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Independent India’s First Olympic Gold

As we celebrate India’s bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, here’s a look back at independent India’s first ever gold medal. In the 1948 Olympics, India won its first gold in men’s hockey—by defeating its former colonisers! #TBT

05/08/2021 10:31 AMupdated: 05/08/2021 10:34 AM
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  • Kabir S.
    16/12/2021 16:23

    at least someone remembered this one! -6th Dec 2021 was the 65th anniversary of India’s 1956 Olympic gold, -The GREATEST performance by ANY team at the Olympics -THE INVINCIBLES won Olympic gold scoring 38 & conceding NONE - tournament score (38-0) -the final was the 1st meeting at the Olympics between India & Pakistan - Played at the MCG ( Melbourne Cricket Ground) Ps- they have a plaque at the MCG commemorating this achievement but the don’t WANT to remember it even if they are spoon-fed. For anyone having an issue with my comment, my grandpa was part of both these teams.

  • Munawar K.
    30/08/2021 03:59

    Impossible

  • Faysal S.
    30/08/2021 03:03

    Radcliffe won gold for Great Britain on 16th of August 1947. Nobody could beat that record afterwards.

  • Menika D.
    26/08/2021 05:59

    We have to resurrect our position as world champions in Hockey and for sure, we can❤️ Jai Hind🇮🇳🇮🇳

  • Neelam S.
    13/08/2021 06:34

    The voice of commentator

  • Bobby R.
    12/08/2021 12:05

    Great

  • Vikram D.
    12/08/2021 08:54

    Our Golden days.

  • Sajjan R.
    11/08/2021 10:15

    Gold Medal Jeta olympic Sa Nata Kasa Tuta

  • Subir M.
    09/08/2021 18:42

    It's like Wahe Guru ji Fatah...

  • Ramneek S.
    09/08/2021 18:38

    🙏👍

  • Jay B.
    09/08/2021 17:27

    The Real Match ❤️

  • Barun K.
    09/08/2021 05:10

    আবার দিন আসছে, ব্রোঞ্জ পদক দিয়ে শুরু। এক এক করে সবাই পিছনে পড়ে যাবে। আমরা থাকবো সবার আগে। ✌️🥇✌️

  • Samrat P.
    08/08/2021 14:43

    ❤❤❤

  • Rajamani V.
    08/08/2021 10:35

    Brilliant field work,if India can rediscover this ,it will put India on the podium frequently.Admitted the nature of the game has changed, today it's brute force.No harm in trying.Bravo indian hockey and team

  • Tanzim Z.
    08/08/2021 10:24

    India upsets olympic games !! By winning a gold ..

  • Sidharth V.
    08/08/2021 04:38

    What a great commentary

  • Sujata B.
    08/08/2021 03:20

    Good news.👍👍👍

  • परमॆश्वरन् अ.
    08/08/2021 00:49

    ❤❤

  • Viren G.
    07/08/2021 17:34

    India should open IIS (Indian Institute of Sports) where best sportspersons of the country especially who win National Games should be trained for world level championships like Olympics

  • Atif K.
    07/08/2021 16:44

    By your count India has won just 5 hockey golds

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