Frequent question: Who won India’s first Olympic medal in 1952?

Who won 1st Olympic medal for India?

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.

Who won the 1948 Olympics?

The most individual medals were won by Veikko Huhtanen of Finland, who took three golds, a silver and a bronze in men’s gymnastics.

1948 Summer Olympics.

Host city London, United Kingdom
Events 136 in 17 sports (23 disciplines)
Opening 29 July
Closing 14 August
Opened by King George VI

Who was the first ODI captain for India?

Here’s the complete list of India’s ODI skippers since India played their first ODI game in 1974 under Ajit Wadekar’s captaincy. The stylish left-hand batsman, Wadekar was India’s first-ever ODI captain. India under his leadership played their maiden ODI on July 13th in 1974 against England at Leeds.

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