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Indian Sportsmen

India is a country rich not only in culture and tradition but also packed with sports personalities. These sportsmen stamped their names in the pages of history of sports not only at a national but at an international level too. People have been excelling in the field of sports in India in different categories ranging from tennis to badminton to wrestling to chess. These people have brought laurels to the country and successfully made the country proud with their feats. India online gives you detailed information about the life and sports career of sportsmen in India. Know about sportsmen like Abhinav Bindra, Akhil Kumar, Anju Baby George and many.

Sportsmen in India

Abhinav Bindra: He is a well known Indian shooter. He is the first Indian to win an individual gold medal since the year 1980, when Indian had won the gold in hockey. He is the world and Olympic champion in the 10 meter air rifle event in the 2008 Olympic Games held in Beijing. Read More

Akhil Kumar: This Indian boxer has won many national as well as international awards in various boxing competitions. He started boxing at the age of 13. Akhil Kumar's first fight was in the school state level boxing in Haryana....Read More

Anju Bobby George: Anju Bobby George is an Indian athlete. She is the first Indian athlete ever to win a medal in a World Championship in athletics jumping. Anju Bobby George initially started her career with heptathlon,  but later on she began to concentrate on her jump events and went on to win the long jump medal in the 1996 Delhi Junior Asian Championship... Read More

Baichung Bhutia:
Nicknamed as the Sikkimese Sniper, Baichung Bhutia is an Indian footballer and a renowned sportsperson. He played as a striker and is considered as a torchbearer of Indian football in the international career... Read More

Chetan Anand Buradagunta: Chetan Anand Buradagunta is an ace Indian badminton player. He is considered as one of the best male badminton players in India after Prakash Padukone, Pullela Gopichand and Syed Modi. Chetan Anand became the National badminton Champion for the first time in the year 2004...Read More

Devendro Singh: An Indian boxer from Manipur, Laishram Devendro Singh competes in the light- flyweight division. Devendro Singh qualified for the Olympics 2012 in London by reaching the quarter finals of the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Baku. His qualification for the 2012 Olympics boxing was based on the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Individual Championships, World Amateur Boxing Championships 2011 and five Continental Olympic qualifying events... Read More

Dhanraj Pillay: He is a former captain of the Indian hockey team. He is a field hockey player from Pune who created magic with his skills on the hockey field. Such was his speed and agility on the field that made everyone watch him in awe...Read More

Dipankar Bhattacharjee: A star badminton player of Assam,  Dipankar Bhattacharjee has represented India in many occasions including the Barcelona and Atlanta Olympics. Dipankar Bhattacharjee's achievements have set him into a number of record books. He is the first Olympian from Assam apart from being the only senior National Badminton Champion from the North East till the year 2006... Read More

Dola Banerjee: She is an Indian sportswoman who competes in archery. She represented India in innumerable international arena and brought laurels to the country. Dola Banerjee was awarded with the Arjuna award by the Indian Government in the year 2005 and she is the second woman and first female archer to be honored with this honorary award for her contribution for the glory of the nation... Read More

Gagan Narang: He is an ace Indian shooter, especially in the field of Air rifle shooting. He is the first man from India to qualify for the London Olympics. It was in the year 2012 when Narang won the bronze medal in the summer Olympics with a final score...Read More

Jeev Milkha Singh: Son of legendary field sprinter Milkha Singh, Jeev Milkha Singh is an Indian professional golfer and has won laurels for the country. He is currently the highest ranked Indian golfer in the world and also the first to break into the top 100. Jeev Milkha Singh was awarded the prestigious Padma Shri award, India's fourth highest civilian award by the Indian Government in the year 2007... Read More

Jwala Gutta: She is a left handed Indian badminton player who has won the National Badminton championships thirteen times until 2010.  She is of mixed Indian and Chinese descent. Jwala Gutta has won the national Badminton Championships thirteen times until the year 2010. She is one of the best women's doubles badminton players India has produced in the recent years...Read More

Krishna Poonia: A national woman discus throw champion, Krishna Poonia was born on 5th May 1977 in Agroha in Hissar district of Haryana. She was awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award in the year 2010 by the Indian Government and the Padma Shri in the year 2011...Read More

Mary Kom: Mary Kom is an Indian boxer from Manipur. She is a popular sportsperson of Manipur who brought laurels to the state. She is the first women boxer from India to have won five times World Boxing Champion successively. On October 3, 2010, she bore the Queens Baton in its Opening Ceremony run in the stadium for the 2010 Commonwealth Games of Delhi...Read More

Milkha Singh: He is an Indian athlete. He is also known as Milky Singh and is also nicknamed as The Flying Sikh. This Sikh is the only Indian male to win athletics gold medal individually in the Commonwealth Games... Read More

Nameirakpam Kunjarani Devi: Nameirakpam Kunjarani Devi is an Indian weightlifter. She is a recipient of the Padmashree Award, Arjuna Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award etc. She has more than 50 international medals to her credit. Nameirakpam Kunjarani Devi was awarded the Padmashree in 2011. She has more than 50 international medals to her credit... Read More

Narsingh Pancham Yadav: He is an Indian wrestler who hails from Uttar Pradesh. Carving a name for himself in the history of wrestling not only in India but also at an International level, he has brought laurels to the country at different occasions and events. Narsingh Yadav has been honored with the Arjuna Award in the year 2012...Read More

Pankaj Advani: He is an Indian sportsperson. He is an ace billiards and snooker player who is considered as one of the best in India. He has won many titles and has been honored with many prestigious awards... Read More

P.T. Usha: Nicknamed the Payyoli Express, P.T. Usha is an Indian track and field athlete from the state of Kerala. She was born on 27th June, 1964 as Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha and later came to be known as P.T. Usha. Since the year 1979, P.T.Usha has been associated to athletics and since then there has been no looking back. She is known as the Queen of Indian track and field and is . Currently, she coaches young athletes in Kelara in a Coaching Academy... Read More

Pullela Gopichand: Pullela Gopichand is a renowned badminton player who is the second Indian after Prakash Padukone to win All England Open Badminton Championships 2001. Pullela Gopichand was awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award in the year 1999 by the Indian Government... Read More

Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: He is an ace Indian shooter who is first Indian to win a silver medal in the Olympics post-independence. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was awarded the Khel Ratna Award for the year 2004-2005. He was also awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award for the year 2003-2004. Rathore is also a recipient of the Padma Shri, a civilian award from the Indian Government... Read More

Shiva Thapa: Shiva Thapa is a boxer from Assam. He has won many medals for the country bringing laurels and is one of the youngest boxers of India to qualify for the Olympics. The Assam Government, the Sikkim Government and the Indian Olympic Association have awarded him with cash prizes in recognition of his accomplishments and contribution... Read More

Sushil Kumar: Kumar is an Indian World Champion wrestler who brought laurels to the country through his honorary achievements and successful victories at an international level. Sushil Kumar was awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award in the year 2005 and also awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award...Read More

Vijay Kumar: He is a sport shooter from India who brought honors to India in the Summer Olympics 2012. Olympic Gold quest is an initiative which supports Vijay Kumar in his field of work. Vijay Kumar was awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award in the year 2007... Read More

Yogeshwar Dutt: Yogeshwar Dutt is an Indian wrestler who brought laurels to the country through his honorary achievements and successful victories at an international level. Yogeshwar Dutt won the gold medal in the 2003 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship... Read More


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