TO THE ATHLETES WHO HAVE WON MEDALS FOR NATION
AND GOOD LUCK TO ALL FOR THIER EVER BEST PERFORMANCE IN THE LONDON OLYMPIC GAMES-2012
LONDON OLYMPIC GAMES-2012 held at London from 27 July, 2012 to 12 August, 2012
This time India is sending its ever largest contingent for the London Olympic Games
Total 81 Ath;letes in13 Sports Dicipline will Participate in London Olympic Games. Last time in 1986 Moscow Olympic Games, India sent 76 Athletes.
51 athletes had participated in Beijing Olympic Games -2008 where India wion three individual Medals in Shooting, Boxing and Wrestling.
CONTRIBUTION OF HARYANA IN RECENT OLYMPIC GAMES
The Athletes from Haryana has contributed with a large number.
In the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 Out 51 Indian Athletes 9 were from Haryana and Vijender Singh won Bronze Medal in Boxing.
This time out of 81 Indian Athletes 16 Athletes from Haryana will participate in the London Olympic Games
Krishna Punia--Discus Throw--Hisar
Seema Antil--Discus Throw--Sonipat
Omprakash Karhana ---Shot Put---Faridabad
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award:R Vijay Kumar (shooting) and Yogeshwar Dutt (wrestling).
Arjuna Awards: Deepika Kumari (archery), Laishram Bombayla Devi (archery), Sudha Singh (athletics), Kavita Ramdas Raut (athletics), Ashwani Ponnappa (badminton), Parupalli Kashyap (badminton), Aditya S Mehta (billiards and Snooker), Vikas Krishan (boxing), Yuvraj Singh (cricket), Sardar Singh (hockey), Yashpal Solanki (judo), Anup Kumar (kabaddi), Samir Suhag (polo), Annu Raj Singh (shooting), Omkar Singh (shooting), Joydeep Karmakar (shooting), Deepika Pallikal (squash), Sandeep Sejwal (swimming), Ng. Sonia Chanu (weightlifting), Narsingh Yadav (wrestling), Rajinder Kumar (wrestling), Geeta Phogat (wrestling), M. Bimoljit Singh (wushu), Deepa Mallick (athletics, Paralympics), Ramkaran Singh (athletics, Paralympics)
Dronacharya Awards: Virender Poonia (athletics), Sunil Dabas (kabaddi), Yashvir Singh (wrestling), Harendra Singh (hockey), Satyapal Singh (para-sports, athletics), J S Bhatia (athletics, for Life Time achievement), Bhawani Mukherjee (table tennis, for Life Time achievement) and B I Fernandez (boxing)
Dhyan Chand Awards: Jagraj Singh Mann (athletics), Gundeep Kumar (hockey), Vinod Kumar (wrestling) and Sukhbir Singh Tokas (para-sports).