75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 1 - 1948 Olympics hockey gold

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 20 - Sachin Nag swimming gold at 1951 Asian Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 3 - 1952 India's first individual Olympic medal

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 2 - 1952 Olympics hockey gold

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 7 - Indian hockey team clinches gold at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 8 - Milkha Singh wins first individual gold for India at the Commonwealth Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 24 - Ramanathan Krishnan becomes first Indian to reach semifinal of a Grand Slam event at Wimbledon in 1960

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 16 - 1962 Asian Games football gold

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 9 - Indian hockey team clinches gold at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 17 - Kamaljit Sandhu wins 400m gold at 1970 Asian Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 74 - India’s first Test series win in West Indies

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 18 - T.C. Yohannan wins long jump gold at 1974 Asian Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 38 - 1978: Michael Ferreira becomes first player to surpass 1000 points barrier in National Billiards Championship

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 28 - March 23, 1980: Prakash Padukone wins All-England Championships

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 10 - Indian hockey team wins last gold at the 1980 Moscow Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 25 - Kapil Dev's India lifts the 1983 World Cup

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 43 - 1985: India trumps Pakistan to clinch World Championship of Cricket

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 19 - P.T. Usha at 1986 Asian Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 53 - 1986: Khajan Singh wins historic swimming silver at Asian Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 48 - 1987: Sunil Gavaskar becomes first batter to make 10,000 Test runs

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 40 - 1987: India’s dream Davis Cup run ends in final whitewash

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 44 - 1993: India wins historic Hero Cup at Eden Gardens

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 52 - 1996: Leander Paes wins bronze at Atlanta Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 33 - 1998: Shiva Keshavan becomes youngest person overall, first Indian to qualify for Olympics in luge

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

 75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 39 - 1998: Dingko Singh wins India’s first boxing gold in 16 years at Asian Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 55 -  February 7, 1999: Anil Kumble’s historic 10-wicket haul against Pakistan

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 34 - 1999: Lee-Hesh reach men’s doubles final of all four Grand Slams, win French Open and Wimbledon

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 11- Karnam Malleswari wins bronze at the 2000 Sydney Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 6 - 2000 Viswanathan Anand wins his first World C'Ship

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 29 - March 11, 2001: Pullela Gopichand wins All-England Championships

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 58- March 14, 2001: Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman’s 376-run partnership against Australia

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 27 - August 25, 2002: Anjali Bhagwat is the champion of champions

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 21 - Shiv Kapur's golf gold at 2002 Asian Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 26 - Anju Bobby George's historic bronze medal at the Athletics World Championships

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 12- Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore wins silver at the 2004 Athens Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 4 - 2005 Narain Karthikeyan makes F1 debut

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 37 - June 2, 2006: Geet Sethi becomes Billiards World Champion for the fifth time

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 22 - Jaspal Rana's shooting gold medals at 2006 Asian Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 41 - 2007: India beats Pakistan to win inaugural T20 World Cup

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 47 - 2008: The IPL is born

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 72 - Abhinav Bindra wins gold at Beijing Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 13- Sushil Kumar’s Olympic bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 14- Vijender Singh’s Olympic bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 45 - 2010: Sachin Tendulkar becomes first man to hit ODI double century

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 31: 2010: Ashish Kumar gives India its first medals in gymnastics at Asian Games, CWG

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 42 - 2011: India beats Sri Lanka to lift World Cup after 28 years

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 30 - August 14, 2011: Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa bag bronze at World Badminton Championships

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 15- Gagan Narang’s Olympic bronze medal at the 2012 London Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 59- August 3, 2012: Vijay Kumar wins silver in the 25m rapid fire pistol event at London Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 70- Saina Nehwal wins bronze at London Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 69- Mary Kom clinches bronze at London Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes. 

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 71 - Yogeshwar Dutt wins bronze at London Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 51 - 2016: Dipa Karmakar’s historic fourth-place finish in Rio Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 50 - August 17, 2016: Sakshi Malik wins bronze at Rio Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 73 - P.V. Sindhu wins bronze at Tokyo Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes. 

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 62- Bengaluru FC scripts history after reaching AFC Cup final

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 57 - April 14, 2018: Manika Batra wins India’s first table tennis gold in women’s singles at CWG 2018

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 23 - India's athletics gold rush at the 2018 Asian Games

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 49 - 2019: P.V. Sindhu wins Badminton World Championships

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 5 - 2019 Koneru Humpy wins World Rapid Chess title

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 35 - January 18, 2020: Sania Mirza wins 42nd WTA doubles title 15 months after childbirth

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 46 - 2021: Pant leads record-breaking chase as India beats Australia

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 54 - July 24, 2021: Mirabai Chanu wins India’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 64- Lovlina Borgohain wins boxing bronze at Tokyo Olympics 

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes. 

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 65- India team beats Germany to win men’s hockey Olympic bronze

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes. 

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 66- Ravi Dahiya wins wrestling silver at Tokyo Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes. 

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 67-August 6, 2021: So close, yet so far - Indian women’s hockey team finishes fourth in Tokyo Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes. 

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 75 - Neeraj Chopra wins historic gold at Tokyo Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 68- Bajrang Punia wins bronze on debut at Tokyo Olympics 

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes. 

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 63- Aditi Ashok finishes fourth at Tokyo Olympics 

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 32: 2021: Indian para-athletes make it big with 19 medals at Tokyo Paralympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 36 - September 21, 2021: Pankaj Advani wins 24th World title in Doha

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 56 - 25 April 2022: Sharath Kamal wins record tenth senior national title

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 60- May 15, 2022: India wins first Thomas Cup title

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 61- 19 May 2022: Boxer Nikhat Zareen becomes world champion

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.

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