Your question: Who was the first Indian woman to win Olympic medal?

At the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, weightlifter Karnam Malleswari marked her place in Olympic and Indian sports history. As she lifted 110 kg in the “snatch” and 130 kg in the “clean and jerk” for a total of 240 kg, she took the bronze medal and became India’s first woman to win an Olympic medal.

Who was the first Indian to win a medal in Olympics?

ARTICLES. NEW DELHI: It was on this day, 13 years ago, when Abhinav Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal. Bindra had achieved the feat during the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 10 metre air rifle shooter was seen at the top of his craft.

Who was the first woman to win an Olympic medal?

P. V. Sindhu became the first Indian women to win two Olympic medals.

List of medalists.

Name/Team P. V. Sindhu
Games 2020 Tokyo
Sport Badminton
Event Women’s singles
Date 1 August 2021

Who is known as pocket dynamo?

Known as ‘Pocket Dynamo’, Indian wrestling legend Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav made the nation proud and achieved numerous successes in his illustrious career. He was India’s first athlete to win a Olympic bronze medal at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics.

Who was the 1st woman?

Many feminists see Lilith as not only the first woman but the first independent woman created. In the creation story she refuses to allow Adam to dominate her and flees the garden despite the consequences.

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Who won the Olympic medal in India?

Indian Olympic winners name list

Athlete Medal Event
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Silver Men’s double trap shooting
Abhinav Bindra Gold Men’s 10m air rifle shooting
Vijender Singh Bronze Men’s middleweight boxing
Sushil Kumar Bronze Men’s 66kg wrestling