India First in Sports First Indian Sports Winners

India First in Sports First Indian Sports Winners

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First Olympic team medal Gold medal for Hockey – Summer Olympics Amsterdam, beating the Netherlands in 1928
Who swam the Enlish chnnel first  Mihir Sen
Who got First Olympic individual medal Norman Pritchard, 1900  (British India)
Asian Games organised First at  Delhi (1951)
First Women to swim across the English Channel  Mihir Sen, 1958
First Formula I team  Force India F1
First Test Cricket cricket hat-trick record  Harbhajan Singh created against Austrlia in March 2001
Which Batsman completed 10,000 runs in ODI Cricket Sachin Tendulkar ( he was the first batsman in the world)
Who won First Olympic individual medal K.D. Jadhav at the 1952 Summer Olympic Helsinki in wrestling  won the Bronze
 First Cricketer World Cup Championship Cricket World Cup 1983
 First Cricket tournament The Bombay Triangular Cricket tournament  (became the Bombay Quadrangular 1912-1936)
India’s First Cricket Captain CK Nayudu – Captain for England tour in 1932
First Batsman to complete 10,000 runs in Test Cricket  Sunil Gavaskar (first Batsman in the world to attain this credit)
First Cricketer to score 75 Test and ODI centuries Sachin Tendulkar
Who score a triple century in cricket Vijay Hazare
First Cricket Test Match  Against England at Lord’s June,25, 1932
First Cricketer to score a century  Lala Amarnath in 1933 against England in South Bombay
First Formula I race driver  Narain Karthikeyan
First A1 GP race victory  Narain Karthikeyan, Zhuhai, China, 2007
First Undisputed World Chess Champion  Viswanathan Anand in Sep 2007
First Chess Grandmaster  Viswanathan Anand in 1988,  18 years age
First FIDE World Chess Champion  Viswanathan Anand in Dec 2000
Grand Slam event  Sania Mirza in the Singles Category of the 2005 US Open
First Tennis Grand Slam title Mixed Doubles category- Mahesh Bhupati (partner-Rika Hiraki-Japan) 1997 French Open Tennis
First Tennis Grand Slam Junior title by a women  Sania Mirza-Doubles category (partner Alisa Kleybanova-Russia) 2003 Wimbledon Championships.
First Tennis Grand Slam Junior title  1990 Wimbledon Championship – Leander Paes – Singles category.
First Tennis Grand Slam win by a women  Nirupama Vaidyanathan beat Italian Gloria Pizzichini in the First round of 1998 Australian Open First Women in 4th round (higest as of 2008) of a tennis

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