#NewsRail: Tokyo, Japan: The Indian contingent, including archers, shooters, shuttlers and hockey players will not be present at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony on Friday. While the hockey players will not be there, the men's team captain, Manpreet Singh, will be the flag bearer. According to sources close to the situation, Manpreet (hockey), eight boxers, four table tennis players, two rowers, and one gymnast would be there, along with six officials. Those who have been asked to miss the opening ceremony will have their respective events the next day. In light of the COVID-19 concerns in Tokyo, around 50 individuals from India will attend the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.Rajeev Mehta, the IOA Secretary General told ANI “Indian Olympic Association has almost decided to participate in the opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics with 50 attendees. We will try to limit the number of officials and athletes within 50 or 50 in the opening ceremony. The figure will be around 50.” India is marching through at serial number 21 in the event. The march past is organised according to the Japanese alphabet, and each participating nation is limited to six officials.