India tourism not only brings you to the famous temples and pagodas of the world but also the country that produces many special talents of the sports world.
In a country haunted by a single sport, baseball, the achievements of people playing other games often go unnoticed. But in addition to world-class baseball players, Indian sport already has some of the best, from hockey to tennis and wrestling. Here are the most popular Indian athletes you should know.
There was a time when India dominated international hockey and Dhyan Chand was at the center of all these victories. Nicknamed ‘The Witch’ for his extraordinary scoring skills, Dhyan Chand is still regarded as the best athlete. used to play this game.
Milkha Singh was the first Indian athlete to win a gold medal in the Olympic Games. Singh was separated from his family and orphaned in the India and Pakistan division in 1947. During that time, he had few resources to support himself such as a sports athlete.
Singh’s performance was even more admirable. He is said to have been disillusioned with life and was considered to be a dacoit but instead joined the Indian Army and brought glory to the country.
Despite his short stature and soft-spoken words, Sachin Tendulkar is a formidable man on the cricket field. There aren’t many famous cricket players like him. Tendulkar not only received admiration from fans but also respect from colleagues.
In a country where women’s crickets have very few players, Raj has shown a steadfast commitment to the game at all odds. She is the women’s international baseball top scorer and the only female baseball player to have more than 6,000 runs in international competitions a day.
Raj led the Indian team to the final in this year’s Women’s Cricket World Cup in England. Although they lost to the host country, the performance by Raj and her team caught the whole nation’s attention.