Which Indian hockey player holds the record in Olympics?

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Country India
Sport Field hockey
Event(s) Field Hockey Men’s team
Team India (International) Punjab State (National) Punjab Police (National) Punjab University (National)

What is India’s record in field hockey at the Summer Olympics?

Indian athletes have won 28 medals, all at the Summer Games. For a period of time, India national field hockey team was dominant in Olympic competition, winning eleven medals in twelve Olympics between 1920 and 1980. The run included 8 gold medals total and six successive gold medals from 1928–1956.

Who won the first Olympic medal in India?

Jadhav. After Norman Pritchard who won two silver medals in athletics in 1900 under colonial India, Khashaba was the first individual athlete from independent India to win a medal at the Olympics.

Who is known as God of hockey?

Dhyan Chand: The hockey wizard who had the world on his stick. With three Olympic gold medals, he was the poster boy of Indian hockey for decades. Dhyan Chand’s birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day in India.

Who won gold medal for India in Olympics?

New Delhi: India’s wrestler Priya Malik has won a gold medal for the country at the World Cadet Wrestling Championship, which is taking place in Budapest, Hungary on Sunday. Malik secured the Gold medal by beating Belarus rival Kseniya Patapovich 5-0 in the 73 kg weight category.

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Did India play barefoot 1948 Olympics?

The 1948 Olympics was also the first time that India played football in the Olympics, their first real test on the world football stage. Despite playing barefoot the Indian team impressed in the only match they played, losing 1-2 to France. The shoreline could have been different if India had not missed two penalties.

Who is No 1 captain in cricket?

Indian captain Virat Kohli became the first captain to win an ODI series in South Africa after a 5-1 victory in the series against South Africa. ICC also named Kohli as captain of the World Test XI and ODI XI in 2018. Besides his immense talent, he is also the highest-paid cricketer in the world right now.

Who is king in cricket?

Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian Cricket team and of the IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is regarded as the one of the best batsman in the world and is also known as the king of cricket.

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