21 Sporting Achievements and important tragedies of 2021

When it comes to Indian Sports in reference to 2021 which is all set to bid adieu and 2022 is pouncing in 2 days time but it would be harsh if we don’t remember biggest achievements and incidents gone by in 2021. Let us take you to the memory lane and revise some of the incidents and achievements of 2021 in detail.

1. In January 2021, Indian test cricket team achieve the impossible after they registered victory against Australia at Gabba and became first team to defeat Aussies in 33 years’ time in the same backyard and won the series by 2-1.

2. Indian Star Tennis player Ankita Raina claimed her first WTA title by winning the women’s double title at the Philip Island trophy with her Russian Partner Kamilla Rakhimova.

3. World’s largest cricket stadium Narendra Modi Stadium hosted its first International match between India and England which currently have the sitting capacity of 1,32,000.

4. Indian women’s ODI captain Mithali Raj becomes second player in the history of Women’s cricket to score more than 10k runs after Charlotte Edwards.

5. India’s CA Bhavani Devi becomes the first fencer from country to qualify for Olympics in the individual Sable category.

6. In 2021, Indian football skipper Sunil Chhetri leaves Messi behind in terms of active goal scoring in International football.

7. Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win gold in Track and field event in Javelin Throw at Olympics where he threw Javelin at a distance of 87.58m on 7th August 2021.

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8. PV Sindhu becomes first women to two back to back medals in Olympics after she won bronze in 2020 Olympics.

9. Indian Paralympians created a new record in the Paralympics where for the first time they bagged 17 medals which 5 gold, 8 Silver and 6 bronze respectively.

10. In 2021, registered a victory against host England at home of cricket Lords by a huge margin of 151 runs.

11. In 2021, Junior Athletics Championship where Indian contingent bagged three medals where Shaili Singh and Amit bagged silver medal each in long jump and 10,000 race walk, respectively, the 4*400 m mixed relay team clinched bronze.

12. Sunil Chhetri led India for record 8th SAFF Championship title with a victory against Nepal in the final.

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13. In the recently concluded BWF World Championships, SriKanth won silver medal in the men’s singles category and with this feat he becomes the first Indian player to register his name in the history of the game.

14. Indian Hockey team bagged bronze medal in Olympics after a period of 41 years in 2021 under the leadership of Manpreet Singh.

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15. 1983 world cup winning team member Yashpal Sharma died due to massive heart attack at the age of 66 on July 13th 2021 his role in movie 83 was depicted by Jatin Sarna.

16. Nethra Kumanan becomes the first women sailer to officially qualify for Olympics.

17. Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, smashed a world record in the women’s 49 Kg Clean and Jerk with a lift of 119 Kg in the Tashkent Asian Championships.

18. Boxer Lovlina Borgohain clinched bronze in the welterweight category in Olympics 2020.

19. The Indian shooting contingent ruled the medal tally at the first Asian Online Shooting Championship by bagging a total of 11 medals which include four golds, two silver and five bronze.

20. Indian golfer Aditi Ashok was a surprise package of Tokyo Olympics as she was in contention to win medal but on the last day she narrowly missed the bronze medal and finished at fourth position.

21. Indian women’s Hockey team puts up a brilliant performance in recently concluded Olympics where they managed to finished at fourth place which is their best performance till date in Olympics