Indian Olympic medalists till now

Since 1900, the world has witnessed many Indian Olympic medalists. Here is a list of all the Indian Olympic medalists who have brought victories and glorified the nation many times.

Indian Olympic medalists till now

Since 1900, the world has witnessed many Indian Olympic medalists. Here is a list of all the Indian Olympic medalists who have brought victories and glorified the nation many times.
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The 2020 Summer Olympics is hosted by Tokyo this year. The international multi-sport event is starting from 23rd July and will be continuing till 8 August. We are only two weeks away from the inaugural of the Tokyo Olympics which got postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 1900, the world has witnessed many Indian Olympic medalists. Here is a list of all the Indian Olympic medalists who have brought victories and glorified the nation many times.

In Olympics, India has been the most successful in hockey and won the gold medal 8 times, silver medal 1 time and bronze medal 2 times.

Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand : Indian Olympic medalists till now- SportzPoint.com
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When the topic of Indian hockey rises, one person who needs to be mentioned always is Dhyan Chand. He is considered the greatest hockey player ever. He was a part of the Indian hockey team when India dominated globally in the field of hockey. Needless to say, his contribution was immense to strengthen India’s pillar in Olympics. Also, he has been a part of the team thrice while winning gold medals in Olympics in 1928, 1932, and 1936

Read also: 16-member Indian hockey team got announced for the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Mary Kom

Mary KomIndian Olympic medalists till now- SportzPoint.com
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At a very young age of 15, Mary Kom decided to pursue a career in boxing when the participation of women in sports was very less. She faced many difficulties and obstacles but overcame everything and glorified the nation many times. Also, this year Mary Kom and Manpreet Singh will be the flag bearers for the opening of the Tokyo Olympics.

Read also: Mary Kom and Manpreet Singh becomes the flag bearer: Tokyo Olympics

Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav BindraIndian Olympic medalists till now- SportzPoint.com
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The only Indian athlete to win an individual Olympic gold is Abhinav Bindra. He won his first gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which inspired many Indian athletes to work hard and pursue what they love. He won more than 150 medals within a career of 22 years.

Saina Nehwal

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The name that always calms at the first when anyone talks about an Indian female badminton player is Saina Nehwal. She is the first Indian female and also the youngest Asian to win a 4-star tournament. Not only this she is also one of the Indian athletes to increase the popularity of badminton in India. Her contribution to give India the deserved recognition in badminton global is immense.

Karnam Malleswari

Karnam Malleswari: The first Indian woman to win a medal in the Olympics- SportzPoint.com
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The first woman from India to win a medal in the Olympics is Karnam Malleswari. In the 2000 Sydney Olympics, she won a bronze medal for the nation in women’s 69 kg in weightlifting. She has also won the world title in 1994 and 1995 in the 54 kg division. She was ranked third in 1993 and 1996 in the 54 kg division.

