Best answer: Who became the first Indian to win two individual Olympic medals?

Who was the first Indian to win 2 Olympic medals?

The 27-year-old scripted history at the Tokyo Olympics; she became only the second Indian and the country’s first woman to win two Olympic medals. Sindhu won bronze after a straight-game win over the world no 9 He Bing Jiao of China in the badminton women’s singles third-place play-off.

Who was the second Indian to win two individual Olympic medals?

Badminton queen PV Sindhu became the first Indian woman and only the second Indian athlete – after Sushil Kumar – to win two individual Olympic medals.

Who was the first India to win individual medal in Olympic?

NEW DELHI: It was on this day, 13 years ago, when Abhinav Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal. Bindra had achieved the feat during the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 10 metre air rifle shooter was seen at the top of his craft.

Who won second medal for India?

Neeraj Chopra became only the second Indian individual Olympic champion. PV Sindhu won her second Olympic medal while the men’s hockey team won an Olympic medal after 41 years.

India’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics medal winners.

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Athlete Medal Event
Indian hockey team Bronze Men’s hockey
Bajrang Punia Bronze Men’s 65kg wrestling

Who was the first Indian woman to get an Olympic gold medal for India?

Nilima Ghose: The teenager who helped Indian women get off the blocks in Olympics. Nilima Ghose was only 17 when she became the first Indian woman to compete at an Olympic Games. She participated in the 100m sprint and 80m hurdles at Helsinki 1952.

Who was the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in the Olympics?

P. V. Sindhu became the first Indian women to win two Olympic medals.

List of medalists.

Name/Team Sakshi Malik
Games 2016 Rio de Janeiro
Sport Wrestling
Event Women’s freestyle 58 kg
Date 17 August 2016

Who won first individual Olympic medal?

The Indian men’s hockey team sealed their second of six consecutive gold medals on August 11, 1932 while Abhinav Bindra won India’s first individual Olympics gold on the same date at the 2008 Olympics.

How many medals won in Olympics 2021 list?

Till now, Indians won 7 medals in total. Two of these are Silver medals and three are bronze medals and one Gold medal.

Tokyo Olympics 2021 India Medal List.

Game Athlete Medal
Javelin throw Neeraj Chopra Gold
Wrestling (57 KG) Ravi Kumar Dahiya Silver
Weight Lifting (49 Kg Women) Mirabai Chanu Silver
Women’s Singles Badminton PV Sindhu Bronze