India at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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India at the
1928 Summer Olympics
British Raj Red Ensign.svg
Flag of India
IOC codeIND
NOCIndian Olympic Association
Websitewww.olympic.ind.in
in Amsterdam
Competitors21 in 2 sport
Medals
Ranked 24th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

India competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The men's field hockey team won the gold medal, beginning a streak that continued through the 1956 Games.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold India men's national field hockey team
Richard Allen Rex Norris
Dhyan Chand Broome Pinniger
Michael Gateley Michael Rocque
William Goodsir-Cullen Frederic Seaman
Leslie Hammond Ali Shaukat
Feroze Khan Jaipal Singh
Santosh Manglani Kher Singh Gill
George Marthins
Field hockey May 26

Athletics[edit]

Seven athletespresed India in 1928. Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
R. Burns 100 m Unknown 6 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 4 Did not advance
James Hall 200 m Unknown 4 Did not advance
400 m Unknown 2 Q Unknown 4 Q Did not advance
J. Murphy 800 m N/A Unknown 7 Did not advance
Gurbachan Singh 5000 m N/A Did not finish Did not advance
Chavan Singh 10000 m N/A Did not finish
S. Abdul Hamid 110 m hurdles Unknown 4 N/A Did not advance
400 m hurdles Unknown 6 N/A Did not advance
Men
Field Events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Dalip Singh Long Jump 6.45 37 Did not advance

Hockey[edit]

The Indian hockey team in a match, 1928 Amsterdam Summer Olympics.
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 India 4 4 0 0 26 0 +26 8
 Belgium 4 3 0 1 8 9 –1 6
 Denmark 4 2 0 2 5 8 –3 4
  Switzerland 4 1 0 3 2 11 –9 2
 Austria 4 0 0 4 1 14 –13 0
17 May 1928
India  6 – 0  Austria
Chand (3)
Marthins (2)
Shaukat (1)
Umpires:
Ch. Roux (FRA)
F. Schiff (NED)

18 May 1928
India  9 – 0  Belgium
Seaman (2)
Marthins (1)
Khan (5)
Chand (1)
Umpires:
W. Simon (GER)
T. Evekink (NED)

20 May 1928
India  5 – 0  Denmark
Marthins (1)
Chand (3)
Seaman (1)
Umpires:
R. Jassoy (GER)
J. Daubresse (FRA)

22 May 1928
India  6 – 0   Switzerland
Marthins Goal 6'
Chand Goal 26'53'55'65'
Gateley Goal ??'
Umpires:
P. Reinberg (GER)
M. Masip Ubis (ESP)

Gold Medal Match[edit]

26 May 1928
India  3 – 0  Netherlands
Chand (3)
Umpires:
W. Simon (GER), R. Liégeois (BEL)

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