Who won Olympic gold medal for India in 2008?

Who won Olympic gold medal for India in 2008?

Abhinav Bindra

Medals Name Event
Gold Abhinav Bindra Men’s 10 m air rifle
Bronze Vijender Singh Middleweight 75 kg
Bronze Sushil Kumar Men’s freestyle 66 kg

Who won 3 gold medals for Great Britain at the 2008 Summer Olympics and was named 2008 BBC Sports Personality of the Year?

cyclist Chris Hoy
The outstanding individual achievement for a British athlete at the Games was when cyclist Chris Hoy became the first British athlete in 100 years to win three gold medals at a single Olympic Games.

What happened at the 2008 Olympics?

On 10 April 2008, China announced that it had foiled a plot against the games by Uyghur separatists in Xinjiang. According to the Chinese security ministry, separatists planned suicide bomb attacks on Chinese cities and kidnappings in Beijing to disrupt the Olympic Games.

Who held the Summer Olympic Games in 2008?

Beijing, China
2008 Summer Olympics

Emblem of the 2008 Summer Olympics
Host city Beijing, China
Events 302 in 28 sports (41 disciplines)
Opening 8 August
Closing 24 August

When did Geeta Phogat won gold medal?

Geeta Phogat – the elder of the two siblings – made history at the 2010 Commonwealth Games when she won the gold medal in the women’s 55kg category. It was the first gold medal by a female Indian wrestler at the Commonwealth Games.

Who won 1st Olympic medal for India?

The Indian men’s hockey team sealed their second of six consecutive gold medals on August 11, 1932 while Abhinav Bindra won India’s first individual Olympics gold on the same date at the 2008 Olympics.

How many Indian athletes participated in 31st Summer Olympics Brazil?

117 Indian athletes participated in Rio 2016, 63 men and 54 women, across 15 sports at the Games.

Who won the Olympics 2004?

United States
Russia finished third, (second in total medals), and also won the most bronze medals (38)….2004 Summer Olympics medal table.

2004 Summer Olympics medals
Location Athens, Greece
Most gold medals United States (36)
Most total medals United States (101)

Which country won Olympics in 2008?

Athletes from China won the most gold medals, with 48 gold medals. Athletes from the United States won the most total medals, with 112….2008 Summer Olympics medal table.

2008 Summer Olympics medals
Location Beijing, China
Most gold medals China (48)
Most total medals United States (112)

When was Olympics held in India?

In 1923, a provisional All India Olympic Committee was formed, and in February 1924, the All India Olympic Games (that later became the National Games of India) were held to select a team for the 1924 Summer Olympics.

Who won Beijing 2008?

Michael Phelps won his sixth Olympic event as he captured the gold in the 200-metre individual medley, breaking his own world record in the process. American gymnast Nastia Liukin won the gold in the women’s individual all-around competition.

Where were the 2004 and 2008 Olympics held?

The Games saw 10,625 athletes compete, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries, with 301 medal events in 28 different sports….2004 Summer Olympics.

Emblem of the 2004 Summer Olympics
Host city Athens, Greece
Stadium Olympic Stadium
Summer Beijing 2008 → Winter Turin 2006 → 2004 Summer Paralympics

Where did Great Britain compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics?

Great Britain, represented by the British Olympic Association (BOA), competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.

Where did India compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics?

India competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. India was represented by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

Who won a medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics?

List of 2008 Summer Olympics medal winners. Ryan Lochte (bronze), Michael Phelps (gold), and László Cseh (silver) show off the medals they earned from the men’s 400 metre individual medley.

How many cycling medals did Britain win at the 2004 Olympics?

Included were two reigning Olympic track cycling champions, Chris Hoy and Bradley Wiggins, plus a further two medal winners from 2004, as well as several reigning track world champions. Great Britain won fourteen cycling medals (eight gold, four silver and two bronze) in total to top the cycling medal table.