India has since won 35 medals across 24 Olympic Games – including golds, silvers and bronze. India started their maiden Olympic stint with Norman Pritchard at the 1900 Paris Olympics. The first Indian representative in the modern Olympics won the country’s first-ever medal (pre-independence) in the men’s 200m hurdles.
How many medals India won in Olympics till date?
India have won 10 gold medals at the Olympics. The men’s hockey team itself accounts for eight of them. After Abhinav Bindra, Neeraj Chopra is the second individual Olympic champion.
How many Olympic medals has India won 2020?
This year has been quite lucky for India as they have won a number of bronze, silver, and gold medals in the Tokyo Olympics 2020-21.
India Medals in Olympics 2021 Winners.
|Mirabai Chanu||Silver Medal in Weight Lifting (Women’s 49kg)|
|Bajrang Punia||Bronze Medal in Men’s Freestyle 65kg Wrestling|
Who won the Olympic medal in India?
Neeraj Chopra, India’s only gold winner at Tokyo 2020, got Rs 75 lakhs from the IOA while silver medalists Mirabai Chanu and Ravi Kumar Dahiya received cheques worth Rs 40 lakh each.
Who won India’s first Olympic medal?
The gold medal is India’s first at the Tokyo Games and only its second ever at a Summer Games. Abhinav Bindra, who won the 10-meter air rifle competition in Beijing in 2008, was India’s only other Olympic gold medalist in an individual competition.
|Track and Field: Men’s Javelin ›|
|Bronze||Vitezslav Vesely Czech Republic|
Who won more medals in Olympics 2021?
The U.S. earned 113 medals, 39 of which are gold, 41 silver and 33 bronze. China came in second with 88 medals, 38 of which are gold, followed by the Russian Olympic Committee (71 total medals), Great Britain (65) and Japan (58).