7 Facts About Famous Indian Sports Legendary You Actually Didn’t Know

Blog By mariam  |  04-07-18

Sport person have been the pride of our nation. Every sport has its legend. Their inspiring performances have made an history for everyone to see, but there still are few facts about these great men and women which went unnoticed.

PT Usha

PT Usha

PT Usha had faced poverty and ill health as a child. She started her career with a scholarship of Rs 250. She studied in a sports school in Kannur, Kerala, where she trained and became the "Queen of Track and Field" in India.


Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar

Accept India Sachin Tendulkar fielded for Pakistan also once. In 1987 test series, India and Pakistan were playing a match where Imran Khan's team was not having enough fielders. It was then that a 13-year-old Sachin was asked to field for Pakistan.


Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid

In front of the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru Rahul Dravid has a "Wall" dedicated to him which is made of 10,000 bricks, Dravid's landmark of crossing 10,000 runs. The wall inaugurated by Sachin Tendulkar.


Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone purposely allows a point against his idol out of respect After Prakash Padukone match against his idol Rudy Hartono in 1980, he said:

"I could have beaten him 15-0 in that last game but I couldn't do that to my idol, I conceded a point and finished the game."


'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh

'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh

'Flying Sikh' this title was given to Milkha Singh by the Pakistani PM in an event. Even a biopic was made on Milkha Singh and Farhan Akhtar Played it very nicely.


Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev never missed a single match because of his injuries In his 16-year career time he played 131 matches but he did not miss a single match due to injury or fitness issue.


Mary Kom

Mary Kom

Mary Kom's family came to know about her boxing interest through a newspaper As boxing was not that important sport for a woman in her family.

She hid her passion for boxing from her family. But when she won the Manipur state championship, a newspaper published her photo which her father saw.








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