Monday, May 7, 2012

Indian Olympic Medal Winners List

Indian Olympics Medal Winners so far: Performance of India might not be as good as other countries have in world but still india have some glorious names who won medals for Country. India have won 18 Olympic medals in 21 appearances. Here is list of Medal Winners in Olympic games so far: 
1. Hockey Team (11 medals): Indian Hockey has earned India a total of 11 Olympic medals that includes eight gold, one silver and two bronze medals.
2. Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav: Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav was independent India`s first ever Olympic medal winner. He fought official apathy and overcame financial crunch to win a bronze medal in wrestling at the 1952 Helsinki Games. The government, to honour his feat, re-christened the wrestling venue in the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex in New Delhi as K. D. Jadhav Stadium.
3. Leander Paes: Leander Paes had the Indian flag flying at the medal presentation ceremony at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He won a bronze medal in the singles event of Lawn Tennis. 
4. Karnam Malleswari:  Karnam Malleswari, a weightlifter from Andhra Pradesh, became the first Indian women to win an Olympic medal (individual/team) at the Sydney Games 2000. 
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (2004 Athens Games)
5. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: He won silver medal in men`s Double Trap at 2004 Athens Games was then the best individual performance by an Indian post independence. 
6. Abhinav Bindra: Abhinav Bindra`s name was forever etched in the history of Indian sports when he became the first individual Olympic gold medalist from the country in 2008. 
7. Vijender Singh: The first boxer from India to win an Olympic medal, tall and handsome, Vijender Singh became the pin-up boy of the Indian media post his feat at Beijing 2008.
8. Sushil Kumar: Sushil Kumar wins a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
9. Gagan Naragn: Gagan narang wins Shooting 10m Pistal Bronze medal in London Olympics 2012.
10. Vijay Kumar: Vijay kumar wins Shooting 25M rapid fire Silver Medal in London Olympics 2012.
11. Saina Nehwal: Saina Nehwal wins Bronze Medal in London Olympics 2012.
12. MC Mary Kom:  Mary Kom wins Bronze medal in Women's Boxing at London Olympics 2012.
13. Yogeshwar Dutt: Yogeshwar Dutt wins Bronze Medal in Wresting at London Olympics 2012.
14. Sushil Kumar: Sushil Kumar wins Silver Medal in 66 Kg Wrestling event at London Olympics 2012.

11 comments:

  1. Good collection of information is in this blog.Every indian should know about this.I hope that in London Olympics 2012 India perform well.

    for more about London Olympics 2012

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  2. Best of luck india.......
    I know you all will rock in london-2012

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  3. you can do it india.....indian tean is so awesome that it doesn't needs tp prove itself......dhak dhak go india go

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  4. india will be a super power of olypics games in 2032

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  5. I love india even i am malaysian indian,Its very sad India as 2nd largest population in world cant reach to top 10 in ranking,The olympic 2012 plan is totally failure. Why Why Why? If india and indian nation only want to focus cricket than forget about what happen and this will happen forever for india.India need to study and plan more about sports in future.
    Indian govt must give more freedom all the sports and not only for cricket

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  6. Rajandran from malaysia would like to comment about indian sports.
    India spend more time and money in cricket till they forget to bring up other sports, what do cricket gamest did for india past decade is create more cronies to associated with corruption.
    Everybody knows about it, why till now indian govt still sleeping and when going to overcome the money wasting problem.People are tend to forget about other sport cause crickrt be come a main games due to heavy money throw to cricket sportsman.
    India now on stop invest more money to cricket and cricket sportsman and lift up the other sports so people have more option rather than cricket that is the only way to shine the country bear the name India in any games forever like china.
    Please bear on mind i just suggested betterment for indian and not to put down someone. Soon all over the world will say ( Indian Simply the best)for the sports.

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  7. I love Olympics .Indian olympians will rock the world and rule the world. Waa India waa!!!!!!!!!

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  8. It's Gagan Narang not Gagan Naragn......

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