Full list of Indian medal winners at Olympics (1900-2012)

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Bengaluru, Aug 3: India's performance at the Olympic games has never been upto the mark irrespective of the fact that they have the second largest population in the world. 

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Our journey at the Olympics started way back in 1900 and after 112 years and 30m Olympic games we have bagged 26 medals in total till date. ['India will win only 2 medals']

From left: Vijender Singh, Leander Paes and Abhinav Bindra

The 26 medals include 9 Gold Medals, 6 Silver Medals and 11 Bronze Medals. Out of the 9 golds, the Indian Hockey team had bagged 8 when they were a dominant side in world hockey.

Abhinav Bindra is the only Indian athlete to win a Gold medal in an individual category. Leander Paes is the only Indian Tennis player to win a Bronze medal in Singles event.

2012, London Olympics was India's best ever performance where they bagged 6 medals in total.

Here is the list of Indian athletes who have won Olympic medals over the years:

Name and Sport Year, Venue Medal

Norman Pritchard (200m, 200m hurdles)

1900, Paris 2 Silver
Men's Hockey Team

1928 Amsterdam, 1932 LA, 1936 Berlin, 1948 London, 1952 Helsinki, 1956 Melbourne, 1964 Tokyo, 1980 Moscow 

8 Gold
Men's Hockey Team
1960 Rome 1 Silver
Men's Hockey Team
1968 Mexico City, 1972 Munich  2 Bronze 
Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav (Wrestling, Men's freestyle Bantamweight) 1952 Helsinki 1 Bronze
Leander Paes (Tennis, Men's Singles) 1996 Atlanta 1 Bronze
Karnam Malleswari (Weightlifting, Women's 69 kg)  2000 Sydney  1 Bronze 
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (Shooting, Men's double trap)  2004 Athens 1 Silver
Abhinav Bindra (Shooting, Men's 10 m Air Rifle)  2008 Beijing  1 Gold
Vijender Singh (Boxing, Men's 75 kg) 2008 Beijing 1 Bronze
Sushil Kumar Singh (Wrestling, Men's 66 kg Freestyle) 2008 Beijing  1 Bronze 
Vijay Kumar (Shooting, Men's 25 Rapid Fire Pistol)  2012 London 1 Silver 
Sushil Kumar Singh (Wrestling, Men's 66 kg Freestyle) 2012 London  1 Silver 
Saina Nehwal (Badminton, Women's singles) 2012 London  1 Bronze 
Mary Kom (Boxing, Women's flyweight)  2012 London  1 Bronze 
Gagan Narang (Shooting, Men's 10m Air Rifle) 2012 London  1 Bronze 
Yogeshwar Dutt (Wrestling, Men's 60 kg Freestyle) 2012 London  1 Bronze
Total 9 gold medals, 6 silver medals, 11 bronze medals 26

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