List of Kerala Olympians

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This is a list of Keralites[1] who have represented India in the Olympic Games.

List of Kerala Olympians[edit]

Name Event Year & Venue of Olympics
C. K. Lekshmanan 110 m Hurdles 1924-Paris
Thomas Varghese (Thiruvalla Pappan) Football 1948-London
P. B. Mohammed Sali (Kottayam Sali) Football 1952-Helsinki
Ivan Jacob 400m 1952-Helsinki
S. S. Narayanan Football 1956-Melbourne, 1960-Rome
T. Abdul Rahman Football 1956-Melbourne
O. Chandrasekharan Football 1960-Rome
M. Devadas Football 1960-Rome
Suresh Babu Long Jump 1972-Munich
Manuel Frederiks Hockey 1972-Munich
T. C. Yohannan Long Jump 1976-Montreal
P. T. Usha 100m, 200m 1980-Moscow
P. T. Usha 400m Hurdles 1984-Los Angeles, 1988-Seoul
P. T. Usha 4x400m (Reserve) 1996-Atlanta
Shiny Wilson 800m 1984-Los Angeles, 1988-Seoul, 1992-Barcelona, 1996-Atlanta
M. D. Valsamma 4x400m 1984-Los Angeles
Mercy Mathew Kuttan 400m 1988-Seoul
U. Vimal Kumar Badminton 1992-Barcelona
K. M. Beenamol 4x400m 1996-Atlanta, 2004-Athens
K. M. Beenamol 400m 2000-Sydney
K. M. Binu 400m 2004-Athens
Anju Bobby George Long Jump 2004-Athens, 2008-Beijing
Chitra K. Soman 4x400m 2004-Athens, 2008-Beijing
Preeja Sreedharan 10000m 2008-Beijing[2]
Sini Jose 4x400m 2008-Beijing
Renjith Maheswary Triple Jump 2008-Beijing
Renjith Maheswary Triple Jump 2012-London
Tintu Luka 800 m 2012-London
Mayookha Johny Triple jump 2012-London
Valiyaveetil Diju Badminton 2012-London
Irfan Kolothum Thodi 20 km walk 2012-London
P. R. Sreejesh Field hockey 2012-London

Manuel Frederiks|Hockey|1972-Munich is the only person from Kerala to win a medal in the olympics

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