The Asian Games 2018 will begin with the opening ceremony on 18th August with the main sporting events starting from 19th August till the 2nd September. India had participated in the Pan Asian event since its first edition in 1951 and will be the 18th appearance for the peninsular nation.
543 athletes from India are participating in 34 sports out of the total 40. India will not be participating in baseball, football, jet ski, modern pentathlon, rugby sevens and triathlon.
Here is the full Indian squad for Asian Games 2018
Recurve Men’s: Atanu Das (PSPB), Sukchain Singh, Vishwas, Jagdish Choudhary (all SSCB)
Recurve Women’s: Promila Daimary (Assam), Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat (both Jharkhand), Laxmirani Majhi (RSPB).
Compound Men’s: Abhishek Verma (Delhi), Aman Saini (both Delhi), Rajat Chauhan (Rajasthan), Sangamprit Bisla (Punjab)
Compound women’s: Muskan Kiran (MP), Jyothi Surekha Vennam (AP), Trisha Deb (Bengal), Madhumita Kumari (Jharkhand).
100m – Dutee Chand
200m – Hima Das, Dutee Chand
400m- Hima Das, Nirmala
800m- Tintu Luka
1500m- PU Chitra, Monika Chaudhary
5000m- Sanjivani Jadhav, L Surya
10000m- Sanjivani Jadhav, L Surya
400mH- Juana Murmu, Anu Raghvan
3000m SC- Sudha Singh, Chinta Yadav
Long Jump- Nayana James, Neena Varakkil Pinto
20km Race Walk- Sowmya B, Khushbir Kaur
Heptathalon- Swapna Barman, Purnima Hembram
Discus Throw- Seema Poonia, Sandeep Kumari
Hammer Throw- Sarita Singh
Javelin Throw- Annu Rani
4x400m Relay- MR Poovamma, Saritaben Gaikwad, Sonia Vaishya, Vijayakumari, VK Vismaya, Jisna Matthew
200m- Mohammed Anas
400m- Mohammed Anas, Rajiv Arokia
800m- Jinson Johnson, Manjit Singh
1500m- Jinson Johnson, Manjit Singh
5000m- G Lakshmanan
10000m- G Lakshmanan
400mH- Dharun Ayyasamy, Santosh Kumar
3000m SC- Naveen Kumar Dagar, Shankarlal Swami
High Jump- Chetan B
Long Jump- Sreeshankar
Triple Jump- Arpinder Singh, Rakesh Babu
Shot put- Tejinder Toor, Naveen Chikara
Javelin Throw- Neeraj Chopra, Shivpal Singh
20km Race Walk- Manish Singh Rawat, Irfan KT
50km Race Walk- Sandeep Kumar
4x400m Relay- Mohammed Anas, Jeevan KS, Jithu Baby, Kunhu Mohammed, Rajiv Arokia, Santosh Kumar
Mix Relay- Mohammed Anas, Rajiv Arokia, Hima Das, Poovamma.
Men: Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma, Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty, Sumeeth Reddy, Manu Attri, Pranav Jerry Chopra, Sourabh Verma
Women: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Sikki Reddy, Ashwini Ponnappa, Sai Rao, Ashmita Chaliha, Rutaparna Panda, Aarthi Sara Sunil, Aakarshi Kashyap, Gayathri Gopichand
Men: Amit Panghal (49kg), Gaurav Solanki (52kg), Mohammed Hussamuddin (56kg), Shiva Thapa (60kg), Dheeraj Rangi (64kg), Manoj Kumar (69kg), Vikas Krishan (75kg).
Women: Sarjubala Devi (51kg), Sonia Lather (57kg), Pavitra (60kg).
Women: Rita Choksi, Feroza Chothia, Hema Deora, Bharati Dey, Marianne Karmarkar, Himani Khandelwal, Kiran Nadar, Aparna Sain, Vasanti Shah.
