Who is captain of Indian hockey team?
Who won the first gold medal in India?
However, Abhinav Bindra made history at Beijing 2008 by becoming the first Indian to win an individual gold medal. Bindra shot a near-perfect 10.8 in his final shot to be crowned the Olympic champion.
Who is the father of hockey game?
Sutherland was known in the 20th century as the “Father of Hockey” for his tireless work administering and promoting the game. The native of Kingston, Ontario, was born in 1870, three years after the birth of Canada as a nation.
How many gold medals Indian hockey team won in Olympics?
India has dominated the game of hockey with the maximum number of Olympic medals won by any country. With the Bronze medal victory by India in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics which came after a gap of 41 years, the blue team now leads the table with 12 medals in hockey, 8 of which are gold medals.
How many times India has won Olympics gold medal in hockey?
India’s hockey team is the most successful team ever in the Olympics, having won eight gold medals in 1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964 and 1980.
Who won 1952 Olympics hockey?
Canada, represented by the Edmonton Mercurys, won its sixth Olympic gold medal and 15th World Championship.
Ice hockey at the 1952 Winter Olympics.
|Goals scored||335 (9.05 per match)|
|Scoring leader(s)||Billy Gibson (19 points)|
|← 1951 or 1948 Olympics 1953 or 1956 Olympics →|