Who is the first Olympic gold medalist in India?

Who was the first Olympic gold medalist?

Summer Olympics

Edition Country Medalist
1908 London Norway (NOR) show Men’s 300 metre free rifle team
Russian Empire (RU1) Nikolai Panin
South Africa (RSA) Reggie Walker
Sweden (SWE) Oscar Swahn

Who won the first Olympic?

The United States won the most gold medals, 11, while host nation Greece won the most medals overall, 47. The highlight for the Greeks was the marathon victory by their compatriot Spyridon Louis.

1896 Summer Olympics.

Cover of the official report for the 1896 Summer Olympics
Host city Athens, Greece
Stadium Panathenaic Stadium
Paris 1900 →

When was the first gold medal?

The first time gold medals were awarded to Olympic champions was during the 1904 Olympic Games held in St. Louis, USA. Prior to this, gold had been considered too expensive, so the winner of an event had received a silver medal and the runner-up a bronze, while there was no medal at all for third place.

Who is the first runner in India?

Ram Singh Yadav

Personal information
Occupation Havildar (Indian Army)
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Marathon

How many gold India won in Olympics?

India has won 35 medals at the Olympics since the 1900 edition. Here’s a brief about each of the Indian Olympic winners. A two-medal haul on their debut kick-started India’s campaign at the Olympics. India has since won 35 medals across 24 Olympic Games – including golds, silvers and bronze.

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