Sushil Kumar has not got the privilege of being the Flag bearer of India in London Olympics without reason. By the end of the London Games, he had become the greatest athlete India has ever produced in terms of Olympic medals. None of the Indian athlete has ever won two individual Olympic medals.
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On the final day of London Olympics the flag-bearer Sushil Kumar won silver and became the first Indian to win two individual medals in Olympics, following his Bronze medal in 2008 Olympics.
15 medals were to contest on Aug 12, the final day of the London Olympics 2012. With Narumi Kurosu of Japan crossing the finish line of the women’s Modern Pentathlon, Olympics 2012 concluded. All the events of 36 sports are over.
32 Golds on Aug 11, the penultimate day of the London Olympics. On a day where Russia again won the maximum medals, USA is all set to lead the final medals tally tomorrow well ahead of China in the Gold tally on the penultimate day.
Brazil defended the Women’s Volleyball Olympic title in 2012, but could not emulate the feat of Soviet Union Volleyball Olympic history to win Men’s title too in the same Olympics. Russia won the Men’s title in 2012. Ana Fernandez of Cuba and Inna Ryskal of Soviet Union has won the competition maximum 4 times each. […]
Yogeshwar Dutt is the third medal winner wrestler from India in Olympics. After Sushil Kumar’s Bronze in 2008 Olympics, Dutt won in Men’s 60kg category at London Olympics 2012. Since last Olympics, he won Gold medals at Asian Games and Commonwealth Games in 2014. Here is the complete profile of rare Olympic medal winner for […]
Flag-bearer and 2008 Olympics Bronze medallist Sushil Kumar represents India on the final day of the Olympics on Aug 12. 2012 Olympics is the only one where on all day India has one or more athletes on field.
A successful day for India. Unexpected Bronze medal brought by Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt while Basanta Bahadur broke the national record and as expected Men’s Hockey team went down to all time low.
Germany defeat two-time champions Netherlands to win 4th Olympic Men’s Hockey title to become the second best in terms of win behind India’s 8 titles. Some decades ago, Hockey was synonymous to India, as Football is to Brazil in the World. Indian hockey dominance is the strongest and unmatched in any sports. Indian team ruled […]