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QUIZ: How much do you know about Indians at the Olympics?

By LAXMI NEGI
April 16, 2020 10:36 IST
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IMAGE: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh, left, British double Olympic gold medalist Dame Kelly Holmes, second from left, Olympic bronze medallist and World champion weightlifter Karnam Malleswari, third from right, Olympic bronze medallist and champion wrestler, Sushil Kumar, second from right, and hockey ace Dilip Tirkey, right, at the launch of the Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay for the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games, outside Buckingham Palace, October 29, 2009 in London. Photograph: Shaun Curry - WPAPool/Getty Images
 

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo have been postponed because of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

If all goes well, the Games will now begin on July 23, 2021, almost exactly a year later than originally scheduled.

The postponement marks the first break in the four-year cycle for the Summer Olympics since the 1940 and 1944 Games were cancelled because of World War II.

For those who are longing for some sports action, here is Laxmi Negi's quiz about Indians at the Games since 2000.

Just click on the right option. Ready, steady, go!

 
1. What was India's final medals tally at the end of the 2000 Sydney Games?
1. 0 G 0 S 1 B
2. 0 G 1 S 0 B
3. 0 G 0 S 1 B
4. 0 G 1 S 1 B
  3. 0 G 0 S 1 B.
 
2. She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal. Her name?
1. PT Usha
2. Anju Bobby George
3. Karnam Malleswari
4. Mirabai Chanu
  3. Karnam Malleswari.
 
3. In which event did shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore claim silver in the 2004 Athens Olympics?
1. Double trap
2. 10m Air rifle
3. 10m pistol
4. 25 metre rapid fire pistol
  1. Double trap.
 
4. He was India's flag-bearer at the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony. His name please.
1. Leander Paes
2. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
3. Vijender Singh
4. Abhinav Bindra
  2. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.
 
5. Who is the first Indian to win an individual gold at the Olympics?
1. Milkha Singh
2. Vijender Singh
3. Manpreet Singh
4. Abhinav Bindra
  4. Abhinav Bindra.
 
6. How many medals did India win in the 2012 Olympics
1. 2
2. 8
3. 6
4. 4
  3. 6.
 
7. Who is the first and only Indian to compete in seven Olympics Games?
1. Leander Paes
2. Sushil Kumar
3. Gagan Narang
4. Gurbux Singh
  1. Leander Paes.
 
8. Who was India's flag-bearer at the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony?
1. Mary Kom
2. Sushil Kumar
3. Vijay Kumar
4. Abhinav Bindra
  2. Sushil Kumar.
 
9. Who was the first Indian medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympics?
1. Sakshi Malik
2. P V Sindhu
3. Dipa Karmakar
4. Saina Nehwal
  1. Sakshi Malik.
 
10. When was India's largest-ever delegation sent to the Olympics?
1. 2008
2. 2016 (117)
3. 2004
4. 2000
  2. 2016 (117).
 
  

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