That was the 1948 Games in London. France defeated India, 2-1. to eliminate them from medal competition.
India's first medalist in Olympics is Norman Pritchard.
India defeated Pakistan in 1952 to win its first Cricket test series.
Greece was the country that started the olympics so they won in the first olympics.
India won first gold medal in 1928 summer olympics.
AUSTRIA was the first country to win the Olympics in swimming.
India has won 9 gold medals since the country first started participating in the Olympics in 1900. The country has won 8 gold medals in Field Hockey, and 1 gold medal in Shooting. India won its first gold medal at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics for Field Hockey. India's most recent gold medal was won at the 2008 China Olympics for Shooting.
Athens in 1896 was the first summer Olympics.