Home » Top Female Athletes in India in the Last Decade

Top Female Athletes in India in the Last Decade

by Sonal Shukla

Men have dominated sports for centuries. But now women have also upped their game and stepped up to show their sporting talent to the world. 

It is always more fun to cheer from a stadium with your friends and bet on the winnings of your favorite player or team or on the general scores of the match but you cannot always travel the world. So, you have online betting sites to help you out. There are various apps that you can go for. Here is the link that will guide you to Melbet registration where you might begin with. Moreover, when you are betting online, you might gradually know and want to bet on sports and athletes which do not involve the most popular sports. So, here is a list of a few of the top female athletes in India in the last decade.

  • Sania Mirza

She is probably the first female player from India that created an international sensation for which the world started taking Indian female athletes a little seriously. She is the only Indian female tennis player who had won 6 major titles and had been number 1 in doubles for a span of 96 weeks. She has now retired from the sport professionally, but she will always remain one of the most iconic sports stars that the country has ever produced. 

  • Saina Nehwal

In India, badminton is slowly becoming a sport nearly entirely dominated by women. Saina became the world champion in 2015 along with winning a bronze and silver medal at the Olympics. She has also received the Arjuna Award, and the civilian awards of Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan.

  • P.V. Sindhu

Another glorious name in the field of badminton is Pusarta Venkata Sindhu who became the first Indian female athlete to win an Olympic silver medal when she was only 21 years old. She has also been a world badminton champion along with 2 Olympic medals. In India, she has been given the prestigious Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards.

  • Mithali Raj

Women do not receive the limelight of cricket in India and so their achievements often go unnoticed. Mithali Raj, the captain of the women’s national cricket team has the highest score in women’s cricket and is the only captain who has led her team twice in the World Cup. Moreover, she was also the first woman who crossed the mark of 6000 runs in ODI matches. She has been awarded the Arjuna Award and the civilian prestigious award Padma Shri.

  • Mary Kom

Coming from extremely humble backgrounds in Manipur, Mary Kom is the only Indian female boxer who was selected in the 2012 Summer Olympics. She ended up with the bronze medal. However, that is not the end of the story. She has won a medal in every one of the 7 world championships along with being an amateur world boxing champion for 6 times. He has also received the very prestigious Padma Bhushan and had been nominated to become a member of the Rajya Sabha.

Who is your favourite? 


HomepageClick Hear

Related Posts

Leave a Comment