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Written By Easy Life on Friday, October 25, 2013 | 10/25/2013 12:40:00 PM

First Olympic team medalGold for Hockey at the 1928 Summer Olympics Amsterdam, beating the Nethherlands.
First Olympic individual medal (in British India)Norman Pritchard, 1900
First Olympic individual medalBronze by K.D. Jadhav for wrestling at the 1952 Summer Olympic Helsinki.
First Person to swim across the English ChannelMihir Sen,
First Women to swim across the English ChannelMihir Sen, 1958
First Formula I race driverNarain Karthikeyan
First Formula I teamForce India F1
First A1 GP race victoryNarain Karthikeyan, Zhuhai, China, 2007
First Asian Games organisedDelhi (1951)
First in CHESS
First Chess GrandmasterViswanathan Anand in 1988, at the age of 18
First FIDE World Chess ChampionViswanathan Anand in December 2000
First Undisputed World Chess ChampionViswanathan Anand in September 2007
First in TENNIS
First Tennis Grand Slam titleMahesh Bhupati (partnering with Japanese Rika Hiraki) in the Mixed Doubles category of the 1997 French Open
First Tennis Grand Slam win by a womenNirupama Vaidyanathan beat Italian Gloria Pizzichini in the First round of 1998 Australian Open First Women in 4th round (higest as of 2008) of a tennis
Grand Slam eventSania Mirza in the Singles Category of the 2005 US Open
First Tennis Grand Slam Junior titleLeander Paes in the Singles category of the 1990 Wimbledon Championship. He is also the only medal fetcher for India in the Atlanta Olympics. He won a bronze medal, the only medal that put India in the medal tally.
First Tennis Grand Slam Junior title by a womenSania Mirza (partnering with Russian Alisa Kleybanova) in the Doubles category of the 2003 Wimbledon Championships.
First in CRICKET
First Cricket tournamentThe Bombay Triangular which Later became the Bombay Quadrangular (1912-1936)
First Cricket Test MatchAgainst England at Lord's June,25, 1932
First Cricket CaptainCK Nayudu for the 1932 tour of England
First Cricketer to score a centuryLala Amarnath in 1933 against England in South Bombay
First Cricketer to score a triple centuryVijay Hazare
First Test Cricket cricket hat-trickHarbhajan Singh against Austrlia in March 2001
First Cricketer World Cup Championship WinAt the 1983 Cricket World Cup
First Batsman to complete 10,000 runs in Test CricketSunil Gavaskar (he was the first in the world to achieve this feat.)
First Batsman to complete 10,000 runs in ODI CricketSachin Tendulkar (he was the first in the world to achieve this feat.)
First Cricketer to score 75 Test and ODI centuriesSachin Tendulkar
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