He is young, is fast and extremely agile. While experience and the lack of it may work against him, there is no shortage of spirit in Amit Kumar who will represent India on the wrestling mat in the London Olympics.
A fighter with an insatiable appetite to prove his talent on the wrestling mat, Narsingh Yadav has manged to showcase his abilities on several occasions. With a Gold in the 2010 Commonwealth Games (74kg category), he catapulted as one of India's brightest stars in the sport.
Geeta Phogat shot to limelight after her Gold in the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Hailing from Bhiwani in Haryana where sports potential is huge but not many women wrestlers can be seen seen, Geeta Phogat has had to battle past certain widely held norms.
MC Mary Kom is a female boxer from Manipur who has won five consecutive World Boxing Championship Titles and is the only pugilist to win a medal in each one of the six Championships. She however, will now be known as the boxer who got a medal back for India from the London Olympics, in the women's category.
For Joydeep Karmakar, competing at the same event as fellow compatriot Gagan Narang, will be a challenge as well as a motivation factor. Joydeep Karmakar may not be the favourite amongst the Indian shooters but that will not deter him in any way.
Before making his international debut in 2006, P Kashyap represented Andhra Pradesh in the National Junior Open Badminton Championships. In 2006, the year when P Kashyap made his international debut, he created stir after he upset Przemyslaw Wacha in the pre-quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open.
Ngangbam Soniya Chanu is a weightlifter from the West Imphal district in Manipur. She was chosen to represent the country in the London Olympics after India earned a berth each in the men's and women's category.
A prolific story of a wrestler from humble origins making it big, Katulu Ravi Kumar managed to come from the town of Berhampur in Odisha and claim the gold in the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. En route, he has made a big name for himself and will be a bright prospect for India in the London Olympics, despite the high level of competition.