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Olympic Athletes Born in India

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Updated June 14, 2019 72.6k views 61 items

These famous Olympians from India have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics. Most athletes - no matter how talented - will never be chosen to represent their countries in such a prestigious fashion. While not all of these prominent Olympic athletes took home medals, these names deserve recognition nevertheless. These athletes made their country proud by just competing. 

Here, you'll find a full list of Indian Olympic athletes, both past and present. From established athletes - like Sania Mirza and Vijay Amritraj - to up and coming stars like Jagdish Singh and Shiva Keshavan, they're all here for you to peruse. Which Olympians are from India? Find out below! 

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Jagdish Singh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Jagdish Singh Coach
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Shiva Keshavan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Athlete, Luger
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Abhinav Bindra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Athlete
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Adam Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
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Akhil Kumar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Professional Boxer
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Algernon Kingscote is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Tennis player
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Anjali Bhagwat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Athlete
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Anju Bobby George is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
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Anup Sridhar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Athlete
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Aparna Popat is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Athlete
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Avneet Sidhu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Athlete
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Brian Horrocks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
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Charles Gmelin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
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Deepak Thakur is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Field Hockey player
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Dhanraj Pillay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Field Hockey player
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Dhyan Chand is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Field Hockey player
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Dilip Tirkey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Field Hockey player
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Dola Banerjee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Athlete
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Feroze Khan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
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Gagan Narang is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Athlete
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Haider Ali is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
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Ignace Tirkey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Soldier, Field Hockey player
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Jaipal Singh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Jaipal Singh
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Jaswant Singh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India
Politician
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Jitender Kumar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in India