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India’s Mary Kom appointed as Chef de Mission for Paris Olympics, Sharath Kamal named flag bearer




Paris Olympics: Mary Kom appointed India’s Chef de Mission, Sharath Kamal named flag bearer

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has announced the appointment of key officials for India’s contingent at the 2024 Paris Olympics. MC Mary Kom will lead as Chef de Mission, with Achanta Sharath Kamal as the flag-bearer and Shiva Keshavan as Deputy Chef de Mission.

Mary Kom’s dedication and inspiring journey make her the perfect choice to guide and mentor Indian athletes at the Paris Olympics. Shiva Keshavan, a former Olympian in luge, will support her in this crucial role with his experience and knowledge.

Gagan Narang, a respected shooting champion, will oversee the shooting village operations, ensuring a conducive environment for Indian shooters. Meanwhile, Achanta Sharath Kamal will carry the Indian flag with pride, symbolizing unity and spirit at the Olympic stage.


IOA President PT Usha expressed delight in having such a distinguished and capable team of officials leading the contingent for the Paris 2024 Olympics. Their expertise, dedication, and passion for sports are expected to inspire Indian athletes to achieve their best and make the nation proud.

India aims to surpass their previous record tally of seven medals from the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. The entire IOA family extends its best wishes to the appointed officials and the Indian contingent as they prepare to represent the nation with excellence and sportsmanship at the Paris 2024 Olympics.


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