s category in the Asian Weightlifting Championship, which was held in Tashkent recently.


She couldn’t perform well in Rio but is hoping to perform well in the Tokyo Olympics.

  1. Bajrang Punia(wrestling): He is a three-time World Champion medallist and has set his targets for the Tokyo Olympics and he is currently training in Russia. He recently won a gold medal in competitive wrestling in the Matteo Pellicone Ranking series, which was held in Italy in March this year. He is a No.1 wrestler in the 65 kg category and has 14 points in his kitty. He could also use this if he qualifies for the finals this time which would also be his first final match. He is also the Arjuna awardee wrestler.

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