Indian medal winners at the olympics

by satheesh 2009-12-23 14:23:27


India have competed at 22 Summer Olympic Games to date winning a total of 20 medals, they have also competed at 7 Winter Olympics without yet winning a medal.

The 22 medalists have been:


1. Norman Pritchard - silver - men's 200m - 1900 Paris

2. Norman Pritchard - silver - men's 200m hurdles - 1900 Paris

3. Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1928 Amsterdam

4. Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1932 Los Angeles

5. Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1936 Berlin

6. Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1948 London

7. Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1952 Helsinki

8. Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav - bronze - wrestling - 1952 Helsinki

9. Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1956 Melbourne

10. Indian National Team - silver- mens field hockey - 1960 Rome

11. Indian National Team - gold- mens field hockey - 1964 Tokyo

12. Indian National Team - bronze - mens field hockey - 1968 Mexico

13. Indian National Team - bronze - mens field hockey - 1972 Munich

14. Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1980 Moscow

15. Leander Paes - bronze - Mens singles tennis - 1996 Atlanta

16. Karnam Malleswari - bronze - womens weightlifting - 2000 Sydney

17. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore - silver - mens shooting - 2004 Athens

18. Abhinav Bindra - gold - mean air rifle shooting - 2008 Beijing

19. Sushil Kumar - bronze - wrestling - 2008 Beijing

20. Vijender Kumar - bronze Mens boxing - 2008 Beijing



The first two medals are crediited to India by the IOC whereas the International committees credit the medals to Great Britain.

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