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Which of the following sportsmen was nicknamed the ‘pocket dynamo’?
1. Sushil Kumar
2. Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav
3. Limba Ram
4. David Warner 

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav

The correct answer is ​Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav.

  • Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav was an Indian athlete popularly known as ‘pocket dynamo’.

  • He was born in Goleshwar village in Satara, Maharashtra.
  • He won a bronze medal in 1952 Summer Olympics held at Helsinki.
  • Thus, he was the first athlete from independent India to win an individual medal in the Olympics.

  • He also played an active role in the Quit India Movement by providing shelter and a hiding place to the revolutionaries, circulating letters against the British.
  • He resolved to unfurl India’s tricolour flag in Olympics on Independence Day August 15, 1947.

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