India is a sport nation when they always express energy and passion for sport at the international competitions. Although they have not dominated all sports, the spirit for sports is admired and loved.
Here, we share some famous achievements of Indian sports through international events like the Olympics, World Cup so on.
7, Olympics 2008 in Beijing, China
The Olympics 2008 was a successful season of the Indian team when they had ever reached some outstanding titles.
Firstly, it was record of Shri Abhinav Bindra- a shooter. This was the first time he could spend one gold medal in the individual prize at a big event like the Olympics.
He defeated the no. shooter- Zhu Qinan who was from China when he was a winner for Athens 2004.
Although coming to the final match, he was less appreciated than his direct opponent. Finally, he overcame all challenges to go the winning. after this event, he was voted as the best shooter in a long time.
Besides it, Shri Sushil Kumar and Shri Vijender Kumar won two bronze medals. Furthermore, Vijender Kumar made history of running when he was the first Indian athlete to come in the semi-finals of one Olympics season. Finally, he reached the bronze medal at the middle-weight category.
Finally, India owned one gold and two bronze medals in one big sport festival.
8, The World Cup Cricket in 2011
The World Cup Cricket in 2011 was the most successful season of India team. This was the second time, this team could reach the gold medal, after defeating Sri Lanka in the final match.
It was during 28 years the Indian expected one winning from the national team because since the World Cup Cricket in 1996, they won the season in the first time, then they couldn’t reach any Champions more.
After winning the World Cup Cricket in 2011, they were one of two national team could own two titles in cricket history.