Even though few Olympians have won the medals and saved our skin with exemplary display, our expectations relies only on our lady luck rather that well focused approach to win the medal, keeping the finger crossed and hoping that one day we will show the world that we can lead the medal’s tally and see many stamps issued by department of Indian post on this subject
Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal in the men's 10m air rifle shooting event. In doing so, he won the first ever individual gold medal for Indian and the first medal in any event for India at the Games,
Sushil Kumar an Indian wrestler who won the bronze medal in the Men's 66kg Freestyle Wrestling event this was Second Olympic medal in Wrestling at the games.
Vijender Kumar won a bronze medal in the middleweight boxing category, having lost in the semifinals. This was India's first-ever Olympic medal in boxing at the games.
2000 Games :
India didn't win a medal but the Games are remembered for bringing Indian women athletes centre stage. P. T. Usha lost the bronze medal in 400 metre hurdles by one-hundredth of a second. Earlier in the Games, Shiny Abraham (Shiny Wilson) reached the semifinals of 800 metres with a then personal best of 2:04.69 seconds and became the first Indian woman to reach the semi-finals of an Olympic event.
Hari chand Hero of games in is maiden appearance in the marathon clocked 2.22.08 to finished 31st
1976 Games :
Edward Sequeira India Hero of the 1972 Games leading the last lap but finished 11th in 5000mts heats
Legendary Dhyan Chand the captain of India 1936 hockey team and only personality who found a place among the Indian stamps this is only stamps issuied by postal department on Olympic personality in the year 1980 after his death
Phadeppa Dareppa Chaugule is India's first Olympic marathon runner. He represented India in this game, and finished 19th with a timing of 2 hours 50 minutes 45.2 seconds. He hails from the town of Belgaum in Karnataka
Norman Gilbert Pritchard (also known as Norman Trevor) an athlete from India Pritchard was born in Calcutta to George Petersen Pritchard and Helen Maynard Pritchard, Pritchard was the first Indian athlete to participate in the Olympic Games and first athlete representing an Asian nation to win an Olympic medal. He won two silver medals in the 1900 Summer Olympics who went on to star in Hollywood and Broadway. He was of British descent and moved to England permanently in 1905.