At the National Stadium of Japan, the Tokyo Olympics are planned to begin on July 23. For the 32nd time, the huge multi-sports event will take place in Japan’s capital, Tokyo. As a result, Japan will be the first city in Asia to host the Summer Olympics twice, following the 1964 Olympics.
There will be more than 11,000 competitors taking part in the 339 events, which will feature 33 sports in 50 disciplines, including the newly added ones.
In 2016, Pakistan sent a 24-member delegation to the Rio Olympics, with only seven athletes and 17 officials. A total of 20 athletes and officials have been selected to represent Pakistan Olympic this time around.
Unfortunately, due to poor performance and low ranking, it was unable to qualify for the big event for the second consecutive season. The last time the national hockey team competed in the Olympics was in London in 2012, where it finished 7th.
On this page you can find photos of national athletes that have qualified to compete at the Tokyo Olympics
This year, he will compete in the javelin throw event for Pakistan in the Tokyo Olympics. When Arshad competed at this year’s South Asian Games, his javelin throw of 86.29 metres set a new South Asian record.
At the 2019 South Asian Games, Arshad earned a gold medal, and he went on to win bronze at the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games and the Asian Games 2018. As well, he represented Pakistan at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, and he is the lone Pakistani athlete competing at the World Athletics Championship 2019.
Women’s singles badminton champion in 2017, she’s competed in a number of international tournaments, including the World Championships. Mahoor has previously represented Pakistan at the 2014 Asian Games and the 2018 Commonwealth Games, among other international events. After earning a tripartite invitation, she will represent Pakistan at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. On July 24, Mahoor will face up against Akane Yamaguchi of Japan for the first time in her career.
In 2020, Hussain Shah, the son of 1988 Olympic bronze medalist Hussain Shah, will compete in judo in the Tokyo Olympics. Shah Hussain will make his second appearance at the Olympics. He previously competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Shah Hussain, who lives in Japan, has won two gold medals at the South Asian Games and a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
During the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, this talented 21-year-old shooter will compete in the 10m Air Pistol event. In Doha, Qatar, Gulfam competed in the 14th Asian Air Pistol Championship, where he finished seventh with a 137.9 point total. At the 2016 South Asian Games, Gulfam earned a silver medal as well
In Tokyo, he will compete in the 50m freestyle swimming event. During the 2019 South Asian Games, Bisma won silver in the 200m freestyle. At the 2018 Asian Games and World Aquatics Championship, she represented Pakistan.