Hearty Congratulations Saina, you've made us all proud with your hat-trick of titles. Our good wishes and prayers will be there with you to win the Asian Games,World Championship and Commonwealth Games!!
Excellence in sports projects a nation as a bold and progressive force in today’s world.Although,we are far behind in Olympics sports,however ,many sports personalities,have brought laurels to our country in different period.We are proud of them…..
1. Indian hockey team(won gold medals in 1928,1932,1936,1948,1952,1956,1964 and 1980 olympics) 2. Sachin Tendulker(Highest run getter in any form of cricket) 3. Dhyan Chand(equal to Pele in football) 4. Abhinav Bindra(shooter,only Indian individual gold medalist in Olympics,Beijing,2008) 5. Viswanathan Anand(World champion in Chess) 6. Saina Nehwal(World no.2 in badminton,equivalent to Serena Williams in tennis) 7. Dhanraaj Pillai(Hockey,equivalent to Maradona in football) 8. Prakash Padukone(Former No.1 in badminton) 9. Leander Paes(Tennis,bronze medalist in 1996 Atlanta Olympics) 10. K.D.Jadhav(Wrestler,Helsinki Olympic medalist) 11. K Malleswari(Weight lifting,bronze medalist,1996 Sydney Olympics 12. R.S.Rathore(Shooting,Silver medalist,2004,Athens Olympic) 13. Abhinav Bindra(Shooting,Gold medalist,2008,Beijing Olympics) 14. Sushil Kumar(Wrestling,bronze medalist,2008,Beijing Olympics) 15. Vijender Kumar(Boxing,bronze medalist,2008,Beijing Olympics) 16. Vijay Amritraj(Tennis ace,under his captaincy India reach Davis cup finals in 1974 and 1987 17. Ramlal Nikhanj Kapil Dev(greatest Indian all rounder,India won 1983 cricket world cup under his captaincy)
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18. Mahesh Bhupathi(Tennis,Combining with Leander the duo had reached top most rank in man’s doubles,a specialist in doubles tennis) 19. Geet Siriram Sethi(Former Billiard worlds champion) 20. Michael Ferreira(billiards, a three-time Amateur World Champion) 21. P Gopichand(Former All England badminton champion and current coach of Saina Nehwal) 22. Kamlesh Navinchandra Mehta(table tennis, was the highest ranked Indian player in Asia, the Commonwealth and the world) 23. Dara Singh(greatest Indian wrestler) 24. Indian football team(gold medalist in 1951 and 1962 Asian games,4th in 1956 Melbourne Olympics) 25. Indian Kabbaddi team(World champions) 26. Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha(won 4 gold medals in 1986 Seoul Asian games,4th in olympics 27. Milkha Singh(won Gold Medals in both 200m and 400m events at the Tokyo Asian Games 1958) 28. Jeev Milkha Singh(Highest ranked Indian golfer) 29. Pankaj Advani(world amateur billiard and snooker champion) 30. Sania Mirza(was the highest ranked female Indian tennis star,best ranking 18) 31. Monalisa Barua(was the highest ranked Indian table tennis player) 32. Jayanta Talukdar(Seeded No.1 in 2009 Archery World cup in Copenhagen) 33. Jaspal Rana(shooting,gold medalist 1994 and 2006 Asian games,2006 Commonwealth games) 34. Dibyendu Barua(Chess,grand master) 35. A. Maria Irudayam(Carrom,two time world champion) 36. Dingko Singh(Boxing,Asian games gold medalist)
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37. M.C.Marykom(4 times world amateur boxing gold medalist) 38. Sunil Gavaskar(First to break Sir Don Bradman’s record of test century) 39. Sourav Ganguly(Most successful Indian cricket captain,India decimated Australia’s supremacy during his tenure,India roared like a cricketing tiger,under his captaincy at lords 40. Ravi Shashtri(Man of the series in Benson and Hedges world championship cricket) 41. N Kunjurani Devi(former weight lifting world champion) 42. Baichung Bhutiya(Charismatic captain of Indian football team) 43. Anil Kumble(Highest wicket taking Indian bowler) 44. Limba Ram(Archer) 45. …….
heartiest congratulation, you made india proud, after vishwanathan anand you are on the way to clinch world title, wish you all the best. we all can see diifferent, what advertisement can make great player to ordinery player. example, sania and Irfan pathan.