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ESPN Multi-Sport Awards- Sindhu Bags Sportsperson of Year

Published on April 04, 2018
In the inaugural edition of ESPN Multi-Sport Awards, Indian sports-personalities were honoured for their excellent performances in their respective sports

Highlights of the Ceremony

  • Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were named 'Sportspersons of the Year award in female and male category respectively.
  • Pullela Gopichand being adjudged with 'best coach award' 
  • India's National Women's Hockey Team bagged the 'Team of the Year' title for their first Asia Cup triumph in 13 years.
  • The Moment of the Year' award was awarded to Jeakson Singh for scoring a memorable goal against Columbia in the U-17 FIFA World Cup. 

About the jury

The awards recognised achievements across 11 categories, were selected by an independent 14-member jury comprising eminent sports personalities including Abhinav Bindra, Somdev Devvarman, Bhaichung Bhutia, Jagbir Singh, Rohit Brijnath, Venkatesan Devarajan, Nisha Millet, Aparna Popat, Jagdish Kaliraman, Manisha Malhotra, Anju Bobby George.

Expected Questions

Who among the following won the Sportsperson of the Year-Female" Award in the ESPN Multi-Sports Award 2017?
a. Mithali Raj
b. Sania Mirza
c. Saina Nehwal
d. Sakshi Malik
e. PV Sindhu

Who among the following won the Sportsperson of the Year-Male" Award in the ESPN Multi-Sports Award 2017?
a. Virat Kohli
b. Kidambi Srikanth
c. Narain Karthikeyan
d. Sushil Kumar
e. Abhishek Verma

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