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First in Sports in India:

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The first Indian to win an individual medal at the OlympicK D Jadhav in wrestling in 1952 Olympics at Helsinki
The first Indian to win a gold medal at the OlympicAbhinav Bindra
The first Indian Cricketer to score a triple centuryVirendra Sehwag
The first Indian Cricketer to take hat trick in Test CricketHarbhajan Singh
The first Indian to win the Wimbledon junior singles titleRamanathan Krishnan in 1954
The first Indian to achieve a career Grand Slam in mixed doublesMahesh Bhupathi
The first Indian Cricket Test matchat Lord's vs England in 1932
The first Indian Cricket Captain in TestC K Naidu in 1932
The first Indian Cricketer to score a centuryLala Amarnath in 1933
The first Indian Cricketer to take hat trick in One Day CricketChetan Sharma
The first Indian Formula 1 race driverNarain Karthikeyan
The first Indian Formula 1 teamForce India
The first Indian Batsman to complete 10000 runs in Test CricketSunil Gavaskar
The first Indian Batsman to complete 10000 runs in One Day CricketSachin Tendulkar
The first Indian world champion in BilliardsWilson Jones
The first Indian GrandmasterVishwanathan Anand
The first Indian to win the FIDE World Chess ChampionshipVishwanathan Anand
The first Indian to win the All England Badminton ChampionshipPrakash Padukone
The first Indian gymnast to win a medal at the Commonwealth GamesAshish Kumar
The first Indian woman Chess GrandmasterS Vijaylakshmi
First Olympic team medalGold in Hockey at 1928 Olympics at Amsterdam beating the Netherlands.
The first Indian to win an individual medal at the Olympic in British IndiaNorman Pritchard in 1900
Youngest Indian to win the Grandmaster titleParimarjan Negi (13 years 3 months and 22 days)
Youngest Captain of Indian Test Cricket teamMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
The first Indian to swim across the English ChannelMihir Sen
The first Indian woman to swim across the English ChannelArti Saha
The first woman in the world to swim across the seven seasBula Chaudhary
The first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Asian GamesKamaljit Sandhu
The first Indian woman to win a Grand Slam titleSania Mirza
The first Indian woman to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna AwardKarnam Malleswari
The first cricketer to be awarded the Arjuna AwardSalim Durrani
The first Indian woman to win the World Junior Badminton ChampionshipsSaina Nehwal
The first Indian to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna AwardVishwanathan Anand
The first Indian woman to win an individual medal at the OlympicKarnam Malleswari
The first Indian to win a Grand Slam titleMahesh Bhupathi (French Open mixed doubles in 1997)
The first Indian to win medals at two consecutive Olympic GamesSushil Kumar
The first Indian woman to win a medal in Boxing at Olympic GamesMary Kom
The first Indian woman to win a medal in Badminton at Olympic GamesSaina Nehwal
The first Indian to be a five time world boxing championMary Kom
The first Indian woman shooter to win gold medal in World Shooting ChampionshipTejaswani Sawant
The first Indian man to win medal in Boxing at Olympic GamesVijender Singh
The first Indian Cricket Captain in ODIAjit Wadekar