Rio Olympics 2016: Abhinav Bindra-led Team India dazzle at opening ceremony

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Abhinav Bindra was India's flagbearer at the Rio Olympics 2016 Opening Ceremony. Reuters

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Members of the Indian hockey team, led by captain Sreejesh Raveendran (c), share a light moment ahead of the opening ceremony. Reuters

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India's athletes enter the Maracana Stadium for the opening ceremony. Reuters

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India's women's hockey team players Deepika Deepika and Preety Dubey dance following a welcome performance at the Olympic athletes' village. AP

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Shooter and India's only solo gold medallist Abhinav Bindra carries the flag of India during the opening ceremony. AP

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The Indian contingent arrives for the opening ceremony at the 2016 Olympic Games. AP

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Abhinav Bindra leads the way with the tricolour, as the rest of the Indian contingent follows suit at the opening ceremony. AP

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Team India attends the welcome ceremony at the athletes' village in Rio de Janeiro. Getty Images


Updated Date: Aug 06, 2016 14:19 PM

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