With so much craze encompassing cricket, it's difficult to figure that hockey is the public game of India. Some time in past India ruled the worldwide hockey circuit and Dhyan Chand was at the focal point of every one of these victories. He helped India win three Olympic gold medals in 1928, 1932, and 1936. Nicknamed the 'Wizard' for his unprecedented objective scoring abilities, Dhyan Chand is as yet viewed as the best athlete to have ever played the game.
Milkha Singh, otherwise called the 'Flying Sikh', is the most renowned Indian runner and one of the principal donning symbols of the nation. Singh was the primary Indian competitor to win a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games. He won the top prize in the 400-meter rivalry in 1958. Singh was isolated from his family and stranded during the segment of India and Pakistan in 1947. During his time, he had however little assets to help himself as an athlete, which makes Singh's accomplishments significantly more commendable. He is said to have gotten baffled with life and considered turning into a dacoit yet joined the Indian Army all things being equal and brought trees for the nation.
The most darling sportsperson India has ever observed additionally passes by the name of 'Little Master'. Albeit short in height and mild-mannered, on the cricket pitch, Sachin Tendulkar was a powerhouse. No other cricketer has held so many batting records as he has. Tendulkar has procured his fans' worship as well as his associates' regard. He ventured into the spotlight when he was only 16 years of age and for a great many Indians, Tendulkar isn't only a saint, he's very nearly a saviour.
Mithali Raj is the chief of the Indian ladies' cricket crew. In a nation where ladies' cricket has not many takers, Raj has demonstrated an unflinching duty to the game in spite of all chances. She is the most elevated run-scorer in ladies' global cricket and the main female cricketer to get in excess of 6,000 runs in one-day internationals. Raj leads the Indian group to the finals in the Women's Cricket World Cup in England this year. Despite the fact that they lost to the host nation, Raj and her group's exhibition made the country stand up and pay heed.
Viswanathan Anand, or Vishy, as he is known, isn't just India's most prominent chess player yet he is likewise viewed as one of the absolute best on the planet. He turned into India's first chess grandmaster when he was scarcely 20 years of age. In a strongly faced conflict, the five-time World Champion lost his crown to Norwegian chess wonder, Magnus Carlsen, in 2013. Anand is the principal beneficiary of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the most elevated brandishing honour in India.
Mary Kom is the most renowned Indian female fighter. Hailing from the northeastern territory 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 Championship. Originating from a modest foundation to accomplishing so a lot, Kom has become a motivation yearning for sportswomen the nation over. In 2014, entertainer Priyanka Chopra played the fighter in a Bollywood film dependent on her life.
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