Indian Medal Winners at the Olympic Games

PersonMedalEventYearVenue
Norman PitchardSilver200 m dash1900Paris
Norman PitchardSilver200 m hurdles1900Paris
KD JadhavBronzeWrestling1952Helsinki
Leander PaesBronzeTennis1996Atlanta
Karnam MalleswariBronzeWeightlifting2000Sydney
Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreSilverShooting2004Athens
Abhinav BindraGoldShooting2008Beijing
Sushil KumarBronzeWrestling2008Beijing
Vijender KumarBronzeBoxing2008Beijing
Vijay KumarSilverShooting2012London
Sushil KumarSilverWrestling2012London
Yogeshwar DuttBronzeWrestling2012London
Mary KomBronzeBoxing2012London
Saina NehwalBronzeBadminton2012London
Gagan NarangBronzeShooting2012London
P.V. SindhuSilverBadminton2016Rio de Janeiro
Sakshi MalikBronzeWrestling2016Rio de Janeiro

Indian Hockey Medals at the Olympic Games

YearVenueMedalCaptainRemarks
1928AmsterdamGoldJaipal SinghNetherlands - Silver
1932Los AngelesGoldLal BokhariUnited States - Silver
1936BerlinGoldDhyanchandGermany - Silver
1948LondonGoldKishan LalGreat Britain - Silver
1952HelsinkiGoldK.D. SinghNetherlands - Silver
1956MelbourneGoldBalbir Singh SrPakistan - Silver
1960RomeSilverLeslie ClaudiusPakistan - Gold
1964TokyoGoldCharanjit SinghPakistan - Silver
1968Mexico CityBronzeGurbux SinghPakistan - Gold
1972MunichBronzeHarmeek SinghWest Germany - Gold
1980MoscowGoldVasudevan BhaskaranSpain - Silver


 

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Test Yourself on Indian Medallists

1. Abhinav Bindra is the only Indian to win an Olympic Gold in and individual event  
2. The only Indian to win Olympic medals in two successive olympics is Gagan Narang 
3. Dhyanchand was the captain of the Indian hockey team at Berlin Olympics  
4. Only two Indian women have won Olympic medals so far  
5. Sania Mirza won a bronze medal at London Olympics  
6. India won 6 medals at the 2012 Olympics  
7. The first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal was Karnam Malleswari