Feb 14

History of Olympics in India

Published by indian at 2:23 pm under Hockey

India first participated in Olympic Games on 1900, with (Norman Pritchard) winning two medals in athletics. Firstly Indian nation sent a team to (1920) Summer Olympic Games & participated in every Summer Games since then. India competed at several Winter Olympic Games since 1964.


Indian athletes won a total of Twenty medals which are achieved mostly in the field of hockey. India’s men’s field hockey team was dominant in Olympic competition at that time, winning 11 medals in 12 Olympiads between 1928 and 1980, including 6 successive gold medals from .


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