Indian squad for Beijing Olympics

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{image-beijing games_29072008.jpg www.oneindia.com}New Delhi, Jul 28: In the absence of the hockey team for the first time in the country"s Olympic campaign, the Indian contingent for the Beijing Games has shrunk to 57 athletes, including 17 from track and field spearheaded by long-jumper Anju Bobby George. India had fielded 75 athletes in the last edition in Athens.


The team: Archery: Dola Banerjee, Pranitha Vardhineni, Bombayala Devi, Mangal Singh Champia. Athletics: Anju Bobby George, Krishna Poonia, Harwant Kaur, Preeja Sreedharan, Manjeet Kaur, Chitra K. Soman, Sini Jose. M.R. Poovamma, Mandeep Kaur, J.J. Shoba, Susmita Singha Roy, G.G. Pramila, Vikas Gowda, Renjith Maheswary, Surendra Singh, K. Mridula, S. Geetha. Badminton: Anup Sridhar, Saina Nehwal. Boxing: Jitender, Akhil Kumar, A.L. Lakra, Vijender, Dinesh Kumar. Judo: Khumujam Tombi Devi, Divya. Rowing: Bajrang Lal Thakar, Devender Kumar Khandwal, Manjeet Singh. Shooting: Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Mansher Singh, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Gagan Narang, Abhinav Bindra, Samaresh Jung, Sanjeev Rajput, Anjali Bhagwat, Avneet Kaur Sidhu. Swimming: Virdhawal Khade, Ankur Poseria, Sandeep Sejwal, Rehan Poncha. Table tennis: Sharath Kamal, Neha Agarwal. Tennis: Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi, Sania Mirza, Sunitha Rao. Wrestling: Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Rajeev Tomar. Weightlifting: L. Monika Devi. Yachting: N.S. Johal.


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