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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.

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)

MedalistsEdit

AthleticsEdit

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

HockeyEdit

 
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   6'
Chand   26'53'55'65'
Gateley   ??'
Umpires:
P. Reinberg (GER)
M. Masip Ubis (ESP)

Gold Medal MatchEdit

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

ReferencesEdit