Who will be the flag bearers in Olympics:
Indian Olympic Association has announced that six-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom And men’s hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh will be India’s flagbearer at the opening ceremony on July 23rdHeld at Tokyo Olympics IOA also revealed that wrestler Bajrang punia would be the flag bearer at the closing ceremony of Tokyo games on August.
The flag bearers for the Indian contingent of Tokyo 2024 at the opening ceremony of July 23rd are Mary and Manpreet Singh, IOA president Narendra Batra said officially.
The flag bearer for the Indian contingent at the closing ceremony on August 8th will be Bajrang Punia. He also added I am pleased about being given this opportunity to be the flag bearer. I want to thank each and everyone SAI and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She also added
I don’t have words to express my happiness because this will be my last Olympics, and being the flagbearer, it’s a big thing. Yes, expectations give to pressure. It’s not an easy route tackle yet, but I have learned how to handle that pressure.
Further talking about games, Mary Kom said that she would try and handle the pressure. It is essential to perform well, and she is working hard and focusing on every aspect. She will try to give her best at the game.
But row also confirmed that the total contingent for the Olympics would be around 126 athletes.
And 75 officials, as a result, the total contingent would be around 201The delegation comprises 56% of men and 44% of women. It has 76 quota places and will complete in about 85 medal positions Tokyo Olympics would be held from July 23rd to August 8th; the event was slated to be held last year, but due to covid it postponed it, and it would be held in August.