Cycling now has a very strong competitive community striving to be the best. The right support and encouragement from the government can put India further and wider on to the world stage. Some of the prominent cyclists in India are as follows.
Deborah Herold is a 20-year old female cyclist from Andaman and Nicobar Islands and has carved a niche for herself in bicycle racing in India and also at an international level with her sheer determination and dedication.
Mahitha Mohan is a cyclist who has been national champion in multiple road, track and mountain bike events. At the 2010 South Asian Games, she was the 50 km Mass Start gold medal winner. She was named India’s best cyclist in 2010.
Jankidas Mehra (1910 - 18 June 2003) was a prolific Indian film actor of Bollywood, cyclist, production designer and writer. He made over 1000 film appearances between the 1930s and 1997.
Amar Singh Sokhi
Amar Singh Sokhi is a former Indian cyclist. He competed in three events at the 1964 Summer Olympics.
Amrit Singh (born 1st October 1991) is an Indian male track cyclist. He competed in the team sprint event at the 2012 and 2013 UCI Track Cycling World Championships.
Suprovat Chakravarty (28th November 1931 - 24 December 2015) was an Indian cyclist. He competed in four events at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Adi Havewala was an Indian cyclist. He competed in the team pursuit event at the 1948 Summer Olympics
Homi Powri, born 1922 was an Indian cyclist. He competed in the individual and team road race events at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Chetan Singh Hari
Chetan Singh Hari, born 14 September 1936 is a former Indian cyclist. He competed in the team time trial and the team pursuit events at the 1964 Summer Olympics.
Piloo Sarkari (born 1927) is a former Indian cyclist. He competed in the team pursuit event at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Dalbir Singh Gill
Dalbir Singh Gill is a former Indian cyclist. He competed in the 1000m time trial, team pursuit and team time trial events at the 1964 Summer Olympics.
Rusi Mulla Feroze
Rusi Mulla Feroze was an Indian cyclist. He competed in the sprint event at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Rajesh Chandrasekar is an Indian male road and track cyclist. On the road he competed at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. At the track he competed in the scratch event at the 2013 UCI Track Cycling World Championships.
Rohinton Noble was an Indian cyclist. He competed in the time trial and the team pursuit events at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Bikram Singh, a 30 year old cyclist from Imphal in Manipur has made India proud, thanks to his achievements in track cycling. Singh played football till state level, before he took to cycling.
Sreedhar Savanur, a 20-year old from Karnataka is one of India's leading road racing cyclist and has been a road racing champion for the past three years. He has been a recipient of the Eklavya Award in the year 2013, the highest recognition Karnataka State Government confers for a sports person and prestigious KOA award.
Cycling in India
Cycling Federation of India