Men: Pranab Bardhan, Sapan Desai, Subhash Gupta, Rajeev Khandelwal, Ajay Khare, Finton Lewis, Debabrata Majumder, Gopinath Manna, Sumit Mukherjee, Shibhnath Dey Sarkar, Bachiraju Satyanarayana, Jaggy Shivdasani, Arun Kumar Sinha, Rajeshwar Tewari, Raju Tolani.
Reserves: Alka Kshrisagar, Keyzad Anklesaria, Abhijit Chakraborty, Sunit Chokshi, Sridhar Padmanabhan, Sunderram S.
Slalom: Two men and two women are set to represent India in Jakarta and Palembang
Sprint: Eight men and seven women will be participating from India
Men: Ranjit Singh, Manjeet Singh, Raju Bati, Manohar Lal, A. Bike Singh, Rajbeer Singh, Esow, Appolonious and Dilawar
Women: Deborah Herold, Aleena Reji, M. Sonali Chanu, T. Manorama Devi, Nayana Rajesh Priyadarshini, E. Chaoba Devi and Megha Gugad
Four males and three females will be competing in the Asian games.
Four female athletes will be representing India.
Men: Aadil Bedi, Kshitij Naveed Kaul, Harimohan Singh and Rayhan Thomas
Women: Diksha Dagar, Ridhima Dilawari and Sifat Sagoo
Men: Rakesh Patra, Yogeshwar Singh, Gaurav Kumar, Ashish Kumar and Siddharth Verma
Women: Dipa Karmakar, Pranati Das, Aruna Reddy, Mandira Chowdhury and Pranati Nayak
Indian men are grouped alongside Bahrain, Chinese Taipei and Ira. Indian women are in Group A with South Korea, Kazakhstan, China and North Korea.
Men: PR Sreejesh (Captain), Krishan B Pathak, Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Birendra Lakra, Surender Kumar, Rupinder Pal Singh, Amit Rohidas, Manpreet Singh, Chinglensana Singh Kangujam (Vice-Captain), Simranjeet Singh, Sardar Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, SV Sunil, Mandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Dilpreet Singh.
Women: Savita (Vice-Captain), Rajani Etimarpu, Deep Grace Ekka, Sunita Lakra, Deepika, Gurjit Kaur, Reena Khokhar, Namita Toppo, Lilima Minz, Monika, Udita, Nikki Pradhan, Neha Goyal, Rani Rampal (Captain), Vandana Katariya, Lalremsiami, Navneet Kaur, Navjot Kaur.
Three male athletes and three females athletes will be competing.
Men’s team: Girish Maruti Ernak, Deepak Niwas Hooda, Mohit Chhillar, Sandeep Narwal, Pardeep Narwal, Rishank Devadiga, Monu Goyat, Ajay Thakur, Rohit Kumar, Raju Lal Choudhary, Mallesh Gangadhari, Rahul Chaudhari. Standby: Amit Nagar, Maninder Singh
Women’s team: Sakshi Kumari, Kavita Devi, Priyanka, Manpreet Kaur, Payel Chowdhury, Ritu Negi, Sonali Vishnu Shingate, Sayali Sanjay KeriPale, Randeep Kaur Khehra, Shalini Pathak, Usha Rani Narasimhalah, Madhu. Standby: Priyanka, Shama Parveen
Men: Pranay Sharma, Anmol Singh, Sharath J and Vishal
Women: Nidhi Nanhet, Supriya Jatav, N. Harsha and Johny Mangkhaiya
Martial Arts squad:
Kurash (Men): Kunal, Manish Tokas and Parikshit Kumar
Kurash (Women): Pincky Balhara
Pencak silat: Sonia, Simran and Boynao Singh
Sambo: Rekha Saini
Wushu: Narender Grewal, Santosh Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Yumnam Sanathoi Devi and Sanjan Lama
Roller Skating squad:
Two males and two females will be participating from India
Men: Dattu Baban Bhokanal, Sawarn Singh, Om Prakash, Sukhmeet Singh, Monu, Arjun Lal, Malkeet Singh, Gurinder singh, Dushyant, Rohit Kumar, Bhagwan Singh, Jagvir Singh, Tejash Shinde Hanamant, Jegan Sekhar, Bhopal Singh, Manish Yadav, Hardeep Singh, N. Pranay Ganesh, Rahul Giri, Pandu Rang, Lucky, Akshat, M. Lakshman Rohith, Sumith, Sono Laxmi Narayan, Arvind Singh and Manpreet Singh
Women: Navneet Kaur, Yamini Singh, Harpreet Kaur, Annu, Sanjukta Dung Dung, Sayali Shelke and Pooja Sangwan
There are a total of nice participants from India- Four male and five females
A total of nine Indian players are participating — four males and five females
The men are in Group B with South Korea, China and Nepal while the women are with Indonesia and Iran in Group B
Men: 3 Positions: Sanjeev Rajput, Akhil Sheoran
Air Rifle: Ravi Kumar, Deepak Kumar
300m Standard Rifle: Harjinder Singh, Amit Kumar
Air Rifle Mixed: Ravi Kumar, Apurvi Chandela.
