Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, India has won 20 medals (9 gold, 4 silver, 7 bronze) in Olympic competition:
1) Norman Pritchard won silver in men's 200 meter dash and silver in men's 200 meter hurdles at the 1900 Games in Paris.
1) Vijender Kumar won bronze in men's boxing, 75 kg class, at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
1) The men's national team has won 11 medals in Olympic competition:
Gold - 1928, 1932, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964, 1980
Silver - 1960
Bronze - 1968, 1972
1) Abhinav Bindra won gold im men's 10 meter air rifle at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
2) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore won silver in men's double trap at the 2004 Games in Athens.
1) Leander Paes won bronze in men's singles at the 1996 Games in Atlanta.
1) Karnam Malleswari won bronze in women's 69 kg class at the 2000 Games in Sydney.
1) Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav won bronze in men's freestyle, bantamweight class, at the 1952 Games in Helsinki.
2) Sushil Kumar won bronze in men's freestyle, 66 kg class, at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
India have competed at 22 Summer Olympic Games to date winning a total of 20 medals, they have also competed at 7 Winter Olympics without yet winning a medal.
The 22 medalists have been:
# Norman Pritchard - silver - men's 200m - 1900 Paris # Norman Pritchard - silver - men's 200m hurdles - 1900 Paris # Indian National Team - gold - mens Field Hockey - 1928 Amsterdam # Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1932 Los Angeles
# Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1936 Berlin # Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1948 London
# Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1952 Helsinki
# Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav - bronze - wrestling - 1952 Helsinki # Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1956 Melbourne
# Indian National Team - silver- mens field hockey - 1960 Rome
# Indian National Team - gold- mens field hockey - 1964 Tokyo
# Indian National Team - bronze - mens field hockey - 1968 Mexico
# Indian National Team - bronze - mens field hockey - 1972 Munich # Indian National Team - gold - mens field hockey - 1980 Moscow
# Leander Paes - bronze - Mens singles tennis - 1996 Atlanta # Karnam Malleswari - bronze - womens weightlifting - 2000 Sydney # Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore - silver - mens shooting - 2004 Athens # Abhinav Bindra - gold - mean air rifle shooting - 2008 Beijing # Sushil Kumar - bronze - wrestling - 2008 Beijing # Vijender Kumar - bronze Mens boxing - 2008 Beijing
The first two medals are crediited to India by the IOC whereas the International committees credit the medals to Great Britain
Vijay Kumar in the Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol and Sushil Kumar in Wrestling for the Men's 66 kg freestyle event both won the a Silver Medal for India.
The Bronze Medals were won by Gagan Narang for Men's 10 m air rifle, Saina Nehwal in Women's singles Badminton, Mary Kom for Women's flyweight Boxing event and Yogeshwar Dutt for the Men's 60kg Freestyle Wrestling event
10 medals as total
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A Russian gymnast with 18 medals
Michael Phelps - 8 gold medals
One gold in 2008 olympicsOne silver in 2004 Olympics One bronze in 2008 Olympics
London is not a specific NOC (National Olympics Committee) - the number of medals won in the Olympics is counted by individual country. Great Britain won a total of 19 gold medals at the Olympics.
The 2010 Olympics was a year in which only the Winter Olympics took place. The Summer Olympics took place in 2008 and 2012. The United States won the most overall medals in the Winter Olympics of 2010, while Canada won the most Gold medals. Marit Bjorgen from Norway was the individual with the most overall medals in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
In the London Olympics she won gold medals in both the individual and team all-around competitions.
Medals are awards in six events ... Individual and Team Dressage, Individual and Team Eventing, and Individual and Team Jumping.
She has won three gold medals in the Olympics. One for 200 metre individual medley, another medal for 400 metre individual medley and a third medal for 4x 200m freestyle relay.
She won 2 Gold Medals in Women's Gymnastics in both the individual and team all-around competitions.
Michael Phelps won the most individual medals. I think China won the most medals for their country.