Summer Olympic Games 2020 History and Perfomannce of India
Representing the history and Performance of India in Olympic games from 1900 to 2016 and Updates about India
In the year 1900
India first participated in the Olympic games in the year 1900 with the first Indian athlete Name Norman Pritchard winning two silver medals in the Olympics and became the first Asian nation to win an Olympic and medal.
In the year 1920
India had first participated in the Summer Olympics in 1920 and sent Indian players to participate in the Olympic games and since 1920 India has participated in the Olympic games till now.
India has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games beginning in 1964.
Indian Athletes have won 29 medals in all the summer Olympics from the starting in which 9 gold,8 silver, and 12 bronze were Included. Indian Hockey team has shown very good performance in Olympic games they won 11 medals in 12 Olympic games between the year 1920 to 1980.
Total 9 Gold medals have been won by Indian Olympics Players and in that 6 successive gold medals from 1928-1956.
India firstly sent a team to the Summer Olympics in 1900 but did not complete it until 1920 because of lack of resources. In 1920 Dorabji Tata and governor of Bombay George Llyod helped India to securely participate and representing India at the international Olympic game’s council. India then sent a team in 1920 comprising four athletes, two wrestlers, and two managers Sohrab bhoot and A.H. A fyzee. So, in 1920 Indian Olympics was established on international platforms with the help of some founders of India like Dorabji Tata, H.C Buck, Guru Dutt Sondhi, and Bhupinder Singh of Patiala, and many more.
In 1923 Indian Olympic committee was formed and in Feb 1924 all the Olympic games became the national games of India.
This committee was formed to select a team for the Paris summer Olympic games. In Paris Olympic 7 athletes participated from India with the manager Harry Buck. That all 7 athletes are tennis players.
Indian Olympic Association Committee formed
In 1927 Indian Olympic committee transformed into the Indian Olympic association. Its main motive was the development of Indian sports promotion on the international level and choose the best cities for the Olympic games and sent selected national players to the summer Olympics games. In 1928 India sent 7 athletes to the summer Olympics with manager Sodhi.
Indian Hockey Federation Established in 1928
At this time India Hockey Federation had also been established and IHF sent its hockey team to the summer Olympics. After 1928 India had participated in many Olympics games and defeated many players of many countries like the USA, Netherlands, and Germany.
Summer Olympics After Independence In 1948
In 1948 when India was established as an independent country and the Indian Olympic Association had good outreach then India was able to send 50 sportspersons participating in many sports and representing India on the higher level each player selected by its sports federation. This team was headed by Chef-De-Mission.
Summer olympics After Independence Indian Players performance
Indian Hockey team won the gold medal in the 1948 summer Olympics. After becoming an independent nation, it was the first gold medal of India that was Pride of the Indian Public and for the country.
In the Year 1952
In 1952 the wrestler K.D. Jadhav won his first medal in Olympics. The Indian hockey team won 6 straight-line titles by defeating Pakistan in the summer Olympics.
In The Year 1976
In 1976 India did not win any medal and returned empty-handed. The first time since 1924. India won the last title in the 1980 summer Olympics. India did not win any medal in the next three summer Olympics after 1980.
In The Year 1996
In 1996 summer, Olympics held in Atlanta participated by Leander Paes won a bronze medal at the men’s singles tennis. This was the first Individual medal since 1952.
In The year 2000
In the 2000 Sydney Olympics karnam Malleswari, the two-time world champion won the bronze medal at the women’s 69 kg weightlifting.
In The Year 2004
In the year 2004 Rajya Vardhan Singh Rathore won the silver medal in men’s double trap shooting at Athens Olympics.
At The Year 2008
In 2008 Abhinav Bindra was the first individual to win the gold medal in the men’s 10-meter air rifle event at the Olympic games. In boxing, Vijender Singh won the first bronze medal for India in the middleweight category.
At The Year 2012
In 2012 Indian had participated with 83 players and won 6 medals for the country it was held in London.
Performance of Some Best Players in Olympic Games
Sushil Kumar became the first Indian player who won Multiple medals in Olympics. The first Badminton player who won a bronze medal in badminton was Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom was the first women athlete who won bronze in boxing in women’s flyweight.
At The Year 2016
In the 2016 Olympics,118 athletes participated in this session. Sakshi Malik became the first woman Indian player to win a bronze medal in the women’s wrestling 58kg category. The first and the youngest Indian women Player who won a silver medal in Badminton is P.V. Sindhu
Tokyo Olympic games Updates 2020
This is the 32nd Olympics game. The opening ceremony was conducted on 23rd July and from India, the flag carrier was Hockey Captain Manpreet Singh and Boxer Mary Com with pride.
Covid-19 Impact on Olympic
As you know, this Olympics was held in 2020 but due to covid-19 It was postponed to 2021 and now it has been started from 23rd July 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Motto and Duration of Olympic
It will take 16 days to complete all the games. The Motto of the Tokyo Olympics is ‘United by Emotion’,
Nations and Athletes
Total 205 nations are participating in the Tokyo Olympics,11326 athletes are representing their countries in many games,339 events will be held in 33 sports
Tokyo Olympic Mascot
The Olympic mascot name is MIRAITOWA has been designed with Indigo Blue color with Ichimastu pattern Both are the symbol of Japanese Culture and honorable tradition. Miraitowa is basically based on the Japanese word ‘CHAMATKAR’.
