1964 Olympics: India Back to Top in Hockey, Wins 7th Gold

India Men’s Hockey Team although not that impressive, still managed to get back the glory of being on top. They avenged 1960s loss to Pakistan in the final. After this 7th Gold medal, Indian struggle started in Hockey.

Indian Performance in Every Olympics
History of All Sports Played at Olympics by India
Indian Medals In Olympics: When and Who Got It!!

Olympics Statistics

    Venue: Tokyo, Japan
    Sports: 163 events in 19 sports
    Participating Nations: 93
    Athletes Participating: 5,151 (4,473 men, 678 women)

Indian Statistics

    India Ranking: No Medals
    Flag Bearer: Gurbachan Singh Randhawa (Hockey)
    Indian Team: 53 (52 men, 1 woman)
    Sports-India: Athletics, Cycling, Diving, Gymnastics, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling
    3rd: Milkha Singh, Gurbachan Singh Randhawa (Men’s 110 metres Hurdles)
    Female: Stephie D’Souza in Athletics


    Ken Powell Round 1 Men’s 100 metres, 200 metres
    Gurbachan Singh Randhawa 5th Men’s 110 metres Hurdles
    Balkrishan Akotkar 33rd Men’s Marathon
    Harbans Lal 43rd Men’s Marathon
    Amrit Pal Round 1 Men’s 400 metres Hurdles
    Anthony Coutinho, Makhan Singh, Ken Powell, Rajasekaran Pichaya: Men’s 4 × 100 metres Relay
    Makhan Singh, Amrit Pal, Ajmer Singh, Milkha Singh Men’s 4 × 400 metres Relay
    B. V. Satyanarayan Men’s Long Jump
    Labh Singh Men’s Triple Jump
    Stephie D’Souza Women’s 400 metres


    Amar Singh Billing: Men’s Sprint, Men’s 100 kilometres Team Time Trial, Men’s Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres
    Dalbir Singh Gill: Men’s 1,000 metres Time Trial, Men’s 100 kilometres Team Time Trial, Men’s Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres
    Chetan Singh Hari: Men’s 100 kilometres Team Time Trial, Men’s Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres
    Amar Singh Sokhi: Men’s Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men’s 100 kilometres Team Time Trial, Men’s Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres
    Suchha Singh: Men’s Sprint

Diving: 2 Men for 2 events

    Ansuya Prasad: 25th in Men’s Springboard
    Sohan Singh: 30th in Men’s Platform

Gymnastics: 6 Men for 8 events

    Team participated in all events: Bandu Bhosle, Vithal Karande, Trilok Singh, Jagmal More, Anant Ram, Darshan Mondal
    Men’s Individual All-Around, Men’s Team All-Around (18th), Men’s Floor Exercise, Men’s Horse Vault, Men’s Parallel Bars, Men’s Horizontal Bar, Men’s Rings, Men’s Pommelled Horse


    4th: Udham Singh
    3rd: Shankar Laxman,
    2nd: Hari Pal Kaushik, Prithipal Singh, Charanjit Singh, Gindi Singh, V. J. Peter, Mohinder Lal
    Others: Syed Mushtaq Ali, Bandu Patil, Darshan Singh, Dharam Singh, Gurbux Singh, Harbinder Singh, Jagjit Singh Kular


    Group B
    Drew Spain 1-1
    Drew Germany 1-1
    def. Netherlands 2-1
    def. Malaysia 3-1
    def. Belgium 2-0
    def. Canada 3-0
    def. Hong Kong 6-0
    Semis: Def Australia 3-1
    Final: Def Pak 1-0

Shooting: 2 Men in 1 event

    Karni Singh: 26th in Men’s Trap
    Devi Singh: 49th in Men’s Trap

Weightlifting: 2 Men in 2 events

    Laxmi Kanta Das: 13th in Men’s Featherweight
    Mohon Lal Ghosh: 14th in Men’s Bantamweight


    Malwa Singh (18 year): Men’s Flyweight, Greco-Roman and Men’s Flyweight, Freestyle
    Bishambar Singh: Men’s Bantamweight, Greco-Roman and Men’s Bantamweight, Freestyle
    Maruti Mane: Men’s Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men’s Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle
    Bandu Patil: Men’s Featherweight, Greco-Roman and Men’s Featherweight, Freestyle
    Ganpat Andhalkar: Men’s Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men’s Heavyweight, Freestyle
    Udey Chand: Men’s Lightweight, Freestyle
    Madho Singh: Men’s Welterweight, Freestyle
    Jit Singh: Men’s Middleweight, Freestyle

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