In which team event did India win the bronze medal in the 1958 Asian Games?
Field hockey was contested for men only at the 1958 Asian Games in Tokyo, Japan between 25 May and 30 May 1958 with five teams participating in a round robin competition. Pakistan won the gold medal, India finished second with lower goal difference and South Korea won the bronze medal.
Who is Asian gold medalist in discus throw?
Athletics at the 2018 Asian Games – Men’s discus throw
|Men’s discus throw at the 2018 Asian Games|
|Competitors||11 from 10 nations|
|Ehsan Haddadi Iran Mustafa Kadhim Iraq Essa Al-Zenkawi Kuwait|
Which was the first Asian country to participate at the Olympic Games?
The first edition of the Asian Games was held in New Delhi in March 1951. The aftermath of the Second World War meant Japan were barred from the 1948 Olympics in London.
Which athlete was declared the fastest Asian at the first Asian Games held at Delhi in 1951?
A total of 489 athletes from 11 National Olympic Committees competed in 12 sports. Sachin Nag created history by becoming India’s first ever Asian Games gold medalist in 100m freestyle at 1951 Asian Games.
Which Indian Olympic sport man has never worked in the Indian Army?
MILKHA SINGH- ‘THE FLYING SIKH’ The legend of Milkha Singh has survived more than five decades and continues to be one of the most inspiring stories in Indian sports. For the record, the legendary athlete who was orphaned during the Partition riot, was introduced to the sport while serving in the Indian Army.
Who holds the javelin world record?
Jan Zelezny of the Czech Republic holds the current world record (with the redesigned javelin) of 98.48 metres. Four-time Olympic medallist Zelezny achieved the milestone in 1996.
Who was the fastest woman athlete of 2008 Beijing Olympics?
Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women’s 100 metres
|Women’s 100 metres at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad|
|Competitors||85 from 69 nations|
|Winning time||10.78 s|
|Shelly-Ann Fraser Jamaica Sherone Simpson Jamaica Kerron Stewart Jamaica|
Who is known as the father of modern Olympics?
Pierre de Coubertin
SAB 667 Olympism explores the greater theory of Olympic values in sports as portrayed in writings of Pierre de Coubertin, the father of the Modern Olympics.
Which was the first city to host the Olympics three times?
London held the 2012 Summer Olympics, becoming the first city to host the Olympic Games three times.
Who is known as Flying Sikh of India?
Known as the Flying Sikh by his admirers, Milkha Singh was an Indian track and field sprinter and is the only athlete to win a gold medal in the 400 metres race at the Asian Games as well as the Commonwealth Games. Singh’s time in the 1960 Olympics 400m final set a national record that stood for 40 years.
Who won the first Olympic medal in India?
The Indian men’s hockey team sealed their second of six consecutive gold medals on August 11, 1932 while Abhinav Bindra won India’s first individual Olympics gold on the same date at the 2008 Olympics.
What is Usain Bolt 400m time?
|400 Metres||45.28||05 MAY 2007|
|4×100 Metres Relay||36.84||11 AUG 2012|
|Medley Relay||1:46.59||25 JUL 2006|
|4×400 Metres Relay||3:01.10||24 APR 2004|
Where was the Asian Games held in 1958?
The 1958 Asian Games, officially the Third Asian Games (Japanese: 第3回アジア競技大会) and commonly known as Tokyo 1958, was a multi-sport event held in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 May to 1 June 1958. It was governed by the Asian Games Federation. A total of 1,820 athletes representing 20 Asian National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participated in the Games.
Where was the first Asian Games torch relay?
The tradition of torch relay, inspired by the Olympic Games, was introduced for the first time in the Asian Games in 1958. The relay officially began from the main venue of the Second Asian Games, Rizal Memorial Coliseum, in Manila, Philippines. In the host nation, Japan, it was relayed from Okinawa to Kyushu Island.
How many athletes participated in the Asian Games?
A total of 1,820 athletes representing 20 Asian National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participated in the Games. The program featured competitions in 13 different sports encompassing 97 events, including four non-Olympic sports, judo, table tennis, tennis and volleyball.
Where was the first edition of the Asian Games held?
The Asian Games is a multi-sport event, much like the Summer Olympics (albeit on a much smaller scale), with participation exclusively for Asian countries. The first edition was held in the capital city of India, New Delhi, in 1951, attracting 489 competitors from 11 nations.