The Paris Olympics in 1900 an Anglo – Indian Norman Pritchard won two silver medals in the athletics and enter the name of India many years in the table are the medals. Pritchard was born in Calcutta, but he won gold medals among the top or not these have been the subject of considerable controversy.
Let us now look to the performance of Indian athletes at the Olympic Games.
Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav:
Independent India to win Olympic medal personally KD Jadhav was the first player. KD Jadhav won bronze medals in 1952 Helsinki Olympics free style wrestling.
After India’s independence in 1948 were the first Olympics in London. The 1952 Helsinki Olympics, he won third place in free style wrestling. August 14, 1984 died in a road accident.
Indian Hockey Team:
At a time when Olympic hockey was, the roost In 1928 Amsterdam Olympics began with the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, Indian hockey’s golden way to go unabated. 112 years only 15 medals in Olympic history, India has the account and of the 11 medals won by India in hockey.
India hockey eight gold, one silver and two bronze medals won. In 1928, the Amsterdam Olympic gold medal for the first time. Ranging from 1928 to 1956 the Indians won six consecutive gold medals.
During the Olympics, India had won 24 matches and 24. India in the 1964 Tokyo and 1980 Moscow Olympic gold medal won.
Pair of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi was the most famous. Leander Paes won the bronze medal in 1996 at Atlanta Olympics, ran a wave of happiness was in the lodgings. Atlanta Olympics was the wild card entry. That was amazing win as Quarter-final.
Agassi in the semi-final and had no chance to Leander Paes 7-6, 6-3 to win the match pace with the hopes of his millions of supporters. However, Leander Paes won the bronze medal by defeating Brazil Fernando Meligeni.
Karnam Malleswari added table name in India. India in the 2000 Sydney Olympics bronze medal in weight lifting. Karnam Malleswari, India’s first and so far the only female player, who got a medal at the Olympics. Malleswari won a bronze in Sydney, the 69 kg category.
Karnam Malleswari was born in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh at the age of 12 began practicing weightlifting. Sports Authority of India under a scheme Malleswari received training. Malleswari to Arjuna, Khel Ratna and the Padma Shri award has received.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore:
In the 2004 Athens Olympics, India’s Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore shot only managed to win a medal. In 1998, Rathore Shooting started to take part in the competition. He started showing in the finals very soon after opening in game. Cyprus after winning the bronze medal at the World Championships in Athens, he had the opportunity to play.
He won third place in the hierarchy. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore won the gold medal in the Sydney World Cup. In 2004, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore also awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
Abhinav Bindra won the Indian national flag waved in China. Shooting star Abhinav Bindra of India won a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics made history. He won gold in 10m air rifle.
Bindra, Khel Ratna awarded Wolfgang rounds were in fourth place. Abhinav Bindra had qualified to the final with a score of 596. Abhinav Bindra left behind in the final.
Sushil Kumar is also the first Indian to win World Championship gold. The 2008 Beijing Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar wins bronze medal in wrestling in the Olympic Games, such as traditional and given a new identity.
India’s 66 kg category, wrestler Sushil Kumar won a bronze medal in the competition Kazakhstan beat the wrestler.
Najafgarh Delhi on May 26, 1983 Born Sushil Kumar’s grandfather, father and older brother were wrestling. Therefore, he started wrestling in seventh grade. Sushil Pal learned the tricks of wrestling with Yashveer and Ramphal.
World Boxing Championships in Milan city of Italy the bronze medal in Vijender hand. Olympic medal for India Vijender Singh was the third player in the 75 kg category boxer Carlos Gongora of Ecuador 9-4 to win medals did.
Kaluwas village in Bhiwani district of Haryana in the world that identify with the left Vijender Singh was born on October 29, 1985. His father Mahipal Singh Baniwal Haryana Roadways driver in the work and Krishna his mother is a homemaker.