PRIDE OF THE NATION: OLYMPIC MEDALS WON BY OUR SPORTSMEN/WOMEN

India’s medals in Olympics from 1928

PRIDE OF THE NATION: OLYMPIC MEDALS WON BY OUR SPORTSMEN/WOMEN.

GOLD MEDALS: EIGHT GOLD MEDALS IN FIELD HOCKEY:

1928 Amsterdam, 1932 Los Angeles, 1936 Berlin, 1948 London,1952 Helsinki,

1956 Melborne, 1964 Tokyo, 1980 Moscow.

GOLD MEDAL : Shooting:10 meter Air Rifle Shooting: Abhinav Bindra.Beijing Olympic 2008.

GOLD MEDAL: Javelin Throw: 87.58 meters. Neeraj Chopra(23yrs) Tokyo Olympic 2020.

SILVER MEDALS: TWO MEDALS in 200 mts. Hurdles and 200 mts.

Run by Norman    Pritchard, 1900 Paris Olympic.

SILVER Medals: Field Hockey, 1960 Rome Olympic.

SILVER MEDAL:Double Trap Shooting:Major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod, 2004 Athens.

SILVER Medal:50 mtr.Pistol Shooting:Vijaykumar, 2012 London OLYMPIC.

SILVER MEDAL:Wrestling 66 kg. Sushilkumar,2012 London Olympic.

SILVER MEDAL;Badminton: Pusrala Venkata Sindhu, 2016 Rio Olympic.

SILVER MEDAL:Wrestling 87 kg.; Ravikumar Dahiya(23yrs)2020 Tokyo Olympic.

SILVER MEDAL:Weight Lifting 49 kg. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu,2020 Tokyo Olympic.

BRONZ MEDAL WINNERS:-

WRSTLING Bantamweight: Khashaba Jadhav, 1952 Helsinki Olympic.

FIELD HOCKEY Two Bronz Medals;1968 Mexico and 1972 Munich OLYMPIC.

TENNIS: Liander PAIES, 1996 Atlanta Olympic.

Weight Lifting 69 kg.: Krnam Malleshwari,2000 Sydney Olympic.

Wrestling 66kg. Freestyle:Sushilkumar, 2008 Beijing Olympic.

Boxing75 kg. Midleweight: Vijender Singh,2008 Beijing Olympic.

Air RIFLE Shooting 10 meter: Gagan Narang, 20012 London Olympic.

Badminton; Saina Nehwal, 2012 London Olympic.

Boxing 51 kg. FLY WEIGHT; Mary Kom, 2012 LONDON OlYmpic.

Wrestling 60 kg.: Yogeshwar Dutt, 2012 London Olympic.

Wrestling 58 kg.: Sakshi Malik, 2016 Rio Olympic.

Wrestling 65 kg. ; Bajrang Puniya,(27 yrs.) 2020 Tokyo Olympic.

Boxing 69 kg. ; Lovlina Borgohain, 2020 Tokyo Olympic.

Badminton:  Pusrala Venkata Sindhu, 2020 Tokyo Olympic.

India finished 48th in overall tally. By count of Medals it would have been 33rd. But the Ranking is as per GOLD-Silver and Bronz Medals. At Beijing 51 st, London 57th, Rio 67th.

Ramesh G. Kharkar

Kreedacharya, Thane Bhushan, Statistician-Athletic Fed, India, Seva Ratna-Vyas Creation,

Member-Asson.of Track & Field Statisticians,U.S., Expert- World Athletics, Monaco Cedex.          10th AUGUST 2021.

By Ramesh G. Kharkar

 

 

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