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

Subscribe to Oneindia News

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. 

Olympics special site; Photo Gallery

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 SportYear, VenueMedal

Norman Pritchard (200m, 200m hurdles)

1900, Paris2 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 Rome1 Silver
Men's Hockey Team
1968 Mexico City, 1972 Munich 2 Bronze 
Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav (Wrestling, Men's freestyle Bantamweight)1952 Helsinki1 Bronze
Leander Paes (Tennis, Men's Singles)1996 Atlanta1 Bronze
Karnam Malleswari (Weightlifting, Women's 69 kg) 2000 Sydney 1 Bronze 
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (Shooting, Men's double trap) 2004 Athens1 Silver
Abhinav Bindra (Shooting, Men's 10 m Air Rifle) 2008 Beijing 1 Gold
Vijender Singh (Boxing, Men's 75 kg)2008 Beijing1 Bronze
Sushil Kumar Singh (Wrestling, Men's 66 kg Freestyle)2008 Beijing 1 Bronze 
Vijay Kumar (Shooting, Men's 25 Rapid Fire Pistol) 2012 London1 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
Total9 gold medals, 6 silver medals, 11 bronze medals26

OneIndia News

Please Wait while comments are loading...