The Olympic Rings show “the Unity of 5 Continent” which together represent the Unity of all countries in one logo and the athletes around the world are competing in this event.
Performance of India in Tokyo Olympic games
In these Olympic games, Indian Players are showing great Performance and representing India on a very good level.
Total 127 Players are Participating from India. A weightlifting player Mirabaichanu got the silver medal in 49 kg weightlifting and it is her first silver medal and also the first medal for India. The silver medal was won by Mirabai Chanu on the date 24th of July.
Dominos has announced to offer her to give free pizza for a lifetime as an honor.
After losing the match of a semifinal game of Badminton PV Sindhu did not lose hope and win the bronze medal for India and this is the 2nd medal for India in the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Indian Hockey Team has broken the record of 49 years in the Olympics because after 49-year the Indian Hockey team has qualified for semifinal by win quarterfinal match but could not make their place in Final.
Finally, India has won the gold medal by Neeraj Chopra in Javelin throw and this is the first gold medal for India in Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya has Won a Silver Medal In Wrestling ( 57 kg ) and a Bronze medal has won by Bajrang Punia in Wrestling ( 65 KG )
The women’s hockey team of India has qualified for the semi-final In this Tokyo Olympics and They Lost In Semi-final but They Gave their Best Performance.
Mary Kom lost in her 16 rounds of the match but she is saying that she was not aware that she had lost her bout.
In boxing, lovlina Borgohain set her place into the boxing welterweight 69kg semifinal by which she has confirmed for a bronze medal for India.
So There are a total of 7 Medal Won by Indian Players In Tokyo Olympics 2021 In which Included Gold-1, Silver-2, And Bronze-3, and In this Tokyo Olympics, all Indian Players Gave their Best Performance.
Athletes Who are representing India in the Tokyo Olympic Games
Many Athletes are representing India in the Olympics from different states and cities in many games. Check the list below of the Indian players according to their games.
Atanu Das-Men’s recurve
Pravin Jadhav-Men’s recurve
Deepika Kumari-Men’s recurve
Tarundeep Rai-Men’s recurve
Bhawan Jat-women’s 20Km race walking
Avinash sable-Men’s 3000 Meter steeplechase
MP Jabir-Men’s 400m hurdles
Neeraj Chopra-Men’s javelin throw
Shivpal Singh-Men’s javelin throw
Annu Rani-Women’s Javelin throw
Sandeep Kumar-Men’s 20Km race walking
Murali Shreeshankar-Men’s long jump
Priyanka Goswami-women’s 20Km race walking
B Sai Praneeth-; Men’s single
P.V. Sindhu-Women’s single
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Men’s Doubles
Vikash Krishan(Men’s 69 kg)
Ashish Kumar-Men’s 75 kg
Pooja Rani -women’s 75 kg
Mary Kom-women’s 51 kg
Simranjit Kaur-Women’s 60 kg
Amit Panghal-Men’s 52 Kg
Satish Kumar-Men’s 91 Kg
Manish Kaushik-Men’s 63 Kg
Sushila devi Likmabam
Apurvi Chandela-10 M women’s Air Rifle
Divyansh Singh Panwar-10M men’s Air rifle
Deepak Kumar-10 M men’s Air rifle
Anjum Modgil-10M women’s Air rifle
Tejaswani Sawant-50M women’s rifle
Manu Bhaker-10M women’s air pistol
Chinki Yadav-25M women’s Pistol
Abhishek Verma-10M men’s air pistol
Mirabai Chanu-49 kg
Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina-Women’s Doubles
Sumit Nagal-Men’s Single
Seema Wisla-Women’s freestyle (50 Kg)
Vinesh Phogat-Women’s Freestyle (53 Kg)
Anshu Malik-Women’s Freestyle (57 Kg)
Bajrang Punia-Men’s Freestyle (65 kg)
Deepak Punia-Men’s freestyle (86 Kg)
Games in Which Indian Players are Participating in Tokyo Olympic 2021
There are Many Interesting Games in which India Players are Participating to compete with other players. AS you know Tokyo Olympics has started on 23 July and will end on 8 Aug. In between 23 July to 8 Aug Matches will be Organized for Different sports every day.
We will provide you with all the information regarding the Tokyo Olympic games in this Part of the Blog.
Which companies are sponsoring India in Tokyo Olympic Games
It has been announced by an Indian Olympics Association They Sign an agreement with three Big Sponsored who are Supporting Indian players in the Olympics financially has done his agreement with JSW Group Sports Foundation and Amul.
MPL Sports Foundation has been selected as a Principal Partners Of IOA. This Foundation stands for Mobile Premier League also sponsors the Indian Team Mpl sponsor official kit for the whole team.
MPL Sports Foundation is Sponsoring worth Rs. 8 Crore to the IOA in which also included Asian Games and commonwealth games sponsorship with Olympic games. This Sponsorship will be Due till 31st Dec next year.
JSW Group will sponsor re 1 crore, this support was confirmed by Chief executive of the JSW group Parth Jindal
JSW group Industry Located in Mumbai and works in Many Numbers of fields like steel, energy, infrastructure, and cement.
Jsw Group also supports Delhi capital in the Indian Premier League and also supports the Bengaluru fan club.
The JSW group supports athletes in athletics, Boxing and Wrestling.
Indian Dairy Company Amul has also provided sponsorship of re 1 crore to the IOA, the company had also provided Information to the IOA in the last Olympics which were held in Rio in 2016.