How many times India won Olympic gold medal in hockey?
India’s hockey team is the most successful team ever in the Olympics, having won eight gold medals in 1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964 and 1980.
How many times has India won the hockey gold at the Olympics and how many were consecutive?
Pre-independence, India won three consecutive gold medals in hockey in the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, 1932 Los Angeles Olympics and 1936 Berlin Olympics.
Who won the first Olympic medal in India?
There were numerous firsts for India during their 17-day campaign. Chanu became the first Indian to win a medal on the first day of the Olympics and the first weightlifter to bag the silver for the nation.
Who won the Olympic medal in India?
NEW DELHI: Olympic medal winners, including javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra, India’s first-ever Olympic gold medallist in track and field; PV Sindhu; and Mirabai Chanu, along with officials of the Sports Authority of India (SAI), attended the 75th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort on Sunday.
How many medals India won in last Olympics?
This year, there will be 306 sets of medals to be won from 28 different sports genres. The events which hold maximum number of medals are athletics (47), swimming (34), cycling (18) and gymnastics (18).
Rio Olympics 2016 – Medals Tally.