First in Sports

First in Sports

General Knowledge Study Material : First in Sports

We have compiled list of First in Sports in India. this article is helpful to improve your general knowledge

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  • First Golf Club in India is Royal Calcutta golf club
  • First Indian to Win individual godl medal at the olympics Abhinav bindra (Shooting)
  • First Woman Cricket Captain of India Shanta Rangaswamy
  • First Indian Chess Grandmaster is Vishwanathan Anand
  • First Indian Badminton player won All England Championsjhip is Prakash Padukone
  • First Indian Tennis player to win Grand slam tournament Mahesh Bhupathi
  • First Indian Cricket Capain C K Naidu
  • First Indian Woman Tennis player to win Grand slam Nirupama Vaidyanathan
  • First indian woman Tennis Juniors Grand slam winner Sania mirza
  • First Indian Woman Grand master Koneru Humpy
  • First Indian to swim english channel Mihir Sen
  • First Indian woman to swim English Channel Aarti Saha
  • First Indian Medal winner gymnastics at Commonwealth games Aashish Kumar
  • First Indian woman medal winner(Individual) at olympics Karanam Malleswari
  • First Youngest Indian test cricket captain Mansoor ali khan Pataudi
  • First Indian Woman gold medal winner in Asian games Kamaljit Sandhu
  • First RajivKhel ratna Award winner Vishwanathan Anand
  • First Woman to win Rajiv Khel Ratna Award Karanam Malleswari
  • First Formula I race driver india Narayan Karthikeyan
  • First Badminton player to win medal in olympics Saina Nehwal
  • First Individual Silver medal winner Rajyavardhan singh Rathore
  • First Medal winner in Wrestling Suhil Kumar(won Bronze medal in 2008 olympics and won Silver medal in 2012 olympics)
  • In India First Asian Games held in 1951
  • First Indian Woman boxer to win gold medal at Asian games Mary Kom
  • First Indian Male Boxer to win gold medal at Commonwealth games Mohammad ali qamar
  • First Indian Cricketer to score Triple century Vijay Hazare
  • First One day international Captain of Indian team Ajit Wadekar
  • First Indian Cricketer to make 10,000 runs in test cricket Sunil Gavaskar
  • First cricket world cup won in year 1983
  • First Test cricket Hat trick is by Harbhajan singh
  • First Indian Cricketer to score Century in One day international Matches Kapil dev(175 against Zimbabwe in 1983 world cup)
  • First Indian Cricketer who took hat trick wickets in One day international matches Chetan sharma(Against Newzealand)
  • First Cricket stadium in India Eden gardens(Kolkata)
  • First Indian Cricketer to score century in Test Cricket Lala Amarnath
  • First Indian Crickter to score double century in Test Cricket Poly Umrigar
  • First Indian Cricket bowler to take 10 wickets in an innings Anil Kumble(Against Pakistan)
  • First Indian Cricketer to score century in T20 matches Suresh Raina
  • First Indian Cricket batsman to complete 10,000 runs in One day international matches Sachin Tendulkar
  • First Indian Batsman to score 50 centuries in Tesat cricket Sachin Tendulkar
  • First Indian Footballer who played overseas Mohammad Salim
  • First Indian footballer indcuted in the AFC hall of fame Baichung bhatia
  • First Badminton player awarded with Yudhvir award Saina Nehwal
  • First Indian Woman to win Olympic Silver medal P V Sindhu


Objective Questions :First in Sports

1.India won world cup cricket champioship first time in which year ?










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2.Gagan Narang won Bronze medal in which event in 2012 olympics ?










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3.Mihirsen associated with which sport ?








d)None of the above


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4.First Asian games held in India in which year ?










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5.Who is India’s first One  day international team captan ?


a)Kapil dev


b)Sunil Gavaskar


c)Ajit wadekar


d)Chetan Chauhan


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6.Karanam Malleswari associated with which sport ?


a)Weight lifting








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