|Athlete||Indian hockey team|
Who won the first medal for India in London Olympics?
Opening the medals account for India, Gagan Narang won the country its first medal in the London Olympics 2012. Narang bagged a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event.
Who are the Olympic medal winners of India?
India had seven medal winners at the Tokyo Olympic games.
|Mirabai Chanu||Weightlifting (women’s 49kg)||SILVER|
|PV Sindhu||Badminton (women’s singles)||BRONZE|
|Lovlina Borgohain||Boxing Women’s welterweight||BRONZE|
|Ravi Kumar Dahiya||Wrestling (men’s 57kg)||SILVER|
How many medals did India beg at the London?
This was India’s 2nd most successful Olympics in terms of total medal tally, having won a total of 6 medals (2 silver and 4 bronze), doubling the nation’s previous record (3 medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics). Two medals each were awarded to the athletes in shooting and wrestling.
Who got first Olympic Prize in India?
India first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900, with a lone athlete Norman Pritchard winning two medals – both silver – in athletics and became the first Asian nation to win an Olympic medal.
Why is cricket not in the Olympics?
Cricket’s road to its Olympic debut was eventful. Originally slated to be included in the inaugural modern Olympic Games in 1896 in Athens, it was scrapped due to a lack of participants. Four years later it made its debut in Paris but that too was eventful.
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.