With the onset of Olympics in 1896 Indian Olympians triumphantly stocked 28 medals in various games till date and less than 50 days are remaining for commencement of Tokyo Olympics 2020. The streak started when Norman Pritchard secured two silver medal in 1900 Paris Olympics.

Indian hockey team dominated from 1920 to 1980 and secured 8 gold medals. Although Indian Olympic team has been participating in winter Olympics since it kicked off in 1964 but all the medals are secured in summer Olympics only. India didn’t participated from 1904-1912 in the Olympics.

The games in which Indian secured medal

  • Athletics
  • Hockey
  • Shooting
  • Wrestling
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Boxing
  • Weightlifting
GoldSilverBronze
1928 Amsterdam – Field Hockey
1932 Los Angles – Field Hockey
1936 Berlin – Field Hockey
1948 London – Field Hockey
1952 Helsinki – Field Hockey1952 Helsinki – Wrestling
1956 Melbourne – Field Hockey1960 Rome – Field Hockey
1964 Tokyo – Field Hockey
1968 Mexico city – Field Hockey
1972 Munich – Field Hockey
1980 Moscow – Field Hockey
1996 Atlantis – Tennis
2000 Sydney – Weightlifting
2004 Athens – Shooting
2008 Beijing – shooting2008 Beijing – Boxing, wrestling
2012 London – Shooting, wrestling2012 London – Shooting, wrestling, boxing,
badminton
2016 Rio de janeiro – Badminton2016 Rio de janeiro – Sakshi Malik

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