Tokyo Olympic - July 18, 2021

List of athletes who will represent Nepal at Tokyo 2021

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

Kalpana Pariar

Kalpana Pariyar Image © NOC Nepal

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 Singh

Gaurika Singh Image © NOC Nepal

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

Alexander Gadegaard Shah Image © NOC Nepal

Alex Shah will represent Nepal in swimming. He is the only male athlete from Nepal to compete in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

Saraswati Choudhary

Sarswati Chaudhary Image © NOC Nepal

Athletics Saraswati Chaudhary is another female athlete who will represent Nepal in the Tokyo Olympics.

Sonia Bhatt

Sonia Bhatt Image © NOC Nepal

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.

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