Indian basketball at the Olympics. Heading into its first-ever Olympics at Moscow 1980, the Indian basketball team - led by Paramjit Singh - was upbeat of making an impression at the biggest stage. “ [It was] a lifetime opportunity,” Paramjit Singh told the FIBA website.
The first and last time India played basketball at the Olympics. X. Basketball has ceased to make a significant mark in India compared to other popular sports in the country. In recent days, Indian basketball remains out of discussions of major world tournaments, and India has been one of the weaker teams at the Asian level too.
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In India, basketball is a popular sport, with a multi-tiered professional club league system, as well as men's and women's national teams and also an international team. Indian basketball team made significant improvements during last couple of years. Basketball in India Manipal University Jaipur.
The India men's national basketball team represents India in international men's basketball. It is controlled by Basketball Federation of India. The team made significant improvements as the sports of basketball is becoming more popular. A 1936 founding member of FIBA Asia, India has one of Asia's longest basketball traditions.
India at the Olympics. India first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900, with a lone athlete Norman Pritchard winning two medals – both silver – in athletics and became the first Asian nation to win an Olympic medal. The nation first sent a team to the Summer Olympic Games in 1920 and has participated in every Summer Games since then.
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