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Indian Champions (Profiles of Famous Indian Sportspersons)
Indian Champions (Profiles of Famous Indian Sportspersons)
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“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: A desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, and they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.

The road to being crowned a champion in any sport is long and arduous. Putting in long years of daily rigorous practice Kapil Dev, Sania Mirza Vishwanathan Anand, Vijendra Kumar and innumerable other champions have all struggles hard to reach where they are today. This book brings together the life-stories of all the Indian men and women who have excelled in sports and achieved the status of champion.

Contents

Archery
Dola Bannerjee 15
Jayant Talukdar 17
Limba Rain 19
Athletics
Anju Bobby George 23
Gurbachan Singh Randhawa 23
Jyotirmoyee Sikdar 32
K.M. Binamol 35
Milkha Singh 37
M.D. Valsamma 41
Neelam Jaswant Singh 44
P.T. Usha 46
Shiny Abraham Wilson 52
Sunita Rani 55
T.C. Yohanan 59
Badminton
Aparna Popat 64
Pullela Gopichand 66
Prakash Padukone 70
Saina Nehwal 73
Billiards And Snooker
Geet Sethi 78
Michael Ferreira 80
Pankaj Advani 82
Wilson Jones 84
Boxing
Dingko Singh 88
Hawa Singh 90
M. C. Mary Kom 93
Vijender Kumar 96
Chess
Dibyendu Barua 101
Koneru Humpi 103
Krishnan Sasikiran 108
Manuel Aaron 110
Parimarjan Negi 112
Tania Sachdev 114
Vishwanathar Anand 116
Cricket
Ajit Wadekar 126
Anil Kumble 128
Bhagwat Chandrashekhar 131
Bishen Singh Bedi 134
C.K. Naidu 137
Diana Idulji 139
Irapalli Prasanna 141
Jhoolan Goswami 143
Kapil Dev 147
Lala Amarnath 150
Mahendra Singh Dhoni 152
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi 155
Mithali Raj 158
Polly Umrigar 161
Rahul Dravid 164
Ranjit Sinhji 166
SachinTendulkar 169
Saurav Ganguly 177
Sunil Gavaskar 180
Vijay Hazare 183
Vijay Merchant 185
Vinod Mankad 188
Virender Sehwag 191
Equestrian
Major Deep Ahiawat 197
Football
Baichung Bhutia 201
Chuni Goswami 204
Jarnail Singh 207
M. Vijayan 210
Pradeep Kumar Banerjee 212
Formula One Race
Naraian Karthikeyan 216
Golf
Arjun Atwal 222
Jeev Milkha Singh - 224
Jyoti Randhawa 228
Shiv Kapur 230
Hockey
Ajit Pal Singh 234
AshokKumar 236
Balbir Singh 238
Dhanraj Pillai 241
Major Dhyan Chand Singh 245
Mountaineering
Bachendri Pal 251
Santosh Yadav 255
Tenzing Norgay 259
Shooting
Abhinav Bindra 264
Anjali Bhagwat 267
Jaspal Rana 270
Maharaja Kami Singh 274
Manavjit Singh Sandhu 277
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore 279
Samresh Jung 284
Squash
Ritwik Bhattacharya 289
Swimming
Bula Chowdhury 294
Khazan Singh 297
Mihir Sen 299
Table Tennis
Achant Sharat Kamal 304
Tennis
Leander Paes 308
Mahesh Bhupathi 312
Ramanathan Krishnan 316
Ramesh Krishnan 319
Sania Mirza 321
Somdev Devvarman 326
Vijay Amritraj 327
Volleyball
Jimmy Geroge 331
Weightlifting
Kamam Malleswari 337
N. Kunjarani Devi 345
Wrestling
GamaPahaiwan 352
Kashaba Dada SahebJadhav 354
Master Chandgiram 358
Sushil Kumar Solanki 361
Yachting
Homi Dady Motivala 365
Pushpendra Kumar Garg 367
Appendix-I
Winners of ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna’ Award 369
Appendix II
Winners of ‘Arjuna Award’ 370
Appendix-III
Winners of the ‘Dronacharya Award’ 378
Appendix-I V
Winners of’ Dhyan Chand Award 380

Indian Champions (Profiles of Famous Indian Sportspersons)

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“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: A desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, and they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.

