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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
Opening ceremony

Olympic gatecrasher was cast member

The woman who appeared in India's Olympic contingent in the opening ceremony was a cast member in the event, London 2012's Sebastian Coe has said.

16 Jan 13

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.

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

Thomas Stalker V Manoj Kumar Stalker defeats Kumar to reach quarters

Great Britain's boxing captain Tom Stalker defeats Manoj Kumar of India 20-16 in the light-welterweight Olympic competition.

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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