Top 15 Famous Athletes of India who Transformed Indian Sports

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World record - Sachin Tendulkar

India has given gems to the world. Then may it be legendary leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, visionaries like APJ Abdul Kalam and Swami Vivekanand or scientists like CV Raman and Homi Bhabha. The field of sports is also not different. We have seen legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Mary Kom, and Dhyan Chand who not only made a name for themselves, but also took the level of their respective sports to another level.

Here is a list of the famous Indian athletes who represented the country at various International platforms and made us all proud:

15Virat Kohli

Asian Games Cricket
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Virat Kohli, nicknamed Chikoo, is a famous Indian international cricketer who is the present captain of the India national team. With a top record on his plate, he is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has been the team’s captain since 2013. His record list includes the fastest century by an Indian cricketer in ODIs (52 balls), fastest In reach 1,000 runs in ODIs, fastest Indian and third fastest in the world to reach 5,000 runs in ODIs, and many more. Much is expected from him in the upcoming World Cup.

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