A total of 5 athletes with four sports categorys will be part of Nepal’s Olympic contingent for the Tokyo Olympic 2021 . The second group of the Nepali team has left for Tokyo Olympics on Friday. The swimming team has already reached Japan.
Except for the 1968 Olympics in Mexico, Nepal has participated in every edition. The 32nd Summer Olympics to be held in Tokyo from July 23 is Nepal’s 14th Olympic participation.
Nepal’s Athletes List
Nepal’s Kalpana Pariyar will present her challenge in the women’s 10m air rifle Tokyo Olympics. According to the code of conduct implemented by the Japanese government due to the corona virus epidemic, Kalpana will have returned to Nepal within a few hours of playing. She reached the Tokyo Olympics through a wild card .
Gaurika will represent Nepal in swimming. Gaurika has held many national records since beginning her swimming career at the young age of eight. She has set the record of winning 4 gold medals in a season of the South Asian games held in Nepal in year2019 and she won two silver and three bronze medals for swimming at the 2016 South Asian Games.
Alex Shah will represent Nepal in swimming. He is the only male athlete from Nepal to compete in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
Athletics Saraswati Chaudhary is another female athlete who will represent Nepal in the Tokyo Olympics.
Sonia Bhatt will represent Nepal in judo at the Tokyo Olympics. Sonia participated in the Olympics with a wild card.
Nepal’s Summer Olympic journey started from the 18th edition held in Tokyo, Japan in 1964. After five and a half decades, when Tokyo is hosting the Olympics again, Nepal is struggling to achieve concrete results.