The ceremony is being directed by Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle.
The atheletes shown on the doodle are a depict sports such as football, swimming, running/jumping, javelin throw, fencing and basketball. Clicking on the doodle leads us to a list of searches about the opening ceremony.
The Indian contingent to the Olympics is a 142-member strong, comprising 81 athletes and 36 coaches where India participates in 13 disciplines.
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