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K. D. Jadhav

1926 - 1984

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Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav, (15 January 1926 – 14 August 1984) was an Indian freestyle wrestler. Best known for winning bronze medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He was the first athlete from independent India to win an individual medal in the Olympics.After Norman Pritchard who won two silver medals in athletics in 1900 under colonial India, Khashaba was the first individual athlete from independent India to win a medal at the Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of K. D. Jadhav has received more than 844,219 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. K. D. Jadhav is the 548th most popular athlete, the 547th most popular biography from India and the 4th most popular Indian Athlete.

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Among athletes, K. D. Jadhav ranks 548 out of 3,059Before him are George Larner, David Hall, Toivo Loukola, Leonid Spirin, Albert Gutterson, and Giancarlo Bergamini. After him are Luise Krüger, Abdon Pamich, Manfred Kokot, Isao Okano, Frank Wykoff, and Don Quarrie.

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Among people born in 1926, K. D. Jadhav ranks 327Before him are Bernhard Klodt, Lucien Sève, Joseíto, Metaksia Simonyan, John Gardner, and Giancarlo Bergamini. After him are Pedro Dellacha, Ken Olsen, David Malet Armstrong, Heikki Hasu, Clifford Husbands, and José Manuel Caballero. Among people deceased in 1984, K. D. Jadhav ranks 177Before him are Elizabeth Goudge, Byron Haskin, Ken Carpenter, Leopold Lindtberg, Martín Marculeta, and Toivo Loukola. After him are May McAvoy, Luke Kelly, Johnnie Parsons, Anders Haugen, Manuel Alonso Areizaga, and Víctor Avendaño.

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In India

Among people born in India, K. D. Jadhav ranks 547 out of 1,493Before him are Palden Thondup Namgyal (1923), Basawan (1560), Ali Akbar Khan (1922), Mamoni Raisom Goswami (1942), Hansa Jivraj Mehta (1897), and Abhijit Banerjee (1961). After him are Mohammad Ali Jauhar (1878), Krishna Prasad Bhattarai (1924), Launceston Elliot (1874), Shrilal Shukla (1925), Devika Rani (1908), and Asaf-ud-Daula (1748).

Among ATHLETES In India

Among athletes born in India, K. D. Jadhav ranks 4Before him are Charles Gmelin (1872), P. T. Usha (1964), and Fauja Singh (1911). After him are Launceston Elliot (1874), Godfrey Brown (1915), Udham Singh (1928), Balbir Singh Sr. (1923), Richard Allen (1902), Leslie Claudius (1927), Karnam Malleswari (1975), and Ajit Pal Singh (1947).