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Who is the first Indian to have won an individual Olympic gold medal?
1. Karnam Malleswari 
2. Abhinav Bindra 
3. Leander Paes
4. PV Sindhu 

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Abhinav Bindra 

The correct answer is Abhinav Bindra.

  • Abhinav Bindra collects the gold medal for India in the men's 10m air rifle shooting competition.
  • Bindra captures India's first individual gold medal in Shooting 10m Air Rifle Final Men - Beijing.

  • At the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, weightlifter Karnam Malleswari marked her place in Olympic and Indian sports history.
  • She took the bronze medal and became India’s first woman to win an Olympic medal.
  • Leander Paes is an Indian tennis player who was one of the most successful doubles players in tennis history,
    • With 8 career Grand Slam doubles titles and 10 career Grand Slam mixed doubles championships.
    • In 1996 when he took the men’s singles tennis bronze medal at the Atlanta Olympic Games, he became the first Indian athlete since 1952 to win an individual Olympic medal.
  • PV Sindhu is A 22-year old from Hyderabad who became a national hero when she won India's first medal at the Rio Olympics silver in women's singles & In 2000.
    • PV Sindhu was awarded Arjuna Award for her sport.

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