Who has won the most Olympic medals?
Most number of Olympic medals won
Legendary former American swimmer Michael Phelps is the most successful male Olympian of all time with 28 Olympic medals. Incredibly, 23 of them are gold medals, which is also the record for most Olympic golds won by a male athlete.
Which state in India has most athletes?
Haryana has 31 athletes in the contingent, which is nearly 25% of the total, while Punjab has 19. Tamil Nadu has sent 11 athletes to Tokyo which is 8.7% of the contingent. This is followed by Kerala and Uttar Pradesh each with 8 athletes.
Which Olympic performance was best in India?
The Harayan-born athlete is now the second-ever individual gold medalist at the Olympic Games for Team India after Abhinav Bindra won for Shooting in 2008 Beijing. With that spectacular throw of 87.58 metres, India achieved its best performance at the Olympics, earning seven medals overall.