Sports in India, The Record List of First indian

Indian Sports - The Record List of First

  1. First Indian women to win a medal in Olympics Boxing – Mary Kom – 2012 Aug
  2. First Indian to win medal in Olympics Badminton – Sania Nehwal (bronze) – 2012 Aug
  3. First Indian gold medal winner in a rowing event in Asian games – Briji Lal Takhar in men’s single sculls rowing event of 16th Asian games in Guangzhou, China – 2010 Nov
  4. First Indian to be a five time world boxing champion – M.C.Mary Kom – 2010 Sep
  5. First Indian women shooter to win gold medal in world shooting championship – Tejaswini Swant – 2010 Aug
  6. First Indian to win a gold medal in world wrestling championship, He is also the First Indian to win Olympic (2008) and world Championship medals – sushil Kumar – 2010 Sep
  7. First women Chess Grandmaster of India – S.Vijayalakshmi – 2000
  8. First Indian women medal winner in Olympic – Karnam Malleswari, Bronze in weightlifting – Sydney 2000
  9. First Indian Olympic team to win medal – Gold for Hockey, at Amsterdam beating the Netherlands – 1928
  10. First Indian Olympic individual medal winner – K.D.Jadhav, Bronze in wrestling at Helsinki – 1952
  11. First Indian Cricket tournament – The Bombay Triangular (old name), now the Bombay Quadrangular – 1912
  12. First Indian Cricket Test match – at Lord’s against England (1932)
  13. First Indian Cricket Captain – C K Naidu, for the tour of England – 1932
  14. First Indian Cricketer to score a century – Lal Amarnath, against England at South Bombay – 1933
  15. First Indian Cricketer to score a triple century – Virender Sehwag, against Pakisthan at Multan – 2004
  16.  First Indian hat trick in Test Cricket – Harbhajen Singh-against Australia – 2001
  17. First Indian Tennis Grand Slam Title – Mahesh Bupathi, Partnering with Japanese Rika Hiraki, Mixed Doubles, French Open – 1997
  18. First Indian women to appear in an Olympic final – P.T.Usha, Los Angeles Olympics – 1984
  19. First Indian women to win a round at Grand Slam – Nirupama Vaidiyanathan, beat Italian Gloria Pizzichini in the first round of the Australian Open – 1998
  20. First Indian women to win an individual Gold medal in Asian games – Kamaljit Sandhu, Bangkok, 400m – 1970
  21. First Indian - win an individual Olympic gold medal – Abhinav Bindra – 2008
  22. First Indian women in the third round (highest so far) of a Tennis Grand Slam event – Sania Mirzaa  (Singles category of the Australian Open) – 2005 Jan  
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