Who was the first Indian in independent India to have won a medal in an individual Olympic event ?

Oyo Q Quiz Question – Who was the first Indian in independent India to have won a medal in an individual Olympic event ?


Options:-

A. K D Jadhav

B. Prithipal Singh

C. Harishchandra Birajdar

D. Dhyanchand


Answer:-

The correct ANSWER is K D Jadhav


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Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav aka K D Jadhav was the first Indian in independent India to have won a medal in an individual Olympic event. Followed by Norman Pritchard who won two silver medals in athletics in 1900 under colonial India. In the years before K D Jadhav, India would only win gold medals in field hockey.

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