Haryana scripted its Olympics victory story with most number of medals and athletes

Tokyo 2020 gave India many reasons to smile with heads held high in pride. The athletes are representing India in 18 different games being played at the Olympics including Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Badminton, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Rowing, Shooting, Sailing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

Haryana scripted its Olympics victory story with most number of medals and athletes

Olympics success story of states including Haryana

Haryana has 31 athletes in the contingent, which is nearly 25% of the total, while Punjab has 19. Tamil Nadu has sent 11 athletes to Tokyo which is 8.8% of the contingent. This is followed by Kerala and Uttar Pradesh each with 8 athletes. The interesting part is that while UP is the largest state of India with nearly 17% of India’s total population, it is contributing just 6.3% of the country’s contingent at Tokyo 2020. Five athletes from Manipur are also representing India including Chanu Saikhom Mirabai who won the first silver medal for India and set the momentum for Tokyo 2020.

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Olympics victory story with most number of medals and athletes

Haryana is not just home to the most number of individual Olympic medal winners but has also sent the most number of participants, 31 athletes, in the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Indian individuals won 17 medals in the world’s biggest sports tournament played every four years. Indian individuals won 17 medals in the world’s biggest sports tournament played every four years. West Bengal with three Olympic medals and Delhi with two Olympic medals, while participants from at least eight states have won one medal each.

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Haryana scripted its Olympics victory story with most number of medals and athletes

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