Entire Men’s Hockey team included in Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)
- The 34-year-old Seema Punia has been one of India’s most distinguished track and field stars. A three-time Olympian, she has won laurels for the country at both the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. Her standout performance was the gold medal-winning effort at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games. She has also won three silver and a bronze in the Commonwealth Games from 2006 to 2018.
- The 23-year-old Navjeet Kaur Dhillon from Amritsar is highly regarded in the Indian domestic circuit for her feats in the discus throw. At the Gold Coast Games, she made a successful transition to the senior level, winning a bronze.
- Hima Das, 18, is one of India’s most promising young runners. She excelled at the Commonwealth Games, running a time of 51.32 seconds in the women’s 400 meters final. She also represented India in the 4×400 relay at the Commonwealth Games.
- Akhil Sheoran, a 22-year-old shooter, won his first-ever medal at senior level, a gold in the men’s rifle 3 position event, at the Shooting World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico in March this year.