Read also: Indian Athletes Qualified for 2020 Olympics in Tokyo: In Detail

List of Indian Olympics Medalists

NameCategoryMedalYear
Norman PritchardMen’s 200 metresSilver1900 Paris
Norman PritchardMen’s 200-metre hurdlesSilver1900 Paris
Richard Allen
Dhyan Chand
Jaipal Singh
Broome Eric Pinninger
Syed M Yusuf
Michael E Roeque
Leslie C Hammond
Rex A Norris
William John Goodsir-Cullen
Kehar Singh Gill
George E Marthins
Feroze Khan
Ali Shaukat
Michael Gateley
Frederick S Seaman
Men’s HockeyGold1928 Amsterdam
Richard Allen
Dhyan Chand
Roop Singh
Muhammad Aslam
Gurmit Singh Kullar
Richard Carr
Broome Penninger 
Lal Bokhari
Frank Brewin
Leslie Hammond
Arthur Hind
Sayed Jaffar
Masud Minhas
William Sullivan
Carlyle Tapsell
Men’s HockeyGold1932 Los Angeles
Richard Alen
Dhyan Chand
Ali Dara
Lionel Emmett
Peter Fernandes
Joseph Galibardy
Earnest Goodsir-Cullen
Mohammed Hussain
Sayed Jaffar
Ahmed Khan
Ahsan Khan
Mirza Masood
Cyril Michie
Baboo Nimal
Joseph Phillips
Shabban Shahab-ud-Din
G.S. Garewal
Roop Singh
Carlyle Tapsell
Men’s HockeyGold1936 Berlin
Leslie Claudius
Keshav Dutt
Walter D’Souza
Lawrie Fernandes
Ranganathan Francis
Gerry Glackan
Akhtar Hussain
Patrick Jansen
Amir Kumar
Kishan Lal
Leo Pinto
Jaswant Singh Rajput
Latif-ur Rehman
Reginald Rodrigues
Balbir Singh Sr.
Randhir Singh Gentle
Grahanandan Singh
K.D. Singh
Trilochan Singh
Maxie Vaz
Jaswant Rai
Men’s HockeyGold1948 London
K. D. Singh
Leslie Claudius
Meldric Daluz
Keshav Dutt
Chinadorai Deshmutu
Ranganathan Francis
Raghbir Lal
Govind Perumal
Muniswamy Rajgopal
Balbir Singh Sr.
Randhir Singh Gentle
C. S. Dubey
Udham Singh
Dharam Singh
Grahanandan Singh
Chaman Singh Gurung
Men’s HockeyGold1952 Helsinki
Khashaba Dadasaheb JadhavMen’s freestyle bantamweightBronze1952 Helsinki
Leslie Claudius
Ranganathan Francis
Haripal Kaushik
Amir Kumar
Raghbir Lal
Shankar Lakshman
O. P. Malhotra
Govind Perumal
Amit Singh Bakshi
Raghbir Singh Bhola
Balbir Singh Sr.
Hardyal Singh
Randhir Singh Gentle
Balkrishan Singh
Gurdev Singh
Udham Singh
Bakshish Singh
Charles Stephen
Men’s HockeyGold1956 Melbourne
Joseph Antic
Leslie Claudius
Jaman Lal Sharma
Mohinder Lal
Shankar Lakshman
John Peter
Govind Sawant
Raghbir Singh Bhola
Udham Singh Kullar
Charanjit Singh
Jaswant Singh
Joginder Singh
Prithipal Singh
Men’s HockeySilver1960 Rome
Haripal Kaushik
Mohinder Lal
Shankar Lakshman
Bandu Patil
John Peter
Syed Ali 
Udham Singh Kullar
Charanjit Singh
Darshan Singh
Dharam Singh
Gurbux Singh
Harbinder Singh
Jagjit Singh
Joginder Singh
Prithipal Singh
Balbir Singh Kullar
Rajendran Christie
Men’s HockeyGold1964 Tokyo
Rajendran Christy
Krishnamurthy Perumal
John Peter 
Inam-ur Rahman
Muneer Sait
Ajit Pal Singh
Balbir Singh Kullar
Balbir Singh Kular
Balbir Singh
Gurbux Singh
Harbinder Singh
Harmik Singh
Inder Singh
Prithipal Singh
Tarsem Singh
Jagjit Singh
Men’s HockeyBronze1968 Mexico City
B. P. Govinda
Charles Cornelius
Manuel Frederick
Michael Kindo
V.J. Philips
Ashok Kumar
M.P. Ganesh
Krishnamurthy Perumal
Ajit Pal Singh
Harbinder Singh
Harcharan Singh
Harmik Singh
Kulwant Singh
Mukhbain Singh
Virinder Singh
Men’s HockeyBronze1972 Munich
Vasudevan Baskaran
Bir Bahadur Chettri
Sylvanus Dung Dung
Mervyn Fernandes
Zafar Iqbal
Maharaj Krishan Kaushik
Charanjit Kumar
M. M. Somaya
Allan Schofield
Mohammed Shahid
Davinder Singh
Gurmail Singh
Amarjit Singh Rana
Rajinder Singh Jr.
Ravinder Pal Singh
Surinder Singh Sodhi
Men’s HockeyGold1980 Moscow
Leander PaesMen’s singlesBronze1996 Atlanta
Karnam MalleswariWomen’s 69 kgBronze2000 Sydney
Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreMen’s double trapSilver2004 Athens
Abhinav BindraMen’s 10-metre air rifleGold2008 Beijing
Vijender SinghMen’s MiddleweightBronze2008 Beijing
Sushil KumarMen’s freestyle 66 kgBronze2008 Beijing
Vijay KumarMen’s 25-metre rapid-fire pistolSilver2012 London
Sushil KumarMen’s freestyle 66 kgSilver2012 London
Saina NehwalWomen’s singlesBronze2012 London
Mary KomWomen’s flyweightBronze2012 London
Gagan NarangMen’s 10-metre air rifleBronze2012 London
Yogeshwar DuttMen’s freestyle 60 kgBronze2012 London
P.V. SindhuWomen’s singlesSilver2016 Rio de Janeiro
Sakshi MalikWomen’s freestyle 58 kgBronze2016 Rio de Janeiro

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