Mary Kom, Manpreet singh, Bajrang Punia To Be Flag Bearer of Indian Contingent at Tokyo Olympics
New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association has announced on Monday that boxer Mary Kom and Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh will be the flag bearers of Indian contingent during the opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics on July 23.
Whereas wrestler Bajrang Punia will be flag bearer during the closing ceremony of the games on August 8.
The official size of the Indian contingent will be around 201 comprising 126 athletes and 75 officials.
The executive board of the International Olympic Committee decided last year that there should be one female and one male flag-bearer from every participating contingent at the opening ceremony ensuring gender parity