Top 10 Indian Sports Person & Achievements of the Year 2017

Published on Jan 08, 2018 12:33 PM IST
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PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu celebrating

1. Kidambi Srikanth.

Kidambi Srikanth
Kidambi Srikanth

Who is Kidambi Srikanth, this Indian Shuttler needs no more introduction as he wins Four, yes Four Badminton World titles ( French Open, Denmark Open, Australian Open, Indonesia Open, runner up in Singapore Open). Interestingly, he becomes only fourth player to win Four titles in year and the first Indian with 2nd Ranking in Men’s Badminton Rankings and but he is 1st in our list. Whats next? Olympics ?

2. P V Sindhu

PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu celebrating

Olympic Silver medalist bags Silver in World Championships in 2017, P V Sindhu secures 2nd Spot on POI list. Wishing for Gold in upcoming Olympics.

3. Indian Women Cricket Team

Indian woman cricket team
Indian woman cricket team

Cricket is quite some serious business in India, but when woman in blue reached at 2017 ICC woman’s world cup final. That was like Chak De moment for everybody around the country. 3rd Spot for the entire Indian Women’s cricket team, Wish they had won that final match against England.

4. Mary Kom

Mary Kom
Mary Kom wins Asian Women Boxing Championship

Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte better known as Mary Kom, mother of 3 children 5 times world champion tops our POI list in 4th position this year. She won gold in Asian Woman’s Boxing Championship held at Vietnam in 2017. What a Living legend.

5. Vishwanathan Anand

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A still of Vishwanathan Anand playing chess.

Vishwananthan Anand won FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship 2017 and the grand master from chennai secures No. 5 Spot on our list. The great wizard.

6. Pankaj Advani

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A still of Pankaj Advani playing snooker.

2017 was quite a successful year for Mr. Pankaj Advani as he wins both IBSF World Snooker Championship and IBSF World Billiards Championship and get no. 6 spot. Be Point accurate always.

7. Harmanpreet Kaur

Harmanpreet Kaur
Harmanpreet Kaur

The rocket innings of Harman Preet Kaur made her house hold name in India, 171* in just 115 balls in 2017 ICC Woman’s world cup Semi final match against Australia. Quite Macho? ain’t it.

8. Sundar Singh Gurjar

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sundar singh gurjar

Sundar Singh Gurjar Paralympic Athlete bags India’s first gold in 2017 IPC Paralympic World Championships in London at Javelin Throw event.

9. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

Hitting centuries in ODI is normal, but what about double century. Rohit Sharma did it not only once but thrice, yes he hit 208* against Sri Lanka on 13th Dec 2017 marking his 3rd double ODI century and the only batsman to do so. Record Achievement.

10. Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav bangs with a ODI hat trick against elite Australia at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 21st Sept 2017. He is third Indian bowler to do so after Chetan Sharma and Kapil Dev. This unforgettable hat trick moment gives him 10th spot on POI List.

 

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