Great achievements of India in sports (Part 2)

In this article, we continue to collect top great achievements about sports of India. Through some major events in sports, you can understand more about history and culture of India which has rich source about the human’s development.

3, the World Cup Hockey at Malaysia in 1975

This was the first time the Indian team reached the Championship in the biggest event about hockey. They won surprisingly by spectators and competitors, but the fact it was a deserved result for passion, hard-working and effort of all team.

In the semi-final, they were against Malaysian team who was the host. Their opponent was cheered up warmly by massive amount of fans. However, they overcame Malaysian team excellently to go the final match where they met the most potential team of World Cup event. It was Pakistan. The fact, Pakistan had a rich history about achievements and success in hockey while India had never reached any Championship.

Finally, Indian team could create new history for hockey when they won Pakistan. In this match, Pakistan was stronger to make a goal firstly. Then, under pressure and disappointed, Surjeet Singh made surprising when he could make a penalty corner to bring the tie for India. Then another hero- Wizard Dhyan Chan scored the second to decide winning of the match.

4, The IX Asian Games at New Delhi in 1982

The IX Asian Games in 1982 was established at New Delhi. This was highly appreciated because of professions in preparation and organization.

At this event, it attacked more than 5000 athletes includes sportsmen and women from many nations in the Asia.

Finally, Indian team reached 5th in the ranking with 55 medals: 13 golds, 19 silver and 25 bronze.

Great achievements of India in sports (Part 1)

India is a sport nation. People consider that athletes play an important role to create physical culture as well traditional belief for their nation. Because the glory of sport can be spreading to other positive thinking in their mindset and lifestyle. Therefore, the Indian respect all sports and all events they are present.

In this article, we will discover stories and achievements about sports in India. It’s a good way to understand more about this special country.

1, the Asian Games in 1951

After the Second World War, Asian countries became close, free and friendly each other. They co-operated in many fields to create strong Asia businesses, compared with other continents.

So, idea to establish some sport events to connect people closer. As a good result, the first Asian game was held in 1951 at New Delhi, India. India played the host country for this event, then opened other next games at Asia.

This event marked an important meaning in the cooperation about sports venture as well other fields in Asia. Finally, this event was successful as expectations and continues to be held in the current period.

2, Olympics in Helsinki 1952

Before the Second World War, Olympics was considered as the biggest sport event in the world. Therefore, receiving any medal in this festival was great and wonderful.

Shri Khashaba Jadhav represented India to join the wrestling game in 1948 and 1952. He was under pressure to bring victory for his nation.

As a good result, he was excellent in the Olympics 1952 at Helsinki to bring the bronze Medal. If he had a little extra luck, maybe he could go to the finals to pick up the golden medal. However, this achievement was surprising and happy for any India. Because this was the first time one Indian athlete can reach one medal in the Olympics.