Top 11 Most Famous Sports Athletes in India (Part 3)

Sania Mirza

Before Sania Mirza, there were some famous male players from India such as Vijay Amritraj, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupati. But no woman had ever named herself in the sport until Mirza entered the scene.

She achieved world number one in the women’s doubles category when she was paired with great tennis, Martina Hingis. Mirza has won many grand slam titles playing in mixed and mixed doubles and is one of the highest paid sports in India.

Pankaj Advani

Pankaj Advani is the 18th World Billiard and Snooker champion. He won his first world title at a young age of 18. He is the only one in the history of the game that has won both billiard and snooker IBSF World Titles as well as the World Professional Billiards Championship.

While mastering just one format of the game is hard enough, Advani has specialized in both billiard and billiard and has done it with confidence.

Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik made history during the 2016 Rio Olympics by becoming the first Indian female wrestler to win an Olympic medal, a bronze medal in the 58 kg category.

Professional wrestlers, like Malik and sisters Geeta and Babita Phogat, deserve credit for not having the courage to take part in a completely male sport (at least in India), but are proud by winning medals at sporting events like the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games.

Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra is the first Indian individual athlete to win a gold medal in Olympic games. He won the 10 meter Air Rifle event at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. India has not won a gold medal since the men’s hockey team won first prize at the 1980 Olympics.

Bindra is also a former world shooting champion and a gold medalist in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. His shooting career started early with Bindra becoming the youngest participant in the 1998 Commonwealth Games just 15 years old.

The best Indian players of all time have made the nation proud (Part 3)

Not only that, at 41 years, Paes also became the oldest man to win a Grand Slam event when he won the mixed crown at the 2015 Australian Open alongside Swiss player Martina Hingis.

Along with another illustrious Indian player Mahesh Bhupathi, Paes has a formidable reputation in the world of double tennis. Called The Indian Express, the couple have won a number of victories for India in many international tournaments.

Sania Mirza

If Leander Paes was the one who spread the revival of Indian tennis in modern times, it was Sania Mirza, who became the flag bearer of the Indian women’s tennis race.

The only Indian woman ever to win a Grand Slam event, and also the highest ranked among Indian players, Sania Mirza is forever a phenomenon. Her powerful backhand shots complement her fierce personality both on and off the pitch.

However, for some people who were asked to quit after only 8 years because after ‘no one married her, Mirza’s story is not only about passion and talent, but also humor and determination.

Mirza’s reputation as the most successful Indian tennis player ever made a good impression on her public image. One of the highest-paid and highest-performing athletes in the country, Mirza was the first of the country’s female players to have surpassed the millions of dollars in their careers.

Also a former world number one in pair, Mirza’s Grand Slam is equally decorated with six double and double titles. Mirza is also the first Indian woman to be seeded at a Grand Slam event at an Australian Open while winning the 2006 Wimbledon championship, Mirza’s leading seed has made her the first female player from the land. There is such a difference.

Mirza’s unprecedented array of victories and exploits on the international tennis court also won her acclaim and popularity. Her inspirational journey earned her the honor of being one of Asia’s XNXX heroes by Time magazine in October 50.

The UN Women Goodwill Ambassador in South Asia and one of The world’s most influential people of 2005 at 100, Mirza succeeds and asserts boundaries and boundaries, from a global citizen to an international player, many of Mirza’s achievements are unrivaled. The only woman on the list, Sania Mirza will definitely bring her strength!

Top 11 Most Famous Sports Athletes in India (Part 2)

Sachin Tendulkar

The most beloved sports player that India has ever seen is also called ‘Little Master’. Despite its short stature and soft-spokenness, on the cricket field, Sachin Tendulkar is a force to be reckoned with. No other cricketer has held so many batting records as he has.

Tendulkar not only won the hearts of fans but also the respect of colleagues. He entered the limelight when he was only 16 years old and for millions of Indians, Tendulkar was not only a hero, he was almost a messiah.

Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj is the captain of the Indian women’s cricket team. In a country where women’s cricket has very few players, Raj has shown a consistent commitment to the game despite all the odds. She is the highest female goalscorer in women’s international cricket and the only female cricketer to have more than 6,000 runs in an international day.

Raj led the Indian team to the finals at this year’s Women’s Cricket World Cup in England. Although they lost in the host country, Raj and their performance made the country stand up and take notice.

Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand, or Vishy, ​​as he is known as, is not only India’s greatest chess player but he is also considered one of the best in the world. He became the first chess grandmaster of India when he was only 20 years old.

In an intense battle, the five-time world champion lost his crown to Norwegian chess prodigy, Magnus Carlsen, in 2013. Anand was the first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, sports honor highest in India.

Mary Kom

Mary Kom is the most famous Indian boxer. Hailing from northeastern state of Manipur, Kom is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion. She won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics and a gold medal in the Asian Boxing Championships.

Coming from a modest foundation to achieve a lot, Kom has become an inspiration for aspiring sports across the country. In 2014, actor Priyanka Chopra played a boxer in a Bollywood film based on her life.