What is one measly bronze when multiple countries win multiple golds at multiple Olympics? Well, from 1948-1992, that's straight 12 straight Olympics, it’s the only individual Olympics medal that we managed to win.
Still Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav who achieved that honour, by and large died an unsung hero. Whatever fame and recognition he got, he got after his death in 1984. It was only after 2000 that he got a posthumous Arjuna Award and had venues and centres named after him.