India at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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India at the Olympic Games

Flag of India
IOC code  IND
NOC Indian Olympic Association
Website www.olympic.ind.in
At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Competitors 53 (52 men, 1 woman) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Gurbachan Singh Randhawa
Medals
Rank: 24
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
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India competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 53 competitors, 52 men and 1 woman, took part in 42 events in 8 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 200 metres

  • Heat — 21.19s

Men's marathon

  • Qualification Round — 2:29:27 (33rd place)

Men's marathon

  • Qualification Round — 2:37:05 (43rd place)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Qualification Round — 14:95 (26th place)

Men's long jump

  • Qualification Round — 6.76 (28th place)

Men's 4x100m Relay

  • Round 1 – 40.6
  • Semifinal – 40.5 (did not advance)

Cycling[edit]

Five cyclists represented India in 1964.

Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Hockey[edit]

Group B[edit]

Place Team Wins Ties Losses Points
1.  India (IND) 5 2 0 12 QS
2.  Spain (ESP) 4 3 0 11 QS
3.  Germany (EUA) 2 5 0 9 QC
4.  Netherlands (NED) 4 1 2 9 QC
5.  Malaysia (MAS) 2 2 3 6
6.  Belgium (BEL) 2 2 3 6
7.  Canada (CAN) 1 0 6 2
8.  Hong Kong (HKG) 0 1 6 1
  • India tied Spain 1-1
  • India tied United Team of Germany 1-1
  • India def. Netherlands 2-1
  • India def. Malaysia 3-1
  • India def. Belgium 2-0
  • India def. Canada 3-0
  • India def. Hong Kong 6-0
  • Spain tied United Team of Germany 1-1
  • Spain tied Netherlands 1-1
  • Spain def. Malaysia 3-0
  • Spain def. Belgium 3-0
  • Spain def. Canada 3-0
  • Spain def. Hong Kong 4-0
  • United Team of Germany def. Netherlands 1-0
  • United Team of Germany tied Malaysia 0-0
  • United Team of Germany tied Belgium 0-0
  • United Team of Germany def. Canada 5-1
  • United Team of Germany tied Hong Kong 1-1
  • Netherlands def. Malaysia 2-0
  • Netherlands def. Belgium 4-0
  • Netherlands def. Canada 5-0
  • Netherlands def. Hong Kong 7-0
  • Malaysia tied Belgium 3-3
  • Malaysia def. Canada 3-1
  • Malaysia def. Hong Kong 4-1
  • Belgium def. Canada 5-1
  • Belgium def. Hong Kong 2-0
  • Canada def. Hong Kong 2-1

Semifinals[edit]

The top two teams in each of the groups played in the 1st-4th semifinals, with the winner of each group playing the second-place team in the other group. The third and fourth team in each group played in the consolation semifinals

Round Winner Score Loser
Consolation  Kenya (KEN) 3-1  Netherlands (NED)
 Germany (EUA) 5-1  Japan (JPN)
Semifinals  Pakistan (PAK) 3-0  Spain (ESP)
 India (IND) 3-1  Australia (AUS)

Finals[edit]

The winners of the semifinals played for the gold and silver medals, while the losers played for the bronze medal and 4th place. The winners of the consolation semifinals played for 5th and 6th places.

Game Winner Score Loser
5th/6th  Germany (EUA) 3-0  Kenya (KEN)
Bronze medal  Australia (AUS) Bronze 3-2  Spain (ESP)
Gold medal  India (IND) Gold 1-0  Pakistan (PAK) Silver

Shooting[edit]

Men's Trap

  • Qualification Round — 186 (26th place)

Men's Trap

  • Qualification Round — 168 (49th place)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  2. ^ India Hockey at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games, Sports Reference