India’s most profitable version on the Olympic Video games was London 2012, when it returned residence with a haul of six medals, which included two silver medals and 4 bronze medals.
Vijay Kumar and Sushil Kumar introduced India its silvers in males’s 25 m speedy hearth pistol and males’s freestyle 66 kg respectively, whereas Mary Kom (ladies’s flyweight), Yogeshwar Dutt (males’s freestyle 60kg), Gagan Narang (males’s 10 m air rifle) and Saina Nehwal (ladies’s singles badminton) had been the bronze medallists.
At second place is the version which preceded London- the 2008 Video games in Beijing. This one would maintain a particular place in India’s Olympic historical past – even over the opposite editions – because the nation obtained its first-ever particular person gold medallist when Abhinav Bindra took high honours within the 10m Air Rifle class. There have been two different bronze medals in the identical version (wrestler Sushil Kumar within the 66kg class and boxer Vijender Singh within the 75kg class).
The 2016 Rio Olympics, the 1900 Paris Video games and the Helsinki Olympics in 1952 are available at joint third place, with two medals in each editions. Within the former, India received one silver and bronze medal and within the latter it received one gold and bronze medal.
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India has 28 medals in complete up to now in Olympic historical past (9 gold medals, seven silver medals and 12 bronze medals).
For the reason that Paris Olympics in 1900, India has gone medal-less solely in six editions of the Video games (Antwerp in 1920, Paris in 1924, Montreal in 1976, Los Angeles in 1984, Seoul in 1988 and Barcelona in 1992).
The longest India went and not using a medal was 12 years – from the Los Angeles Video games to the Barcelona version (1984-92).