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Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Wonderful Journey of Indian Sport Persons in 2012 London Olympic

Wonderful Success Journey of Indian Sport Heroes  in 2012 London Olympic,Who Make us Proud

Wonderful Journey of Indian Sport Persons  in 2012 London Olympic:

Although Indian Players  failed to achieve  Gold Medal like previous Beijing Olympic 2008 but London Olympic is most memorable Indian sport experience by Achieving highest number of medal ( Total 6: Silver 2 : Bronze 4) in the Olympic History. Indian Finishes 55 rank among the world in recent Olympic Game. Along with the great performance of the Indian Players  which help them to achieve medals in London Olympic 2012 ( Which I  discuss in detail below) some Indian players also marked with very poor performance in this Olympic Games 2012 caused loosing more medals. Hope Those Poor Performance(Given below) will recover in the next Olympic In Brazil (Rio De janeiro).

Poor Performance of Indian Player:

India Hockey Team Finishes Last after loosing all Games in Olympic

1) India Hockey Team Finishes Last after loosing all Games in Olympic.

Due to the arrogant and bad behavior of tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi with His most Famous and Successful double partner Leander Paes caused loosing of one sure medal from Men`s Doubles Tennis Category

2) Due to the arrogant and bad behavior of tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi with His most Famous and Successful double partner Leander Paes caused loosing of one sure medal from Men`s Doubles Tennis Category. Hope Next Time Mahesh will play with  his partner Leandar Paes for the shake of the Country.

Indian archery team (Paper Tiger)

3) Indian archery team (Both Men and Women) become Paper Tiger after very poor performance in all category of  archery  in London Olympic 2012.

None of the Men Boxer achieve medal in London Olympic 2012

4) None of the Men Boxer achieve medal in London Olympic 2012 and failed to stand in country`s expectation .

Great Success story of  Indian Six Sport Heroes however covered up Those above mentioned failures of Indian Players in London Olympics 2012. These success story will set a foundation of Inspiration for future Sports persons of India and We  Will hope for more Medals in Forthcoming Olympic Games.

Indian Six Sport Heroes in Lodon Olympic Games 2012

Sushil Kumar:

Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar (born May 26, 1983) is an Indian World Champion wrestler who won the gold medal in the 66 kg freestyle competition at the FILA 2010 World Wrestling Championships, a silver medal in the Men's 66kg Freestyle Wrestling event at the 2012 London Olympics and a bronze medal in the Men's 66kg Freestyle Wrestling event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which made him the first Indian to win back to back individual Olympic medals.Sushil Kumar competed against Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu of Japan in the London Olympics finals. Kumar defeated Leonid Spiridonov of Kazakhstan in the repechage round to win the bronze in Beijing Olympics. This was the second medal for India in wrestling, and the first since K D Jadhav's bronze medal at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. On July 2009, he received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - India's highest honour for sportspersons.

Sushil Kumar belongs to a Jat family who comes from the village Baprola near Najafgarh in South West Delhi. Kumar's father Diwan Singh was a DTC bus driver and mother Kamla Devi a housewife. He was inspired to take up wrestling by his cousin Sandeep and his father who was himself a pehlwan (wrestler). Sandeep quit wrestling as the family could only support one wrestler.With minimal funds and poor training facilities for wrestling in India, even for the 2008 Olympic team, his family made sure he obtained the necessary dietary supplements by sending him tinned milk, ghee and vegetables He is a vegetarian. Kumar is presently employed to the Indian Railways as Assistant Commercial Manager


Kumar started training at the Chhatrasal Stadium's akhada at the age of 14. Trained at the akhada by Indian pehlwans Yashvir and Ramphal, and later by Arjuna awardee Satpal and then at the Railways camp by coach Gyan Singh,Sushil endured tough training conditions which included sharing a mattress with a fellow wrestler and sharing a dormitory with twenty others. at the age of 18 he become state champ.

His first success came at the World Cadet Games in 1998 where he won the gold medal in his weight category. He followed this up with a gold in the Asian Junior Wrestling Championship in 2000.

Sushil Kumar

Moving out of the junior competition, Sushil Kumar won the bronze medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships in 2003 and followed that up with a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships. Sushil Kumar placed fourth in the World Championships in 2003, but this went largely unnoticed by the Indian media as he fared badly in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, in the 60 kg class placing 14th. He won gold medals at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in 2005 and 2007. He ranked seventh in the 2007 World Wrestling Championships and won a bronze medal in 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. He also qualified for 2012 Summer Olympics taking place at London and won a silver medal by defeating a wrestler from kazakistan.He became the firs Indian to win 2 Olympic medals. Sushil Kumar was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2006.

Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar (born 19 August 1985) is a sport shooter from India. He won the silver medal in the individual 25 metre rapid fire pistol event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Kumar hails from Barsar village of Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh and is presently a serving subedar in the Dogra Regiment (16th Battalion) Indian Army. Vijay Kumar is currently supported by the Olympic Gold Quest initiative. He has been posted at Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) Mhow since 2003 where he is being coached by the Russian Pavel Smirnov.


At the 2006 Commonwealth Games, he had won 2 gold medals, the individual 25 meter rapid fire pistol competition and the pairs competition in the same event together with Pemba Tamang. The same year, he won a bronze medal in the Asian Games despite actually finishing fourth because of a rule that prevented China from winning all three medals. The next year, he finished second at the Asian Championship in 25 metre center-fire pistol. He also won a silver medal at the 2009 ISSF World Cup Beijing in rapid fire pistol, where he was defeated by Keith Sanderson by 0.1 points. In the 2010 Commonwealth Games, held in the capital of his home country, he won 3 gold medals and one silver.

Giving a stupendous performance, Vijay Kumar won 3 gold medals and a silver medal in the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Vijay Kumar won the Silver Medal in the 25 m rapid fire pistol event at 2012 London Olympics.He finished with an average score of 9.767. Kumar has a score of 293 with 7 inner 10s in the first stage. Vijay's silver was the second medal for India at London 2012.

Mary Kom

Mary Kom

Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, (born 1 March 1983 in Manipur), also known as MC Mary Kom, Magnificent Mary or simply Mary Kom, is an Indian boxer.She is a five-time World Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships. She is the only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics, competing in the flyweight (51kg) category and winning the bronze medal.  She has also been ranked as No. 4 AIBA World Women's Ranking Flyweight category.

Early life and family

Mary was born in Kangathei, Manipur. Her parents, Mangte Tonpa Kom and Mangte Akham Kom, worked in jhum fields.  She completed her primary education from Loktak Christian Model High School, Moirang, up to her class VI standard and attended St. Xavier Catholic School, Moirang, up to class VIII. She then moved to Adimjati High School, Imphal, for her schooling for class IX and X, but could not pass her exam. She did not want to reappear for her exams so she quit her school and gave her examination from NIOS, Imphal and graduation from Churachandpur College.

Although she had a keen interest in athletics from childhood, it was the success of Dingko Singh that inspired her to become a boxer in 2000. She is married to K Onler Kom and has twin sons, Rechungvar and Khupneivar.


Her international debut was at the first AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship in the United States, where she won a silver medal in the 48 kg weight category. She followed this with a gold medal in the 45 kg class at the second AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship in Turkey in 2002.

In 2003, Kom won a gold medal in the 46 kg class - she would compete in this class for the next three years - at the Asian Women's Boxing Championship in India, and was awarded the national Arjuna Award for outstanding sporting achievement. In 2004, she won gold at the Women's Boxing World Cup in Norway, and in 2005 again won gold at the Asian Women's Boxing Championship in Taiwan and the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship in Russia. The following year, she won gold at the Venus Women's Box Cup in Denmark and the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship in India. Her victory in the World Championship was marred by illness; the final had to be suspended in the second round, with Kom leading 19-4.

Mary, a five-time world champion, had won several medals in the 46 and 48kg categories. She was forced to shift to this category and gain weight two years ago after the world body decided to allow women’s boxing in only three weight categories—the lowest one being 51kg.

The first Olympic round was held on 5 August 2012, with Kom defeating Karolina Michalczuk of Poland 19-14 in the third women's boxing match ever to be fought at the Olympics. In the quarter-final, the following day, she defeated Maroua Rahali of Tunisia with a score of 15-6. She faced Nicola Adams of UK in the semi-final on August 8, 2012 and lost the bout 6 points to 11. However, she stood third in the competition and garnered her first olympic Bronze medal.

Gagan Narang:

Gagan Narang

is an ace Indian shooter, especially in Air rifle shooting, supported by the Olympic Gold Quest. He was the first Indian to qualify for the London Olympics. He won the Bronze Medal in the Men's 10 m Air Rifle Event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London with a final score of 701.1 on 30 July 2012.

Early life and background

He was born in Chennai on 6th May 1983 and his ancestors belonged to Samalkha in Panipat district in Haryana. His grandfather then moved from Panipat to Hyderabad. His parents are Bhimsen Narang and Amarjit. Though Gagan Narang was born in Chennai, he was raised in Hyderabad. He touched the gun for the first time at his age of six for shooting down balloons at Chennai Marina Beach carnival.


Gagan Narang is a gold medalist in the Afro Asian games, 2003 in Hyderabad on October 26, 2003 in Men's 10m air rifle competition. He had won an air rifle gold medal at the World Cup 2006 and followed that event in April 2010.

In a pre-Olympic event in Hannover, Germany, Gagan shot a panis air rifle score higher than the world record, 704.3 as opposed to 703.1 set by Thomas Farnik of Austria in the World Cup 2006.

