Top 2016 Sport Moments:Cricket,Kabbadi,Hockey,Rio Olympics
Rio Olympics - Girl Power
Tears, emotions, pain, and joy were all on full display as Sindhu and Sakshi finally put India’s name on the medal tally. Women athletes put India at the forefront at Rio, as Dipa Karmakar, Aditi Ashok and Lalita Babar also performed exceptionally well and brought pride to the whole nation.
Kabbadi - World Cup Champions
In a match worthy of final, India beat Iran 38-29 and eventually won the World Cup trophy. This was India's third consecutive title and they proved their supremacy. The experienced Ajay Thakur played a crucial role and claimed the "Best Raider of the Tournament" award.
India displaced Pakistan as the No. 1 ranked Test team and has remained unbeaten throughout 2016. They played 12 Test matches and won 9 - the most they have won in a calender year and extended their unbeaten run in Test matches to 18.
Hockey - Asian Champions Trophy Winner
India won the Asian Champions Trophy for a second time after beating Pakistan 3-2. Also, won silver medal in 2016 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy and finally gave a resounding send-off to 2016 with the Junior World Cup.
Boxing - King of the Ring
Vijender had five bouts in 2016, and won every single one of them. The second-last one, against Kerry Hope of Australia, won him the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title, and the last bout of the year against Tanzanian Francis Cheka helped him retain the title.