Who was India’s first wrestler to win an Olympic medal?

Who was the first person from India to win Olympic medal in wrestling?

After Norman Pritchard who won two silver medals in athletics in 1900 under colonial India, Khashaba was the first individual athlete from independent India to win a medal at the Olympics.

K. D. Jadhav.

Personal information
Country India
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Freestyle
Coached by Rees Gardner

Who won Olympic medal for India in wrestling?

Last month, wrestlers contributed two medals to India’s Tokyo 2020 tally of seven medals — a silver for Ravi Kumar Dahiya and a bronze for Bajrang Punia. Success has also been achieved at the World Championships.

Who was the first Olympic winner?

First Modern Champion

On 6 April 1896, the American James Connolly won the triple jump to become the first Olympic champion in more than 1,500 years.

Who is India’s first woman?

List of First Women in India

Female Personality Year
Annie Besant 1917
Pandita Ramabai 1919
Sarojini Naidu 1925
Sarla Thakral 1936
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