On November 4, 2008 he broke Austria's Thomas Farnik's record, set in the 2006 World Cup final in Granada, Spain. Gagan said his win was special because Barack Obama, who won the United States' Presidential election on same day, was a source of inspiration.Gagan Narang added 4 gold medals to the Indian tally at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. Gagan also clinched a silver medal in his pet event at the Asian Games 2010.

Gagan Narang won the bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event at the 2012 London Olympics with a total score of 701.1 becoming India's first medal winner at the 2012 games. Gagan was just behind the silver medallist Niccolo Campriani of Italy who scored 701.5, while the gold medallist Alin George Moldoveanu of Romania was at 702.1.

Yogeshwar Dutt:

Yogeshwar Dutt

He won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's 60kg Freestyle wrestling. He comes from Bhainswal village of Sonipat district, Haryana and his parents were teachers. He started wrestling from a very young age of 8 years. His inspiration was Balraj Pehlwan who was from his native village and he was trained under the guidance of coach Ramphal.


Yogeshwar Dutt won the Gold Medal in the 2003 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship. Yogeshwar had lost his father on August 3, 2006 just nine days before he boarded the flight to Doha for the Asian Games. He also sustained a knee injury, but despite all the emotional and physical trauma he managed to win the bronze in the 60 kilogram category at the 15th Asian Games at Doha.

At the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, Yogeshwar overcame a career-threatening knee injury to win the 60kg title. Yogeshwar, who went past Australian Farzad Tarash (6-0, 7-0), South African Marius Loots (7-1) and England's Sasha Madyarchyk (4-4, 8-0) on his way to the final, came up with an exceptionally skillful performance to win the gold for India.

At the Olympics he had lost to the Russian B Kudukhov 1-0, 2-0 and was knocked out from the pre-quaterfinal round. He got a chance to contest in the repechage rounds as Kudukhov reached the finals of the event.

In his first repechage round he went on to beat Franklin Gómez of Puerto Rico with a score of 1-0, 1-0. He had gotten lucky against his opponent, winning the toss on both the occasions to earn a clinch position. Yogeshwar then scored 7-5 to beat Mahmoud Masoud Esmaeilpour Jouybari with an aggregate of counted points 3-1 in Repechage Round 2.

Yogeshwar won a Bronze medal in the Men's freestyle 60 kg at the 2012 London Olympics. He had defeated North Korean Ri Jong-Myong in the bronze medal bout thus winning the fifth medal for Indian contingent at the London Olympics 2012.

Saina Nehwal:

Saina Nehwal

currently ranked 4 in the world by Badminton World Federation. Saina is the first Indian to win a medal in Badminton at the Olympics. She achieved this feat by winning the Bronze medal at the London Olympics 2012 on 4 August 2012. She is the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships. Saina was also the first Indian to win a Super Series tournament, by clinching the Indonesia Open with a victory over higher-ranked Chinese Wang Lin in Jakarta on June 21, 2009. Saina is supported by the Olympic Gold Quest.

Early Life:

Saina Nehwal was born in a Jat family  to Dr. Harvir Singh Nehwal and Usha Nehwal in the city of Hisar, Haryana and completed first few years of her schooling from Campus School. Harvir singh initially worked in CCS HAU and they then had their residence in the University Campus. He later shifted to Hyderabad & so Saina spent her growing years in Hyderabad, India. Her foray into the world of badminton was influenced by her father Dr. Harvir Singh, a scientist at the Directorate of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad and her mother Usha Nehwal, both of whom were former badminton champions in Haryana. She is the top ranked player (women) in Indian Badminton history.


Saina won her second career Super Series title by winning the Singapore Open title on June 20, 2010. She completed a hat-trick in the same year by winning the Indonesian Open on June 27, 2010. This win resulted in her rise to 3rd ranking and subsequently to No. 2. Later in the same year she also won Hong Kong Super Series on December 12, 2010. After experiencing a poor 2011 season, Saina become the first Indian singles player to reach the summit stage of year-ending Super Series Finals defeating two-time All England champion and former World No. 1 Tine Baun in the semi-finals, a feat she repeated in the quarterfinals in the London Olympics 2012. Though she lost in the semi-finals of London Olympics 2012 to Wang Yihan, she secured the bronze medal against Wang Xin. After Xin won the first game 21-18, Xin had to walk out of the match due to aggravation of her knee injury, thus making Saina the winner.

Previously coached by S. M. Arif, a Dronacharya Award winner, Saina is the reigning Indian national junior champion and is currently coached by Indonesian badminton legend Atik Jauhari since August 2008, with the former All England champion and national coach Pullela Gopichand being her mentor.

Wonderful Success Journey of Indian Sport Heroes  in 2012 London Olympic,Who Make us Proud

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