Jul 1948 - 14 Aug, 1948

India: Ranked 22

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

Name Medal Sports Discipline
Indian Men’s Hockey Team Gold  Gold Hockey Men’s Hockey

India’s first appearance at the Summer Olympic Games as an independent country was at the 1948 London Games. India sent its biggest ever contingent till now with 79 athletes to the London Games. An all men's Team India took part in 39 events across 10 sports discipline, also participating in 4 team events including Football, Water Polo, Cycling and Hockey. The Hockey team continued their Gold streak, defending their Champions title a record third time. The 1948 Olympians also include:

Name Sports Discipline
Eric Prabhakar Athletics Men’s 100M
Jim Vickers Athletics Men’s 110M
Sadhu Singh Athletics Men’s 10KM Walk & 50KM Walk
Chhota Singh Athletics Men's Marathon
Gurnam Singh Athletics Men's High Jump
Baldev Singh Athletics Men's Long Jump
Henry Rebello Athletics Men's Triple Jump
Nat Singh Somnath Athletics Men's Hammer Throw
Rabin Bhatta Boxing Men’s Flyweight
Babu Lall Boxing Men’s Bantamweight
Benoy Bose Boxing Men’s Featherweight
Gene Raymond Boxing Men’s Lightweight
Robert Cranston Boxing Men’s Welterweight
John Nuttall Boxing Men’s Middleweight
Mac Joachim Boxing Men’s Light heavyweight
Malcolm Havladar Cycling Men’s Cycling & Team Road Race
Raj Kumar Mehra Cycling Men’s Cycling & Team Road Race
Eruch Mistry Cycling Men’s Cycling & Team Road Race
Homi Powri Cycling Men’s Cycling & Team Road Race
Rusi Mulla Feroze Cycling Men’s Sprint
Rohinton Noble Cycling Men’s Time trial
Adi Havewala Cycling Men’s Team Pursuit
Jehangoo Amin Cycling Men’s Team Pursuit
Rohinton Noble Cycling Men’s Team Pursuit
Piloo Sarkari Cycling Men’s Team Pursuit
Indian Men's Football Team Football Men's Football
Sachin Nag Swimming Men's 100M Freestyle
Isaac Monsoor Swimming Men's 100M Freestyle
Dilip Mitra Swimming Men's 100M Freestyle
Bimal Chandra Swimming Men's 400M Freestyle,Men's 1500M Freestyle
Khamlillal Shah Swimming Men's 100M Backstroke
Prahtip Mitra Swimming Men's 100M Backstroke
Prafulla Mullick Swimming Men's 200M Breaststroke
Gora Seal Water Polo Men's Team
Samarendra Chatterjee Water Polo Men's Team
Ajoy Chatterjee Water Polo Men's Team
Suhas Chatterjee Water Polo Men's Team
Dwarkadas Mukharji Water Polo Men's Team
Durga Das Water Polo Men's Team
Jamini Dass Water Polo Men's Team
Sachin Nag Water Polo Men's Team
Isaac Monsoor Water Polo Men's Team
Jahan Ahir Water Polo Men's Team
K. D. Jadhav Wrestling Men's Under 52KG Freestyle
Nirmal Bose Wrestling Men's Under 57KG Freestyle
S. Suryavanshi Wrestling Men's Under 62KG Freestyle
Banta Singh Wrestling Men's Under 67KG Freestyle
A. Bhargava Wrestling Men's Under 73KG Freestyle
K. Roy Wrestling Men's Under 79KG Freestyle