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Discussion :: Sports - Section 1 (Q.No.55)

55. 

How many gold medals have been won by India in the Olympics so far?

[A]. 4
[B]. 8
[C]. 9
[D]. 10

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

In the 2008 Games in Beijing, Abhinav Bindra became the first Indian to win gold in an individual event when he won the men's 10 meter air rifle competition. This was India's 9th gold medal in Olympic competition.

India has won eight gold medals in field hockey (1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964, 1980).


Ashok said: (Sep 8, 2016)  
Please give the names of the winners.

Niraj Singh said: (Nov 29, 2016)  
Indian athletes have won a total of 28 medals so far, all at the Summer Games. For a period of time, India national field hockey team was dominant in Olympic competition, winning eleven medals in twelve Olympics between 1920 and 1980. The run included 8 gold medals total and six successive gold medals from 1928-1956.

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