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Sushila Chanu to lead Indian Women's hockey team at Rio Olympics

Defender Sushila Chanu will lead the 16-member Indian women's hockey team at the forthcoming Olympic Games to be held at Rio de Janeiro from August 5 to 21. Hockey India on Tuesday named Sushila as the skipper in place of Ritu Rani who was dropped from the squad by the selectors due to poor form and attitude problems. Sushila's colleague in the backline, Deepika will assist her as the vice-captain during the Games.
Women's squad:
Goalkeeper: Savita
Defenders: Deep Grace Ekka, Deepika (vice-captain), Namita Toppo, Sunita Lakra (defender), Sushila Chanu (captain).
Midfielders: Navjot Kaur, Monika, Renuka Yadav, Lilima Minz.
Forwards: Anuradha Devi, Poonam Rani, Vandana Kataria, Rani Rampal, Preeti Dubey, Nikki Pradhan.
On standby: Rajani Etimarpu, H. Lalruat Feli.