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List of Famous Sports Personalities: India
Famous Indian Cricket Players
Kiran More Kapil Dev Ajit Wadekar Javagal Srinath Ajay Jadeja Madan Lal G.R. Vishwanath C.G.Borde Mohammed Azharuddin E.D.Solkar Bishan Singh Bedi Manoj Prabhakar E.A.S. Prasanna B.S.Chandrashekhar Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Sunil Gavaskar B.K. Venkatesh Prasad Navjot Singh Sidhu D.N. Sardesai Dilip Vengsarkar Syed Kirmani C.P.S. Chauhan Sachin Tendulkar Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sourav Ganguly Virat Kohali Virendra Sehwag Yuvraj Singh Rahul Dravid Anil Kumble Harbhajan Singh Rohit Sharma Shikhar Dhawan
Famous Indian Badminton Players
Anup Sridhar Prakash Padukone Saina Nehwal Aparna Popat Pulella Gopichand Dipankar Bhattacharya Chetan Anand Parupalli Kashyap P. V. Sindhu
Famous Indian Hockey Players
Dilip Tirkey Leslie Claudius Dhanraj Pillay Gagan Ajit Singh Pargat Singh Dhyan Chand
Famous Indian Chess Players
Dibyendu Barua Parimarjan Negi Koneru Humpy K Sasikiran Sandipan Chanda Viswanathan Anand P Harikrishna
Famous Boxing Players of India
Mary Kom Dingko Singh Shiva Thapa Ali Qamar Jitendra Kumar Akhil Kumar Vijender Singh Hawa Singh Varghese Johnson
Baichung Bhutia Dr Talimeran Ao Inivalappil Mani Vijayan
Famous Archery Players of India
Dola Banerjee Limba Ram Tarundeep Rai Jayanta Talukdar Deepika Kumari Atanu Das Mangal Singh Champia Rajat Chauhan Purnima Mahato Rahul Banerjee Laxmi Manjhi Bombayla Devi Laishram
Famous Lawn Tennis Players of India
Jaidip Mukerjea Vijay Amritraj Ramanathan Krishnan Ramesh Krishnan Leander Paes Sania Mirza Rohan Bopanna Mahesh Bhupathi
Famous Table Tennis Players of India
Achanta Sharatha Kamal Mouma Das Poulomi Ghatak Chetan Baboor
Famous Weightlifting Players
Karnam Malleshwari N. Kunjarani Devi
Famous Athletes of India
Ashwini Nachappa Soma Biswas P.T.Usha Jyotirmoyee Sikdar Anju Bobby George Shiny Abraham KM Beenamol Milkha Singh
Famous Wrestling Players
Dalip Singh Rana Gulam The Great Gama Dara Singh Palwinder Singh Cheema Yogeshwar Dutt Gobar Goha Panne Lal Yadav Narsingh Pancham Yadav Sakshi Malik
Famous Indian Car Racing Players
Narain Karthikeyan Armaan Ebrahim Karun Chandhok
Famous Indian Mountaineering Players
Famous Indian Squash Players
Joshna Chinappa Ritwik Bhattacharya Saurav Ghosal
Famous Indian Swimmers
Famous Indian Shooters
Vijay Kumar Gagan Narang Samresh Jung Abhinav Bindra Jaspal Rana Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Anjali Bhagwat Manvjit Singh Sandhu
Famous Indian Golf Players
Gaurav Ghei Jyoti Randhawa Arjun Atwal Jeev Milkha SIngh Shiv Kapur
Famous Indian Billiards and Snooker Players
Geet Sethi Pankaj Advani Ashok shandilya Michael Ferreira
List of Famous Sports Personalities: World
Name Of The Person Sports Country Lionel Messi Football Argentina Diego Maradona Football Argentina Sir Donald Bradman Cricket Australia David Campese Rugby Union Australia Jack Nicklaus Golf Australia Rod Laver Tennis Australia Shane Warne Cricket Australia Glenn Maxwell Cricket Australia Severiano Golf Ballesteros Eddy Merckx Cycling Belgium Pele Football Brazil Ronaldhino Football Brazil Bruno Soares Tennis Brazil Aryton Senna Motor Racing Brazilian Emil Zatopek Athletics Czechoslovakia Ian Botham Cricket England C.B.Fry Cricket England David Beckham Football England Lewis Hamilton Motor Racing England Steve Davis Snooker England W.G. Grace Cricket England Haile Gebreselassie Athletics Ethiopia Kenenisa Bekele Athletics Ethiopia Abebe Bikila Athletics Ethiopia Paavo Nurmi Athletics Finland Bernard Hinault Cycling France Jacques Anquetil Cycling France Serge Blanco Rugby Union France Michael Schumacher Motor Racing Germany Steffi Graf Tennis Germany Andy Murray Tennis Great Britain Bill Shankly Football Great Britain Bobby Moore Football Great Britain Chris Froome Cycling Great Britain Chris Hoy Cycling Great Britain Fred Perry Tennis Great Britain Henry Cooper Boxing Great Britain Mo Farah Athletics Great Britain Nick Faldo Golf Great Britain Paula Radcliffe Athletics Great Britain Roger Bannister Athletics Great Britain Sebastian Coe Athletics Great Britain Sir Steve Redgrave Rowing Great Britain Stirling Moss Motor Racing Great Britain Fausto Coppi Cycling Italy Usain Bolt Race Jamaica Asbel Kiprop Athletics Kenya Tegla Laroupe Athletics Kenya Hicham El Guerrouj Athletics Morocco George Best Football Northern Ireland Grete Waitz Athletics Norway Magnus Carlsen Chess Norway Imran Khan Cricket Pakistan Miguel Tabuena Golf Philippines Manny Pacquiao Boxing Philippines Cristiano Ronaldo Football Portugal Eusebio Football Portugal Jose Mourinho Football Portugal Nadia Comaneci Gymnastics Romania Maria Sharapova Tennis Russia Vladimir Kramnik Chess Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Russia Alex Ferguson Football Scotland Eric Liddell Athletics Scottish Viktor Troicki Tennis Serbia Rafael Nadal Tennis Spain Seve Ballesteros Golf Spain Carolina Marin Badminton Spain Bjorn Borg Tennis Sweden Martina Hingis Tennis Switzerland Roger Federer Tennis Switzerland Johan Cruyff Football The Netherlands Jamie Murray Tennis UK Serguei Bubka Athletics Ukraine Tiger Woods Golf US Muhammad Ali Boxing US Floyd Joy Mayweather Boxing US Carl Lewis Athletics US Billie Jean King Tennis US Jackie Joyner Kersee Athletics US Al Oerter Athletics US Babe Didrikson Zaharias Golf US Babe Ruth Baseball US Bo Jackson Baseball US Bob Beamon Athletics US Chris Evert Tennis US Greg Lemond Cycling US Jim Thorpe Swimming US Jimmy Connors Tennis US Joe Dimaggio Baseball US John Mcenroe Tennis US Kelly Slater Surfing US Lance Armstrong Cycling US Magic Johnson Basketball US Mark Spitz Swimming US Martina Navratilova Tennis US Michael Johnson Athletics US Michael Jordan Basketball US Michael Phelps Swimming US Jonathan Edwards Rugby Union Wales Gareth Bale Football Wales Gareth Edwards Rugby Union Wales Brian Lara Cricket West Indies Sir Viv Richards Cricket West Indies Sir Gary Sobers Cricket West Indies Monica Seles Tennis Yugoslavia / US
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