Worldclass Sportsmen


Sachin Tendulkar 
The highest rungetter in one-dayers

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Ball Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Billiards & Snooker
  • Body Building
  • Boxing
  • Carrom
  • Chess
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastic
  • Hockey
  • Judo
  • Kabaddi
  • Kho-Kho
  • Polo
  • Powerlifting
  • Rowing
  • Shooting
  • Skating
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting
  • Wrestling
  • Yatching

India's Reena Kumari won a Gold Medal in the Women's independent event.

Discuss Thrower Ms.Seema Antil became the first Indian Athlete ever to win a Gold Medal in a World Championship. She won the Gold at the Wordl Junior Athletics Champiomship in Santiago (Chile) on October 19,2000 with an impressive throw of 55.27 metres.


India won the Men's team title for a third successive time defeating SriLanka (3-0) in the Third World Carom Championship held in New Delhi on November 8,2000.India also won the Women's team title defeating SriLanka (3-0) on November 6,2000 in New Delhi.

Vishwanathan Anand of India won the Corsica Masters rapid tournament title defeating Sinisa Drazic of Ygoslavia in the finals in Istanbul (Turkey) on November 5,2000.

Amrithraj, Vijay (b.1953) 
India's tennis star. Recipient of Main Fair Play Trophy of UNESCO. Only player to win Hall of Fame Tennis thrice.

Bhupathi Mahesh 
 Indian Tennis player who became the first Indian to make the finals of a Grand Slam event. He along with Japan's Rika Hiraki won the 1997 French Open. Also won French & Wimbledon Men's Doubles 1999 along with Leander Paes and US Open Mixed Doubles 1999 partnering with Ai Sugiyama of Japan.


Randhir Singh
At the Bangkok Asiad in 1978. At the Victoria Commonwealth Games he had won two golds, one silver and one bronze. First Indian to win World Standard Pistol Junior Chamionship at Milan (1995). Leader of Indian contingent to the 16th Commonwealth Games (Kuala Lumpur, September 1998) where he won 2 gold and 1 silver for the country.

Sethi Geet
India's unseeded player was the youngest ever to win World Billiards Championship in 1985. Also won Gold Flake Championship in 1992 and 1993. Winner of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 1992-93 and K.K.Birla Foundation Award for Sports, 1992; silver medallist in 1998 Asian Games at Bangkok. He also bagged the Fred Davis Award for Billiards (Player of year) 1998-99.

Sportsmen & Women

Seema Antil  Discus thrower junior P.T.Usha  Athlete
Neelam J. Singh    Discus thrower Milkha Singh athlete Athlete
Pullela Gopi Chand Badminton Ashwini Nachhappa Athlete
Nandu Natekar  Badminton Gurbachansingh Randhwa  Athlete
Aparna Popat Badminton Shriram Singh  Athlete
Geet Sethi Snooker Shivnathsingh  Athlete
Dara Singh Boxing Dalit Singh   Athlete
Khashba Jadhav    (Wrestling) Gurmeet Kaur  Athlete
Karnam Malleshwari  (weight lifting) Ramandeep Singh  Hockey
Leander Paes  Tennis Dr. Vace Paes  Hockey
Mahesh Bhupati  Tennis Dhanraj Pillay  Hockey
Sachin Tendulkar Cricket Dhyan chand  Hockey
Sunil Gawaskar Cricket Roopsingh  Hockey
Mohmad Azarruddin  Cricket Rahul Dravid Cricket
Kapil Dev  Cricket Mohinder amarnath Cricket
Vinoo Mankad Cricket Ajay Jadeja Cricket
Hirwani Cricket Sandip Patil Cricket
Kumble Anil  Cricket Ravi Shastri Cricket
Shrinath Javgal Cricket Chandu Borde  Cricket
Ajit Wadekar Cricket Lala Amarnath Cricket
Saurav Ganguly Cricket Anand Vishwanthan    Chess
Pataudi Cricket Abhijit Kunte   Chess

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