India at Olympics : List of Medals Won By Indian Athletes

India At Olympics 

India At Olympics

Indian Flag at 2016 Rio Olympic Games

 2016 Rio Summer Olympics officially known as  Games of the XXXI Olympiad is over and has not turned out to be a successful outing for Indian athletes , with many even having the calibre of winning the gold medals getting busted out at the qualification stage itself . After the end of this  extravaganza , India at Olympics earned a mere 2 medals , one in freestyle wrestling(bronze) and the other in Badminton(Silver) and surprisingly both by women .

India’s first participation at the Olympics was in 1900 with a lone participant Norman Pritchard , since then India has taken part in almost every Summer Olympics . India in Olympics comes with a great expectations from the world . India at Olympics is regarded as one of the force to reckon . Indian Athletes have won a total of 28 medals with the National Hockey Team winning the most metals , 11 with 8 being gold medals . In Individual Category , only Abhinav Bindra  has won a gold medal for India . He participated in Men’s 10m Rifle Shooting in 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics .

India at Olympics – Below is a list of athletes from India who have won medals and honours for their country India.

LIST OF Athletes


SilverNorman Pritchard1900 ParisAthleticsMen’s 200 metres
SilverNorman Pritchard1900 ParisAthleticsMen’s 200 metre hurdles
BronzeKhashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav1952 HelsinkiWrestlingMen’s freestyle Bantamweight
BronzeLeander Paes1996 AtlantaTennisMen’s singles
BronzeKarnam Malleswari2000 SydneyWeightliftingWomen’s 69 kg
SilverRajyavardhan Singh Rathore2004 AthensShootingMen’s double trap
GoldAbhinav bindra2008 BeijingShootingMen’s 10 m Air Rifle
BronzeVijender Singh2008 BejingBoxingMen’s 75 kg
BronzeSushil Kumar2008 BejingWrestlingMen’s 66 kg Freestyle
SilverVijay Kumar2012 LondonShootingMen’s 25 Rapid Fire pistol
SilverSushil Kumar2012 LondonWrestlingMen’s 66 kg Freestyle
BronzeSaina Nehwal2012 LondonBadmintonWomen’s singles
BronzeMary Kom2012 LondonBoxingWomen’s flyweight
BronzeGagan Narang2012 LondonShootingMen’s 10 m Air Rifle
BronzeYogeshwar Dutt2012 LondonWrestlingMen’s 60 kg Freestyle
SilverPV Sindhu2016


BadmintonWomen’s Single
BronzeSakshi Malik2016


WrestlingWomen’s Freestyle 58 kg


India At Olympics-TEAM EVENTS

GoldNational team1928 AmsterdamField hockeyMen’s competition
GoldNational team1932 Los AngelesField hockeyMen’s competition
GoldNational team1936 BerlinField hockeyMen’s competition
GoldNational team1948 LondonField hockeyMen’s competition
GoldNational team1952 HelsinkiField hockeyMen’s competition
GoldNational team1956 MelbourneField hockeyMen’s competition
SilverNational team1960 RomeField hockeyMen’s competition
GoldNational team1964 TokyoField hockeyMen’s competition
BronzeNational team1968 MexicoField hockeyMen’s competition
BronzeNational team1972 MunichField hockeyMen’s competition
GoldNational team1980 MoscowField hockeyMen’s competition


India at Olympics

Shakshi Malik and PV Sindhu

We hope that the Indians perform much better in the coming Olympics because with a nation of 1.5 billion population the world expects more and more by its countrymen . And to mention we are proud of our to women athletes for breaking the shackles and earning a prestigious medal each for our country .

And to know more on India At Olympics- Click Here

Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry

Leave a Comment