How many medals did India win in 2008 Olympics?

India at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Competitors 67 in 12 sports
Flag bearer Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (opening) Vijender Singh (closing)
Medals Ranked 50th Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 2 Total 3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Who won gold medal in Olympics 2008?

American swimmer Michael Phelps won his 10th and 11th career Olympic gold medals—his fourth and fifth of the 2008 Games—to break the previous record of nine gold medals shared by Paavo Nurmi, Larisa Latynina, Mark Spitz, and Carl Lewis.

What is the rank of India in Olympics?

Which countries will come away with the most gold medals when all is said and done? Here are the top 5 countries (and ties) along with India’s tally in terms of medal count during the 2021 Tokyo Games.

Rank 34
Country India
Gold
Silver 1
Bronze

What do the 5 rings on the Olympic flag mean?

Based on a design first created by Pierre de Coubertin, the Olympic rings remain a global representation of the Olympic Movement and its activity. These five rings represent the five parts of the world now won over to the cause of olympism and ready to accept its fecund rivalries.

Who made the record of the fastest runner in the Olympic 2008?

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt was dubbed “the fastest man alive” after winning three gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, and becoming the first man in Olympic history to win both the 100- and 200-meter races in record times.

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