Olympic Medal Winners from India List

The Olympic Games are leading sports competitions to find out best talent across the world. Olympic games are played in every four years in which more than 200 countries take participate.  The International Olympic Committee organizes these Olympic Games. Many types of sports are played in Olympic as Tennis, Basketball, Golf, Track & field athletics, Ice hockey, Boxing, Swimming, Wrestling, etc. Last Olympic was held in RIO De Janerio, Brazil in 2016 while next 2020 Olympic will be held in Tokyo, Japan from 24th July. In this further article you will meet Olympic Medal Winners from India. There are so many players from India who have illuminated the name of their country in the Olympics as can see.

Olympic Medal Winners from India List

1. Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra basically belongs Dehradun, Uttarakhand known as a businessman, retired professional shooter. Abhinav was born on 28 September 1982 and complete their education (BBA) from Chandigarh University of Colorado. Abhinav is the only single player ever who won Gold Medal for India in 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing.

Abhinav Bindra: Indian Sport Shooter

2. P V Sindhu

P V Sindhu

P V Sindhu first Indian woman who bring silver medal for India in Rio Olympic 2016 in Badminton. In additions she had also won silver medal at 2017 BWF World Championship and currently stayed on no. 3 in the BWF World Ranking. P V Sindhu was born on 5 July 1995 in Hyderabad, Telangana and also known as Pusarla Venkata Sindhu which is her birth name.

P V Sindhu: Indian Badminton Player

3. Vijendra Kumar

Vijendra Kumar

Vijender Kumar is a boxing player from India who won Bronze Medal in 2008 Beijing Olympic games. Vijender Kumar basically belongs from Uttar Pradesh (UP) and complete his qualification from Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, Nalsar University of Law National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam. Vijender has also won Commonwealth Fellowship award in 2009-10.

Vijendra Kumar: Indian Boxer

4. K D Jadhav

K D Jadhav

K D Jadhav first Olympian from India who won Olympic Medal. K D Jadhav also known as Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav and Pocket Dynamo KD name. He was born on 15 January 1926 at Goleshwar, Karad, Satara, Maharashtra, India. He won bronze medal for India during Summer Olympics which was held in Helsinki in 1952. One more thing about K D Jadhav, He is the only Indian Olympic medalist who never received a Padma Award.

K D Jadhav: Indian Athlete

5. Karnam Malleswari

Karnam Malleswari

Karnam Malleswari also listed in the List of Olympic Medal Winners from India. She won Bronze Medal in Weightlifting during 2000 Sydney Olympic games. As well as, she became first women weightlifter who bring medal for India. Moreover, In 1995 Karnam Malleswari reputed with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and civilian Padma Shri award in 1999. She was born on 1st June 1975 at Amadalavalasa, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Karnam Malleswari: Indian Weightlifter

6. Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar’s full name is Sushil Kumar Solanki. He is an Indian freestyle wrestler who has won Gold Medal in CWG 2018 games in 74 Kg free style wrestling. 34 Years Old Sushil was born on 26 May 1983 in Baprola, Delhi, His father was a driver in MTNL Delhi and his mother is a housewife. Shushil Kumar has won silver medal in 2012 London Olympics. Moreover, he also won bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics 2008 and won World Title in 2010. Sushil is one of the single player who bring two individual medals in Olympics.

Sushil Kumar: Indian Wrestler

7. Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik is one of the single free style female wrestler who won bronze medal in the 58 kg category and become first Indian female wrestler who bring Medal in Olympic. As well as, she also won silver medal in 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth games. Moreover, Silver and Bronze win in Asian Championship in 60 Kg category. Sakshi was born on 3 September 1992 in Mokhra village, Rohtak district, Haryana, India. Her father was a bus conductor in Delhi Transport Corporation and mother was a supervisor at a local health clinic. Coachs Ishwar Dahiya, Kuldeep Malik, Kripa Shankar and Manjeet have trained Sakshi Malik. She is popular Indian freestyle wrestlers who won various medals for her country and made all of us proud.

Sakshi Malik: Indian Wrestler



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