India at Olympics: History of All Sports Played at Olympics by India

From their first Olympics in 1900 till 24th Olympics in 2016, Indians have qualified for 21 Sports. 8 Sports have earned India 26 medals so far, 11 of them coming from Hockey. India did not participate in four Olympics, first in the inaugural 1896 Games and then from 1904-1912. Olympics were not organized in 1916 due to first world War and then after 1936 till 1947 due to second World War. Before Independence, Indians represented in 6 sports, after that they represented ihttp://newschoupal.com/2016/07/31/india-at-olympics-history-of-all-sports-played-at-olympics-by-india/n 15 more Sports, with the latest Sports being Golf in 2016 Olympics. Check which Sports is represented by India from when and in how many Olympics, and which Sports earned India medals, in which years.

Indian History at Summer Olympics: Performances in Every Olympics
Indian Medals In Olympics: When and Who Got It!!

Sports Represented First time in Olympics by India
Click on links to view history of Indian performances in each Sports at all Olympics.

    1900: Athletics
    1920: Wrestling
    1924: Tennis
    1928: Hockey
    1932: Swimming
    1936: Weightlifting
    1948: Boxing, Cycling, Football, Water Polo, Art Competitions
    1952: Gymnastics, Shooting
    1964: Diving
    1972: Sailing
    1980: Basketball, Equestrianism
    1988: Archery, Table Tennis
    1992: Judo, Badminton
    2000: Rowing
    2016: Golf

Medals By Sports

    11 Hockey
    4 Shooting, Wrestling
    2 Athletics, Boxing
    1 Weightlifting, Tennis, Badminton

Medals by Olympics

    6: 2012
    3: 2008
    2: 1900, 1952
    1: 1928-48, 1956-1972, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004

Maximum Representation of Sports in Olympics by India

    24: Athletics: 1920-2016
    20: Hockey: 1928-2016 (except 2008)
    19: Wrestling: 1920, 1936-1972, 1980-2016
    18: Weightlifting: 1936, 1948-2016 (except 2008)
    17: Shooting: 1952-2016
    14: Boxing: 1948, 1952, 1972-2016
    11: Swimming: 1932, 1948-56, 1988, 1996-2016
    9: Tennis: 1924, 1988-2016
    8: Table Tennis 1988-2016
    7: Archery (1988-1996, 2004-2016), Badminton, Judo: (1992-2016)
    6: Sailing 1972, 1984-1992, 2008, 2012
    5: Rowing 2000-2016
    4: Gymnastics: (1952, 1956, 1964, 2016), Football (1948-1960)
    3: Cycling: (1948, 1952, 1964), Equestrianism (1980, 1996, 2000)
    2: Water Polo 1948, 1952
    1: Diving (1964), Art Competitions (1948), Basketball (1980), Golf (2016)

List of Sports in Every Olympics by India

    1900: 1 Athletics
    1920: 2 Athletics, Wrestling
    1924: 2 Athletics, Tennis
    1928 2 Athletics, Hockey
    1932 3 Athletics, Hockey, Swimming
    1936 4 Athletics, Hockey, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1948: 10 Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Football, Hockey, Swimming, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Art Competitions
    1952: 11 Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Football, Gymnastics, Hockey, Shooting, Swimming, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1956: 8 Athletics, Football, Gymnastics, Hockey, Shooting, Swimming, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1960: 6 Athletics, Football, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1964: 8 Athletics, Cycling, Diving, Gymnastics, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1968: 5 Athletics, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1972: 7 Athletics, Boxing, Hockey, Sailing, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1976: 5 Athletics, Boxing, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting
    1980: 8 Athletics, Basketball, Boxing, Equestrianism, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1984: 7 Athletics, Boxing, Hockey, Sailing, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1988: 11 Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Hockey, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1992: 12 Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Hockey, Judo, Sailing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    1996: 13 Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Equestrianism, Hockey, Judo, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    2000: 13 Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Equestrianism, Hockey, Judo, Rowing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    2004: 14 Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Hockey, Judo, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    2008: 12 Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Judo, Rowing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Wrestling
    2012: 13 Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Hockey, Judo, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    2016: 15 Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Judo, Rowing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling

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