The first Indian woman to ever win an Olympic medal was Karnam Malleswari.
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.
India did not win a Gold Medal. If an Indian woman won a Gold Medal she must have played for a different country
Kamaljit Sandhu, 1982, Bangkok
No Indian woman won gold in weightlifting but Karnam Malleswari won a bronze medal in ladies light-heavyweight class weightlifting at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney.
Rian Ruben in 1912 Stockholm, Sweden
Kristi Yamaguchi was the first Asian woman to win the gold in any sport. She took the gold in 1992 in figure skating.
The first Indian woman player to win a four star badminton tournament was named Saina Nehawal. She won the bronze medal at the London Olympics in 2012.
The first Indian born woman to go into space was Kalpana Chawla. The first woman of Indian decent was Rakesh Sharma.
Karnam Malleswari won a bronze medal in women's 69 kg weightlifting at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney. She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal.