A look at India’s brightest medal prospects in Rio Olympics

An inside view of India’s best chance to strike gold at the upcoming Rio Olympics.

Badminton :

Saina Nehwal can assure a medal to India’s tally.She reached the top spot last year.Also she successfully defended Australian Open Superseries title and won a bronze at the Asian Championships.In 2012 she became the first shuttler to win a medal at the Olympics.

Archery :

A former world no.1 Dipika Kumari has set her sights at the biggest event this year. She won a gold medal in the 2013 Archery world cup.She has been on a roll so far and the minimum we can expect is a bronze medal.She has also equalled the world record score previously held by South Korea’s Bo-Bae.She is also facing a tough competition from another Indian archer Bombayala Devi.

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Vikas Gowda has become a sensation after the commonwealth games in Glasgow. After securing two consecutive golds he’s been among the favorites to hit the jackpot in this year’s Olympics. He is also the current national record holder and also holds two golds at the Asian athletics.

Women’s 800m :

India Hasn’t tasted any glory in the running so far.This year could be History in making. Tintu Luka could possibly be the one in making that happen.She secured a gold in 800m at the Asian Athletics and also won a silver in women’s 4x400m relay.She is also been trained by the lengendary P.T.Usha.

Indian Men’s Hockey team :

Their recent rise can assure atleast a bronze at this year’s olympics.They’re ranked fifth in rankings but this can change over the course of time.They also finished fourth in the recently concluded Champions trophy.

 

Vignesh Aravind

Vignesh Aravind

My passion towards sports is a huge blessing as it highlights my own style and uniqueness. Things which I like to do during my free time includes reading books, newspapers and surfing the internet which I think is the main hobby for today's generation. Even though I didn't taste success in my cricketing career, I found myself another way to bond with my favorite sport. My liking towards the sport can be seen through my technical and statistical knowledgeof the game.
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Vignesh Aravind

My passion towards sports is a huge blessing as it highlights my own style and uniqueness. Things which I like to do during my free time includes reading books, newspapers and surfing the internet which I think is the main hobby for today's generation. Even though I didn't taste success in my cricketing career, I found myself another way to bond with my favorite sport. My liking towards the sport can be seen through my technical and statistical knowledge of the game.

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