Women: 3 Positions: Anjum Moudgil, Gaayathri N
Air Rifle: Apurvi, Elavenil Valarivan.
Men: Air Pistol: Abhishek Verma, Saurabh Chaudhary
Rapid Fire Pistol: Shivam Shukla, Anish
Air Pistol Mixed: Abhishek Verma, Manu Bhaker.
Women: Air Pistol: Manu, Heena Sidhu
Sports Pistol: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu.
Men: Trap: Lakshay, Manavjit Singh Sandhu
Skeet: Sheeraz Sheikh, Angadwir Bajwa
Double trap: Ankur Mittal, Shradul Vihaan
Trap Mixed: Lakshay, Shreyasi Singh.
Women: Trap: Shreyasi Singh, Seema Tomar
Skeet: Ganemat Sekhon, Rashmmi Rathore
Double Trap: Shreyasi Singh, Varsha Varman.
Soft Tennis squad:
Five male athletes and five females will represent India at Asian Games
Women: Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa, Sunayna Kuruvilla, and Tanvi Khanna
Men: Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Sandhu, Ramit Tandon and Mahesh Mangaonkar
Swimming: Vidhawal Khade, Sandeep Sejwal, Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj, Advait Page, Aaron Agnel D’Souza, Anshul Kothari, Arvind Mani, Saurabh Sangvekar, Avinash Mani, Neel Roy.
Diving: K. Ramanand Sharma, Siddharth Pardeshi, H. London Singh
Water Polo: Aneesh Babu (GK), Akshay Kumar Kunde, Ashwini Kumar Kunde, Adarsh V S, Uday Uttekar, Prithish Das, Sarang Vaidya, Aneesh Kumar, Karthik Ch. Das, Shibin Lal, Manimaran D, S Ratheesh Kumar, Monjith Hasan, Lal Krishna, J Shreejith.
Table tennis squad:
Women: Manika Batra, Mouma Das, Madhurika Patkar, Sutirtha Mukherjee, Ayhika Mukherjee
Men: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, Anthony Amalraj, Achanta Sharath Kamal, Manav Thakkar, Harmeet Desai
Five women athletes are participating.
Both men and women teams are participating in the Asian games 2018.
Women: Ankita Raina, Karman Kaur Thandi, Rutuja Bhosale, Pranjala Yadlapalli, Riya Bhatia, Prarthna Thombare.
Men: Ramkumar Ramanathan, Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Sumit Nagal, Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan, Leander Paes.
Women’s: Sakshi Malik (50kg), Vinesh Phogat (62 kg), Pinki (53kg), Pooja Dhanda (57kg), Divya Kakran (68kg) and Kiran (72kg).
Men’s: Gyanendra (60kg), Manish (67 kg), Gurpreet Singh (77kg), Harpreet Singh (87 kg), Hardeep (97kg), Naveen (125 kg), Mausam Khatri (74kg) and Pawan Kumar (61kg)
Women: 48 kg Saikhom Mirabai Chanu; 63 kg Rakhi Halder
Men: 77 kg Sathish Kumar Sivalingam, Ajay Singh; 94 kg: Vikas Thaku