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.
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