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Indian Sports Personalities

Indian Sports Personalities

 Here we have collected all the sports personalities in India across all the sports which are being played in India at international level. A lot of questions are being asked now a days in different Government exams. So you can know about these sports personalities from below list:-

Sports

Famous Badminton Players of India

Anup Sridhar

Prakash Padukone

Saina Nehwal

Aparna Popat

Pulella Gopichand

Dipankar Bhattacharya

Chetan Anand

Parupalli Kashyap

P. V. Sindhu

Famous Boxing Players of India

Mary Kom

Dingko Singh

Shiva Thapa

Ali Qamar



Famous Archery Players of India

Dola Banerjee

Limba Ram

Tarundeep Rai

Jayanta Talukdar



Famous Indian Athletes

Ashwini Nachappa

Soma Biswas

P.T.Usha

Jyotirmoyee Sikdar

Anju Bobby George

Shiny Abraham

KM Beenamol

Milkha Singh


Famous Cricket Players of India

Famous Legendary Cricket Players In India

Kiran More

Ajit Wadekar

Kapil Dev

Javagal Srinath

Ajay Jadeja

Madan Lal

G.R. Vishwanath

C.G. Borde

Mohammed Azharuddin

E.D. Solkar

Bishan Singh Bedi

Manoj Prabhakar

E.A.S. Prasanna

B.S. Chandrashekhar

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi

Sunil Gavaskar

B.K. Venkatesh Prasad

Navjot Singh Sidhu

D. N. Sardesai

Dilip Vengsarkar

Syed Kirmani

C.P.S. Chauhan



Present Cricketers

Munaf Patel

Irfan Pathan

Sachin Tendulkar

Yuvraj Singh

Dinesh Kartik

Sourav Ganguly

Zaheer Khan

Ajit Agarkar

Shikhar Dhawan

Virender Sehwag

Anil Kumble

Virat Kohli

S. Srisanth

Harbhajan Singh

Ravindra Jadeja

Mahender Singh Dhoni

Rahul Dravid

Gautam Gambhir

Murali Kartik

RP Singh


Car Racing

Narain Karthikeyan

Armaan Ebrahim

Karun Chandhok

Squash

Joshna Chinappa

Ritwik Bhattacharya

Saurav Ghosal

Famous Table Tennis Players of India

Achanta Sharatha Kamal

Mouma Das

Poulomi Ghatak

Chetan Baboor



Swimmers

Bula Choudhury

Mihir Sen


Famous Indian Shooters

Vijay Kumar

Gagan Narang

Samresh Jung

Abhinav Bindra

Jaspal Rana

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Anjali Bhagwat

Manvjit Singh Sandhu


Famous Golf Players in India

Gaurav Ghei

Jyoti Randhawa

Arjun Atwal

Jeev Milkha SIngh

Shiv Kapur


Billiards and snooker

Geet Sethi

Pankaj Advani

Ashok shandilya

Michael Ferreira



Famous Hockey Players in India

Dilip Tirkey

Leslie Claudius

Dhanraj Pillay

Gagan Ajit Singh

Pargat Singh

Dhyan Chand

Famous Chess Players in India

Dibyendu Barua

Parimarjan Negi

Koneru Humpy

K Sasikiran

Sandipan Chanda

Viswanathan Anand

P Harikrishna



Famous Football Players in India

Baichung Bhutia

Dr Talimeran Ao

Inivalappil Mani Vijayan

Famous Lawn Tennis Players in India

Jaidip Mukerjea

Vijay Amritraj

Ramanathan Krishnan

Ramesh Krishnan

Leander Paes

Sania Mirza

Rohan Bopanna

Mahesh Bhupathi


Mountaineering

Tenzing Norgay



Famous Weightlifting Players

Karnam Malleshwari

N. Kunjarani Devi


Famous Wrestling Players

Dalip Singh Rana

Gulam

The Great Gama

Dara Singh

Palwinder Singh Cheema

Yogeshwar Dutt

Gobar Goha

Panne Lal Yadav

Narsingh Pancham Yadav

Sakshi Malik








First Sports Personalities in India

First in CRICKET
First in TENNIS
First in CHESS
First Olympic team medalGold for Hockey at the 1928 Summer Olympics Amsterdam, beating the Nethherlands.
First Olympic individual medal (in British India)Norman Pritchard, 1900
First Olympic individual medalBronze by K.D. Jadhav for wrestling at the 1952 Summer Olympic Helsinki.
First Person to swim across the English ChannelMihir Sen,
First Women to swim across the English ChannelMihir Sen, 1958
First Formula I race driverNarain Karthikeyan
First Formula I teamForce India F1
First A1 GP race victoryNarain Karthikeyan, Zhuhai, China, 2007
First Asian Games organisedDelhi (1951)
First Chess GrandmasterViswanathan Anand in 1988, at the age of 18
First FIDE World Chess ChampionViswanathan Anand in December 2000
First Undisputed World Chess ChampionViswanathan Anand in September 2007
First Tennis Grand Slam titleMahesh Bhupati (partnering with Japanese Rika Hiraki) in the Mixed Doubles category of the 1997 French Open
First Tennis Grand Slam win by a womenNirupama Vaidyanathan beat Italian Gloria Pizzichini in the First round of 1998 Australian Open First Women in 4th round (higest as of 2008) of a tennis
Grand Slam eventSania Mirza in the Singles Category of the 2005 US Open
First Tennis Grand Slam Junior titleLeander Paes in the Singles category of the 1990 Wimbledon Championship. He is also the only medal fetcher for India in the Atlanta Olympics. He won a bronze medal, the only medal that put India in the medal tally.
First Tennis Grand Slam Junior title by a womenSania Mirza (partnering with Russian Alisa Kleybanova) in the Doubles category of the 2003 Wimbledon Championships.
First Cricket tournamentThe Bombay Triangular which Later became the Bombay Quadrangular (1912-1936)
First Cricket Test MatchAgainst England at Lord's June,25, 1932
First Cricket CaptainCK Nayudu for the 1932 tour of England
First Cricketer to score a centuryLala Amarnath in 1933 against England in South Bombay
First Cricketer to score a triple centuryVijay Hazare
First Test Cricket cricket hat-trickHarbhajan Singh against Austrlia in March 2001
First Cricketer World Cup Championship WinAt the 1983 Cricket World Cup
First Batsman to complete 10,000 runs in Test CricketSunil Gavaskar (he was the first in the world to achieve this feat.)
First Batsman to complete 10,000 runs in ODI CricketSachin Tendulkar (he was the first in the world to achieve this feat.)
First Cricketer to score 75 Test and ODI centuriesSachin Tendulkar
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