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Who was the first Indian to win individual silver medal in Olympics and in which year?

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posted Jan 23, 2017 by anonymous

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Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav

KD Jadhav (Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav) was the first Indian to win an Olympic medal (silver) in individual sports - Wrestling - in 1952. Norman Pritchard participated from India in 1900 Olympics, however, he was from British parentage. Before KD Jadhav, India could only win medal in the team sport - Hockey.

answer Apr 18, 2017 by Raghav Choudhary