Who was the first person to win a gold medal in the Olympics?
In 1952, Josy Barthel won Luxembourg’s first ever official Olympic gold medal in a sporting event when he narrowly won the men’s 1500 meters. New ealander Victor Lindberg was part of the Osborne Swimming Club representing Great Britain which won gold in water polo in 1900.
Who won the womens hockey gold medal?
The U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team has medaled in all six Olympic appearances to date (gold – 1998, 2018; silver – 2002, 2010, 2014 and bronze – 2006). The U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team defeated Canada, 3-2, in a shootout to win the gold medal on Thursday, Feb. 22, in Gangneung, South Korea.
When did India won first gold medal in hockey?
At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, shooter Abhinav Bindra became the first individual Indian athlete to win gold while at the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, the legendary Indian hockey team led by Major Dhyan Chand cruised to a second consecutive title with a record 24-1 win over the United States.
Who won the first Olympic gold medal 2021?
India has already bagged a few medals in the Olympics and One Gold medal is won by Neeraj Chopra.
Tokyo Olympics 2021 India Medal List.
|Javelin throw||Neeraj Chopra||Gold|
|Wrestling (57 KG)||Ravi Kumar Dahiya||Silver|
|Weight Lifting (49 Kg Women)||Mirabai Chanu||Silver|
What happened February 22nd 1980?
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Feb. 22, 1980, the “Miracle on Ice” took place in Lake Placid, New York, as the United States Olympic hockey team upset the Soviets, 4-3. (The U.S. team went on to win the gold medal.)