Aug 2008 - 24 Aug, 2008

India: Ranked 50

3 Medals - Gold: 1,Silver: 0, Bronze: 2

Name Medal Sports Discipline
Abhinav Bindra Gold  Gold Shooting Men's 10M Air Rifle
Vijender Singh Bronze  Bronze Boxing Men's Middleweight
Sushil Kumar Bronze  Bronze Wrestling ?66 kg

India sent a contingent of 57 athletes to participate in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. India bagged 3 Medals, a Gold and two Bronze in three different sports. Abhinav Bindra won the Gold, India’s first individual Olympic Gold medal. Vijender Singh and Sushil Kumar won a Bronze each in Boxing and Wrestling. This was after a really long time that the Indian men’s hockey team had failed to qualify for the Games. The Beijing Olympians are:

Name Sports Discipline
Mangal Champia Archery Men's individual
Dola Banerjee Archery Women's individual
Bombayala Devi Archery Women's individual
Pranitha Vardhineni Archery Women's individual
Surendra Singh Athletics Men’s 10000M
Vikas Gowda Athletics Men’s Discus throw
Renjith Maheswary Athletics Men’s Triple jump
Mandeep Kaur Athletics Women’s 400M
Preeja Sreedharan Athletics Women’s 10000M
Sathi Geetha Athletics Women’s 4 × 400M Relay
Mandeep Kaur Athletics Women’s 4 × 400M Relay
Manjeet Kaur Athletics Women’s 4 × 400M Relay
Sini Jose Athletics Women’s 4 × 400M Relay
Chitra Soman Athletics Women’s 4 × 400M Relay
Anju Bobby George Athletics Women’s Long jump
Harwant Kaur Athletics Women’s Discus throw
Krishna Poonia Athletics Women’s Discus throw
Pramila Ganapathy Athletics Women’s Heptathlon
J.J. Shobha Athletics Women’s Heptathlon
Sishmita Singh Roy Athletics Women’s Heptathlon
Anup Sridhar Badminton Men's singles
Saina Nehwal Badminton Women's singles
Jitender Kumar Boxing Men's Flyweight
Akhil Kumar Boxing Men's Bantamweight
Anthresh Lalit Lakra Boxing Men's Featherweight
Dinesh Kumar Boxing Men's Light heavyweight
Khumujam Tombi Devi judo Women's Extra-Lightweight
Divya Tewar judo Women's Half-Heavyweight
Bajranglal Takhar Rowing Men's Single Sculls
Devender Kumar Rowing Men's Lightweight Double Sculls
Khandwal Rowing Men's Lightweight Double Sculls
Manjeet Singh Rowing Men's Lightweight Double Sculls
Nachhatar Singh Johal Sailing Mixed One Person Dinghy
Samaresh Jung Shooting Men’s 10M Air Pistol,Men’s 50M Free Pistol
Gagan Narang Shooting Men’s 10M Air Rifle,Men’s 50M Rifle Prone,Men’s 50M Rifle 3 positions
Sanjeev Rajput Shooting Men’s 50M Rifle 3 positions,Men’s 50Mrifle prone
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Shooting Men’s Double trap
Manavjit Singh Sandhu Shooting Men’s Trap
Mansher Singh Shooting Men’s Trap
Anjali Bhagwat Shooting Women’s 50M rifle 3 positions,Women’s 10M Air Rifle
Avneet Kaur Sidhu Shooting Women’s 50M rifle 3 positions,Women’s 10M Air Rifle
Virdhawal Khade Swimming Men’s 50M Freestyle,Men’s 100M Freestyle,Men’s 200M Freestyle
Rehan Poncha Swimming Men’s 200M Butterfly
Ankur Poseria Swimming Men’s 100M Butterfly
Sandeep Sejwal Swimming Men’s 100M Breaststroke,Men’s 200M Breaststroke
Achanta Sharath Kamal Table tennis Men's singles
Neha Aggarwal Table tennis Women's singles
Mahesh Bhupathi ,Leander Paes Tennis Men's doubles
Sania Mirza Tennis Women's singles
Sania Mirza , Sunitha Rao Tennis Women's doubles
Yogeshwar Dutt Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Freestyle
Rajiv Tomar Wrestling Men's Super-Heavyweight, Freestyle