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List Of All Indian Athletes Who Won Medals

With the start of the Tokyo Olympics a few days later, let’s remember the winners of the Indian Olympics who won medals at previous Olympics.

The Summer Olympics are usually held in July and August every four years. Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the 2020 edition of the Tokyo Games was delayed for a year. The 32nd edition of the Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo on July 23, where 339 events will be held in 33 sports.

List of Indian Olympics winners

India has won 28 medals at the Olympics so far and hopes to win even more this year.

Games Name / group Event Medal
1900
Paris
Norman Pritchard 200 meters for men Silver
1900
Paris
Norman Pritchard With obstacles to a distance of 200 meters between men Silver
1928 Amsterdam Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Tillo
1932
Los Angeles
Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Tillo
1936
Berlin
Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Tillo
1948
London
Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Tillo
1952
Helsinki
Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Tillo
1952
Helsinki
Hashaba Dadasheb Jadhav Men’s wrestling in the weight class of one free weight Rice
1956
Melbourne
Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Tillo
1960
Rum
Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Silver
1964
Tokyo
Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Tillo
1968
Mexico City
Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Rice
1972
Munich
Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Rice
1980
Moscow
Men’s hockey team Men’s field hockey Tillo
1996
Atlanta
Leander Paes Men’s tennis Rice
2000
Sydney
Karnam Malleswari The weight of the women was 69 kg Rice
2004
Athens
Rajawdarhan Singh Rathor Shooting from men is a double trap Silver
2008
Beijing
Abhinav Bindra Shooting of men from an air rifle 10 m Tillo
2008
Beijing
Wijender Singh Boxing Medium Weight Rice
2008
Beijing
Sushil Kumar Men’s freestyle wrestling 66 kg Rice
2012
London
Vijay Kumar The men fired 25 rapid-fire guns Silver
2012
London
Sushil Kumar Men’s freestyle wrestling 66 kg Silver
2012
London
Saina Nehwal Women’s badminton players Rice
2012
London
Mary Com Women’s boxing in weightlifting Rice
2012
London
Gagan Narang Men’s shot from an air rifle 10 meters Rice
2012
London
Yogeshwar Dutt Men’s wrestling at 60 kg Rice
2016
Rio de Janeiro
PV Sindhu Women’s badminton players Silver
2016
Rio de Janeiro
Sakshi Malik Women’s wrestling in the weight category up to 58 kg Rice

List of Indian athletes who have won medals at the Summer Olympics

It took India only four years to see their first performance at the Summer Olympics, and the first modern Olympics were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. It all started in 1900 for India, when Norman Pritchard was sent to Paris alone, where he won two medals in the 200-meter dash and the 200-meter hurdles.

Since then, India has participated in every Summer Games and sent its first Olympic delegation of four athletes and two wrestlers in the 1920s. However, it wasn’t until 1928, when they watched their next medal, so did the Indian hockey team. Indian hockey teams often won the Indian Olympics.

Mordern Era

Carnam Malleswari won a bronze medal in the 69kg weight class at the 2000 Sydney Olympics with a two-time gold medal at the World Championships. It was India’s first female Olympic medal.

Rajavar Khan Singh Rator won the best silver medal in the men’s trap shooting at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

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Abhinav Bindra won gold in the men’s 10m air rifle event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and became the first Indian to win a single Olympic gold medal.

In middleweight, Wijender Singh (bronze medal) won his first boxing medal.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, a group of 83 Indians competed in the Games with a total of six medals to establish the best of the country. Since the time of Norman Pritchard in 1900, the wrestler Sushil Kumar was the first Indian to win many Olympic medals (bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and silver at the 2012 Summer Olympics).

READ: The full list of athletes who will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

He won a bronze medal in badminton Saina Nehwal in the women’s competition, which won the country’s first Olympic badminton medal. Mary Com became the first Indian woman to win a boxing medal with her bronze medal in the women’s weight class.

A record 118 athletes took part in the 2016 Summer Olympics. With her bronze medal in the women’s 58kg weight class, Sakshi Malik was the first female wrestler from India to win an Olympic medal. PV. Sindhu (badminton player) was the youngest Olympian in India in 2016 to win an Olympic silver medal.

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