Olympic Contingent as Special Guest - 15th August

Summer Olympic Games are a major international multi-sport event that is control once every four years.

Updated: Aug 04, 2021 01:01:05 pm

04 August 2021 Current Affairs:Prime Minister Narendra Modi can invite India’s Olympic contingent as special guests at the Red Fort on the holy day of obligation once he is delivering his eighth Independence Day speech. Modi will invite a contingent to his residence for interaction. This year, the India has been described by a 228-strong contingent, that embrace a hundred and twenty athletes at the Yedo Olympics.

India’s Olympic contingent: India sent an oversized contingent for the last 3 editions of the Summer Olympics. Yedo Olympics 2021 is observant a 228-member robust contingent from Asian country United Nations agency ar taking part in eighteen sporting events. India’s Olympic contingent for Yedo 2020 contains 127 participants from eighteen sports. 2 alternate players, as well as one reserve goalie in men’s and women’s hockey squads, have conjointly been sent.

India in Past Olympics: 117 Indian athletes, as well as sixty-three men and fifty-four ladies, participated in the 2016 urban centre Olympics across fifteen sports. Indian roll featured 3 Olympic medallists from London, as well as court game player Saina Nehwal, rifle shooter Gagan Narang and race fighter & four-time Olympian Yogeshwar Dutt. whereas within the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, eighty-three athletes, as well as sixty men and twenty-three ladies, competed in thirteen sports. In the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Asian country was described by fifty-seven athletes in twelve sports.

Summer Olympic Games:
Summer Olympic Games are a major international multi-sport event that is control once every four years. initial Games were controlled in 1896 in Athens, Greece. Games are unionised by International Olympic Committee (IOC). IOC conjointly oversees the host city’s preparations. In the Olympic events, the tradition of grant gold medals for an initial place, silver medals for second place & bronze medals for third place started in 1904.
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