Abhinav Bindra (10 metre air rifle).
Yes. Women's football will be the first event of the Olympics.
The first event competed at the Ancient Olympics was the stade race, a foot race of approximately 192 meters. The first event competed at the Modern Olympics was the 100 meter dash.
Léon Flameng won the 100 kilometer event, the first cycling event ever held at a modern Olympics, at the 1896 Games in Athens.
Karman Malleswari was the first Indian woman to win a bronze medal in the Olympics when she medalled in the Women's 69kg category in Weightlifting at the Sydney Olympics and she is still the only Indian Woman to medal at an Olympics.
The first event of the first Winter Olympics (1924) was the 500 meter speed skating race, won by US skater Charles Jewtraw.
it was ice hockey