List of Karnataka players participated in London Olympics
In India totally 83 players participated in London Olympics 2012. Among them 5 of them were from Karnataka. None of them won medal in this Olympic. Below were the list of players and the event they participated.
Rohan Bopanna - Tennis
Mahesh Bhupathi - Tennis
Ullalmath Gagan - Swimming
Sahana Kumari – High Jump
Vikas Gowda – Discus Throw
Karnataka Players in Tennis
Rohan Bopanna profile in Olympics 2012
Rohan Bopanna born in Bangalore, Karnataka. He played Tennis doubles in Olympics conducted at London. His pair was Mahesh Bhupathi. This pair Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi were world class players. Both this player played well but they didn't reached quarter finals too. They won Belarus and cracked the round 32 and they also loss to France. This pair failed to cross round 16.
Mahesh Bhupathi in Olympics London
Mahesh Bhupathi Chennai born Tennis player and he have his residence at Bangalore. He won many titles such as French open, Wimbledon and US open. He usually play good at doubles. But they failed to won Olympics this year.
Men's Doubles Tennis winner Olympics London 2012 is USA – Bryan M and Bryan B (Bryan Brothers)
Karnataka Players in Swimming
Ullalmath Gagan in Olympics 2012 details
Ullalmath Gagan born on August 1 2012 at Bangalore, Karnataka. He belongs to Basavanagudi Aquatic Centre club located at Bangalore. He participated in the event 1500 m freestyle swimming. There is no other swimmers from India. He was knocked out at heat with rank 31. He was not qualified to next round. He completed the target at 16:31.14 which is the last position.
Men's Swimming 1500 m freestyle winner Olympics London 2012 is Sun Yang of China. He completed the goal at 14:31.02 and made world record.
Karnataka Players in High Jump
Sahana Kumari Olympics London
Sahana Kumari born on 6 March 1982 in Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka. She is the Indian high jump record holder with 1.92 m. In London Olympics she was knocked out at qualifier round. She jumped 1.80m high and her ranking is at 29th position.
Women high jump Olympic London winner is Chicherova of Russia. She jumped 2.05M high.
Karnataka Players in Discus Throw
Vikas Gowda in London Olympics 2012
Vikas Gowda Mysore born Indian Player. He participated in Discus Throw event. He is well know as common wealth silver medalist and Asian game bronze medalist. His best discus throw is 66.28 m which is also Indian record. In Olympics he was qualified to finals and ranked 8th position with 64.79m discus throw distance.
Discus Throw men London Olympic winner is Robert Harting of German. He made 68.30m distance in discus throw.