In which year India won most medals in Olympics?
The nation first sent a team to the Summer Olympic Games in 1920 and has participated in every Summer Games since then. India has also competed at several Winter Olympic Games beginning in 1964. Indian athletes have won 35 medals, all at the Summer Games.
How many gold India won in Olympics?
India has won 35 medals at the Olympics since the 1900 edition. Here’s a brief about each of the Indian Olympic winners. A two-medal haul on their debut kick-started India’s campaign at the Olympics. India has since won 35 medals across 24 Olympic Games – including golds, silvers and bronze.
Who won India’s first 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.
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.
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.