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