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

From their first Olympics in 1900 till 25th Olympics in 2020 (2021), Indians have qualified for 22 Sports. 8 Sports have earned India 29 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 ihttps://newschoupal.com/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 and Fencing (Bhavani Devi) in 2020. 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

    1. :

Athletics
1920

    1. :

Wrestling
1924

    1. :

Tennis
1928

    1. :

Hockey
1932

    1. :

Swimming
1936

    1. : Weightlifting

1948

    1. :

Boxing

    1. , Cycling,

Football

    1. , Water Polo, Art Competitions

1952

    1. :

Gymnastics

    1. ,

Shooting
1964

    1. : Diving

1972

    1. : Sailing

1980

    1. : Basketball, Equestrianism

1988

    1. :

Archery

    1. ,

Table Tennis
1992

    1. : Judo,

Badminton

    1. 2000:

Rowing
2016

    : Golf
    1. : 2020,
  • Fencing
  • Medals By Sports

      1. 11

    Hockey

      1. 4

    Shooting

      1. ,

    Wrestling

      1. 2

    Athletics

      1. ,

    Boxing

      1. 1 Weightlifting,

    Tennis

      1. ,

    Badminton

    Medals by Olympics

      1. 6: 2012

     

      1. 3: 2008

     

      1. 2: 1900, 1952

     

      1: 1928-48, 1956-1972, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004

    Maximum Representation of Sports in Olympics by India

      1. 24:

    Athletics

      1. : 1920-2016

     

      1. 20: Hockey: 1928-2016 (except 2008)

     

      1. 19:

    Wrestling

      1. : 1920, 1936-1972, 1980-2016

     

      1. 18: Weightlifting: 1936, 1948-2016 (except 2008)

     

      1. 17: Shooting: 1952-2016

     

      1. 14:

    Boxing

      1. : 1948, 1952, 1972-2016

     

      1. 11:

    Swimming

      1. : 1932, 1948-56, 1988, 1996-2016

     

      1. 9: Tennis: 1924, 1988-2016

     

      1. 8:

    Table Tennis

      1. 1988-2016

     

      1. 7:

    Archery

      1. (1988-1996, 2004-2016),

    Badminton

      1. , Judo: (1992-2016)

     

      1. 6: Sailing 1972, 1984-1992, 2008, 2012

     

      1. 5:

    Rowing

      1. 2000-2016

     

      1. 4:

    Gymnastics

      1. : (1952, 1956, 1964, 2016),

    Football

      1. (1948-1960)

     

      1. 3: Cycling: (1948, 1952, 1964), Equestrianism (1980, 1996, 2000)

     

      1. 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. : 1 Athletics

    1920

      1. : 2 Athletics, Wrestling

    1924

      1. : 2 Athletics, Tennis

    1928

      1. 2 Athletics, Hockey

    1932

      1. 3 Athletics, Hockey, Swimming

    1936

      1. 4 Athletics, Hockey, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1948

      1. : 10 Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Football, Hockey, Swimming, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Art Competitions

    1952

      1. : 11 Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Football, Gymnastics, Hockey, Shooting, Swimming, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1956

      1. : 8 Athletics, Football, Gymnastics, Hockey, Shooting, Swimming, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1960

      1. : 6 Athletics, Football, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1964

      1. : 8 Athletics, Cycling, Diving, Gymnastics, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1968

      1. : 5 Athletics, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1972

      1. : 7 Athletics, Boxing, Hockey, Sailing, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1976

      1. : 5 Athletics, Boxing, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting

    1980

      1. : 8 Athletics, Basketball, Boxing, Equestrianism, Hockey, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1984

      1. : 7 Athletics, Boxing, Hockey, Sailing, Shooting, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1988

      1. : 11 Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Hockey, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1992

      1. : 12 Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Hockey, Judo, Sailing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    1996

      1. : 13 Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Equestrianism, Hockey, Judo, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    2000

      1. : 13 Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Equestrianism, Hockey, Judo, Rowing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    2004

      1. : 14 Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Hockey, Judo, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling

    2008

      1. : 12 Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Judo, Rowing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Wrestling

    2012

      1. : 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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