The road to being crowned a champion in any sport is long and arduous. Putting in long years of daily rigorous practice Kapil Dev, Sania Mirza Vishwanathan Anand, Vijendra Kumar and innumerable other champions have all struggles hard to reach where they are today. This book brings together the life-stories of all the Indian men and women who have excelled in sports and achieved the status of champion.

Contents

Archery
Dola Bannerjee 15
Jayant Talukdar 17
Limba Rain 19
Athletics
Anju Bobby George 23
Gurbachan Singh Randhawa 23
Jyotirmoyee Sikdar 32
K.M. Binamol 35
Milkha Singh 37
M.D. Valsamma 41
Neelam Jaswant Singh 44
P.T. Usha 46
Shiny Abraham Wilson 52
Sunita Rani 55
T.C. Yohanan 59
Badminton
Aparna Popat 64
Pullela Gopichand 66
Prakash Padukone 70
Saina Nehwal 73
Billiards And Snooker
Geet Sethi 78
Michael Ferreira 80
Pankaj Advani 82
Wilson Jones 84
Boxing
Dingko Singh 88
Hawa Singh 90
M. C. Mary Kom 93
Vijender Kumar 96
Chess
Dibyendu Barua 101
Koneru Humpi 103
Krishnan Sasikiran 108
Manuel Aaron 110
Parimarjan Negi 112
Tania Sachdev 114
Vishwanathar Anand 116
Cricket
Ajit Wadekar 126
Anil Kumble 128
Bhagwat Chandrashekhar 131
Bishen Singh Bedi 134
C.K. Naidu 137
Diana Idulji 139
Irapalli Prasanna 141
Jhoolan Goswami 143
Kapil Dev 147
Lala Amarnath 150
Mahendra Singh Dhoni 152
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi 155
Mithali Raj 158
Polly Umrigar 161
Rahul Dravid 164
Ranjit Sinhji 166
SachinTendulkar 169
Saurav Ganguly 177
Sunil Gavaskar 180
Vijay Hazare 183
Vijay Merchant 185
Vinod Mankad 188
Virender Sehwag 191
Equestrian
Major Deep Ahiawat 197
Football
Baichung Bhutia 201
Chuni Goswami 204
Jarnail Singh 207
M. Vijayan 210
Pradeep Kumar Banerjee 212
Formula One Race
Naraian Karthikeyan 216
Golf
Arjun Atwal 222
Jeev Milkha Singh - 224
Jyoti Randhawa 228
Shiv Kapur 230
Hockey
Ajit Pal Singh 234
AshokKumar 236
Balbir Singh 238
Dhanraj Pillai 241
Major Dhyan Chand Singh 245
Mountaineering
Bachendri Pal 251
Santosh Yadav 255
Tenzing Norgay 259
Shooting
Abhinav Bindra 264
Anjali Bhagwat 267
Jaspal Rana 270
Maharaja Kami Singh 274
Manavjit Singh Sandhu 277
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore 279
Samresh Jung 284
Squash
Ritwik Bhattacharya 289
Swimming
Bula Chowdhury 294
Khazan Singh 297
Mihir Sen 299
Table Tennis
Achant Sharat Kamal 304
Tennis
Leander Paes 308
Mahesh Bhupathi 312
Ramanathan Krishnan 316
Ramesh Krishnan 319
Sania Mirza 321
Somdev Devvarman 326
Vijay Amritraj 327
Volleyball
Jimmy Geroge 331
Weightlifting
Kamam Malleswari 337
N. Kunjarani Devi 345
Wrestling
GamaPahaiwan 352
Kashaba Dada SahebJadhav 354
Master Chandgiram 358
Sushil Kumar Solanki 361
Yachting
Homi Dady Motivala 365
Pushpendra Kumar Garg 367
Appendix-I
Winners of ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna’ Award 369
Appendix II
Winners of ‘Arjuna Award’ 370
Appendix-III
Winners of the ‘Dronacharya Award’ 378
Appendix-I V
Winners of’ Dhyan Chand Award 380
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