Nigeria moved up to the 47th spot from the 65th spot on Saturday. India won its eighth medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with Chopra’s victory.
Only two medals had been won by India at the 2016 Rio Olympics. This represents a significant improvement over India’s previous Olympic performance.
India placed 67th on the list of medals in 2016. India’s last greatest result occurred at the 2012 London Olympics when the country won six medals, but even then, it was unsuccessful in winning the gold.
Abhinav Bindra won the gold for India at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, which was a very long time ago.
India Tokyo Olympics Medal Tally
India has so far taken home 7 medals from the Tokyo Olympics 2021. One Gold Medal, two Silver Medals, and four Bronze Medals are among the seven medals.
We’ll talk about the athletes who represented India and brought home gold from the Tokyo Olympics on this page. Neeraj Chopra, who won India’s first-ever gold medal in athletics at the Olympics, is one such athlete.
India last took home a gold medal at the Olympics in 2012. Following that, India was unable to win a gold medal, but Neeraj Chopra changed that for India at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. He was India’s Olympic gold medalist.
India’s adventure began when weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the nation’s first medal at the Olympics in Tokyo. In the women’s 49 kg division, she won silver. After the 2000 Sydney Olympics, India won weightlifting again, earning a second medal.
As the second Indian and the first woman in the nation to win two Olympic medals, she won the bronze medal in the women’s singles competition. India’s second medal was this one.
No one could surpass the incredible throw of 86.58 made by Naveen Chopra. He brought home a gold medal for India at the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, and Indians eagerly anticipated this day.
At the Tokyo Olympics, Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya, who is from a small town in Sonepat, Haryana, won a silver medal in the men’s 57 kg category. India now holds a total of four medals. After losing in the final, he was dissatisfied.
In boxing, she won a bronze medal. After Mary Kom (2012) and Vijender Singh (2008), Lovlina is the only other Indian boxer to have won an Olympic medal.
One of the best wrestlers in both India and the entire world is Bajrang Punia. He earned numerous Gold medals for India in a variety of competitions. This time, he returned from the Tokyo Olympics with India’s Bronze Medal.
Hockey for Men
After forty years of waiting, the Indian hockey team made Olympic history by earning a medal. India qualified for the Hockey Semifinal for the first time as well. For their efforts and first-ever qualification for the semifinals, the Indian Hockey Women’s team deserves praise.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
QUESTION 1: How many medals has India earned so far?
ANSWER: India has taken home 7 medals from the Olympics in Tokyo. It is India’s highest medal total in any Olympics.
QUESTION 2: India won how many gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021?
ANSWER: Neeraj Chopra, an Indian Jevelin thrower, earned the nation’s first and only gold medal on August 7, 2021.
QUESTION 3: What number of silver medals did India win in the Olympics in Tokyo?
ANSWER: This year, India earned two silver medals. One was written by Ravi Kumar Dahiya, and the other by Mirabai Chanu.
QUESTION 4: How many bronze medals did India take home from this year’s Olympics?
ANSWER: India took home four bronze medals. Bronze medalists from the Indian hockey team were Bajrang Punia, Lovlina Borogohain, and PV Sindhu.