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India’s medal tally in Olympics over the years

India’s medal tally in Olympics over the years

How many medals have India won in the Olympics? Let's look at India's medal tally in the Olympics over the years.

India’s Olympic journey began with a two-medal on their debut, kick-starting their campaign on the global stage. Since then, India has amassed a total of 35 medals across 24 Olympic Games, including a mix of gold, silver, and bronze.

India’s total medals in Olympics

AthleteMedalEventOlympics
Norman PritchardSilverMen’s 200mParis 1900
Norman PritchardSilverMen’s 200m hurdlesParis 1900
Indian hockey teamGoldMen’s hockeyAmsterdam 1928
Indian hockey teamGoldMen’s hockeyLos Angeles 1932
Indian hockey teamGoldMen’s hockeyBerlin 1936
Indian hockey teamGoldMen’s hockeyLondon 1948
Indian hockey teamGoldMen’s hockeyHelsinki 1952
KD JadhavBronzeMen’s bantamweight wrestlingHelsinki 1952
Indian hockey teamGoldMen’s hockeyMelbourne 1956
Indian hockey teamSilverMen’s hockeyRome 1960
Indian hockey teamGoldMen’s hockeyTokyo 1964
Indian hockey teamBronzeMen’s hockeyMexico City 1968
Indian hockey teamBronzeMen’s hockeyMunich 1972
Indian hockey teamGoldMen’s hockeyMoscow 1980
Leander PaesBronzeMen’s singles tennisAtlanta 1996
Karnam MalleswariBronzeWomen’s 54kg weightliftingSydney 2000
Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreSilverMen’s double trap shootingAthens 2004
Abhinav BindraGoldMen’s 10m air rifle shootingBeijing 2008
Vijender SinghBronzeMen’s middleweight boxingBeijing 2008
Sushil KumarBronzeMen’s 66kg wrestlingBeijing 2008
Sushil KumarSilverMen’s 66kg wrestlingLondon 2012
Vijay KumarSilverMen’s 25m rapid pistol shootingLondon 2012
Saina NehwalBronzeWomen’s singles badmintonLondon 2012
Mary KomBronzeWomen’s flyweight boxingLondon 2012
Yogeshwar DuttBronzeMen’s 60kg wrestlingLondon 2012
Gagan NarangBronzeMen’s 10m air rifle shootingLondon 2012
PV SindhuSilverWomen’s singles badmintonRio 2016
Sakshi MalikBronzeWomen’s 58kg wrestlingRio 2016
Mirabai ChanuSilverWomen’s 49kg weightliftingTokyo 2020
Lovlina BorgohainBronzeWomen’s welterweight boxingTokyo 2020
PV SindhuBronzeWomen’s singles badmintonTokyo 2020
Ravi Kumar DahiyaSilverMen’s 57kg wrestlingTokyo 2020
Indian hockey teamBronzeMen’s hockeyTokyo 2020
Bajrang PuniaBronzeMen’s 65kg wrestlingTokyo 2020
Neeraj ChopraGoldMen’s javelin throwTokyo 2020

India’s total gold medals in Olympics

Neeraj Chopra, an Indian javelin thrower, is the most recent athlete to achieve success at this level. India has won eight team gold medals and ten individual gold medals at the Olympics. In shooting and athletics, there have been only two gold medal winners at the Summer Games.

India’s total silver medals in Olympics

Nine Indian athletes have clinched silver medals on the global stage. Norman Pritchard was the first sportsman to win silver for India. In Tokyo, Team India claimed two silver medals, won by Mirabai Chanu and PV Sindhu.

India’s total bronze medals in Olympics

In the history of Olympics, Indian atheletes have won 16 bronze medals.

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