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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

New Delhi

Population

1,200,000,000

Size

3,100,000km²

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

India profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Hindi

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 2 4
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 2
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0

Nicola Adams Boxer Adams seals at least silver

Great Britain's Nicola Adams secures at least a silver medal by reaching the final of the women's flyweight competition.

8 Aug 12

Mary Kom Mary Kom, India's golden hope

Boxer Mary Kom carries the hopes of her Indian state as the women's sport makes its Olympic debut

Li Xuerui China's Li wins badminton gold

Women's Singles

4 Aug 12

Li Xuerui beats compatriot and world champion Wang Yihan in the Olympic women's singles badminton final.

Errol Spence Boxer Spence back in after appeal

American welterweight Errol Spence is reinstated to the boxing tournament at the expense of Krishan Vikas.

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India at the Olympics

55 London 2012 ranking

50 Beijing 2008 ranking

1900 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Wrestling 0 1 1 RANK 10
Shooting 0 1 1 RANK 10
Boxing 0 0 1 RANK 16
View the London 2012 medal table for India