India din’t manage to win a gold in Summer Olympics 2012 but has managed to win 6 medals – 2 silver and 4 bronze. This is the highest every number of medals to be won in a single year by India.
This time India finished 55th in medal tally. Last time in Beijing Olympics India stood 50th owing to a gold medal. Had we won a gold medal we would have stood some where in forties.
This year the Indian Olympic Association has sent a total of 83 athletes to compete in 13 sports!
Grappler Sushil Kumar and shooter Vijay Kumar fetched silver medals while five-time world champion M C Mary Kom, ace shuttler Saina Nehwal, shooter Gagan Narang and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt bagged bronze medals.
Congratulations to team India!