Indian Men Hockey: Olympics Performances

Indian Men’s won the Olympics Gold medal from 1928-1956. After that they won again in 1964 and 1980. In between they finished at the podium. After 1980 they have failed to reach the podium. The glorious era of Olympic medals tally is replaced by consistent 7th-8th position finish. Here is the complete performance of Indian Men’s Hockey team at the Olympics.

All Matches of Indians at Summer Olympics

Indian Olympic Facts

    In 1908 and 1920, when first two Hockey events were played in Olympics India (British India) did not participate.
    1976 Olympics saw India finishing seventh with the introduction of turf.
    2008 is the black year of Indian Hockey as the Men’s team for the first time failed to qualify for the Olympics.
    In 2012 India finished last at 12th. Before that India’s worst finish is 8th position in 1996 and 2016 Olympics.

India’s Olympics Performance
*DNP= Did not participate, TBD: To be decided, DNQ: Did not qualify

Year Rank Year Rank
1908 DNP 1920 DNP
1928 1 1932 1
1936 1 1948 1
1952 1 1956 1
1960 2 1964 1
1968 3 1972 3
1976 7 1980 1
1984 5 1988 6
1992 7 1996 8
2000 7 2004 7
2008 DNQ 2012 12th
2016 8 2020 TBD
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