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India at Rio Olympics 2016


 Total athletes : 117 (Including who failed doping test : 124)

 Sport participations : 15 sports

 Flag bearer (opening) : Abhinav Bindra

 Flag bearer (Closing) : Sakshi Malik

 Rank in Medal Table : 67

 Total Medals : 2 (1 Silver + 1 Bronze)

 Silver Medal : P V Sindhu in Badminton Women’s singles (Gold : Carolin Marin)

 Bronze Medal : Sakshi Malik in Wrestling Women’s freestyle 58 kg

 Women’s 3000m steeplechase qualifier : Lalitha Babar

 Aditi Ashok – Golf (Ranked 41)

 First Indian Gymnast to enter Olympic final : Dipa Karmakar

 Indian wrestler who got banned 4 years by CAS : Narsingh Yadav

 Sponsor for Indian contingent : Amul

 Goodwill Ambassadors : Abhinav Bindra, A.R Rahman, Sachin Tendulkar and Salman Khan

 First Indian woman to be member of IOC : Nita Ambani

 Indian Olympic Committee (IOC) Chief : Narayana Ramachandran

 Indian Olympic Committee (IOC) Chief Narayana Ramachandran was awarded the Olympic Order award for outstanding services to the Olympic movement.


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