Rio Olympics: Indian Contingent Makes a Statement at Opening Ceremony
The 2016 Rio Olympics kicked off on Saturday at the Maracana Stadium. This edition will also see the largest ever Indian contingent.
The Indian contingent was led by ace shooter Abhinav Bindra. (All Images from AFP, Twitter, Reuters)
Bindra is India's only individual Olympics gold medallist.
The Indian players looked dapper in blue suits and yellow saris.
This time India have its largest ever contingent at Olympics - a total of 118 athletes
The Indian contingent also has the veteran Leander Paes, who is playing in a record seventh Games
The Indian women's hockey team, which has qualified after a long gap, was also happy.
Indian badminton stars Jwala Gutta, PV Sindhu and Ashwini Ponnappa were in jovial mood