Sports play a very predominant role in our country.

It acts  as a stress buster.

Looking at more  depth  into sports it is the respect and acclaim both  women as well as men receive that actually play sports.

Here are some magnificent  and dedicated  sportspersons listed below:

1. Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar, known as the creator  of cricket who  was born in a middle-class family in Mumbai.

 Sachin Tendulkar achieved  his dream by his own  will-power, sacrifices, hard work, determination and dedication.

Sachin Tendulkar is not only remembered for histalent in cricket  but also for his extreme  excellence,  and kind humanity.

Sachin Tendulkar was the first person in sports who got award in the honorary rank of group captain by the Indian Air Force.

Sachin was felicitated with  certain great honours in the country such as Bharat Ratna and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.

2. Major Dhyanchand

Major Dhyanchand’s real name is Dhyan Singh.

His initial  coach, was   Pankaj Gupta, who  awarded him the title of ‘Chand’ for  his magnificent  admirable skill in playing hockey.

Major Dhyanchand is also called as the ‘wizard of hockey’.

Dhyanchand was not interested in playing hockey in his initial days.

 He had a great passion in learning  wrestling instead.

 Major Dhyanchand scored 1000 goals in his career.

He is the only one  hockey player who have  been awarded the Padma Bhushan.

Dhyanchand  birthday is celebrated as Indian Sports Day.

3. Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra was born on 24th December 1997

He has graduated from a college in Chandigarh and is now pursuing Bachelor of arts from a college  in Jalandhar, Punjab .

Neeraj Chopra is best known  for his fierce  stunning throw of 87.58m in the javelin final.

Neeraj Chopra works for Indian Army.

Chopra has been dedicated and Felicitated for Khel Ratna Award.

4. Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar was born on 26th  May in 1983 to parents Satish Kumar and Saroj Devi .

During  2008 in  Beijing Olympics he achieved and succeeded in wining  the bronze medal in the 66kg freestyle category.

During  2010 World Wrestling which was  held in Moscow, Sushil Kumar  became the first Indian who succeeded and achieved in winning   the  world title in wrestling.

In 2012, once again  he won the silver medal  at the London Olympics in the 66kg freestyle category.

Sushil Kumar was dedicated as well as felicitated  with the Arjuna Award in 2005.

In 2008, he achieved the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

-By Jessica Lobo