As 2017 is near less than a month, now all the surveys and analysis are going in a full swing, In the same way yahoo conducted a survey to find out who is the most searched sport personalities in 2016. As the topic is interesting lets see who we had searched for the most
Rank 10 – Saina Nehwal
Country’s one of the most key badminton Player Saina Nehwal who was awarded with the Padma Bhushan in this year was the 10th most searched sports celebrity, she was the first women to win the World Junior Badminton Championships and was also the first Indian to win a Super Series tournament in 2009.
Rank 9 – Sania Mirza
One of the Country’s key player in the field of Tennis, in now the world’s No. 1 in Women’s Double Category in Italian Open title. She was also busy as brand ambassador for many products, which even states that she is one of the very few females ad ambassadors from sports background. She bagged the 9th place
Rank 8 – Sachin Tendulkar
God of Cricket master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who even said good bye to cricket to cricket in the year 2013, he was still the 8th most searched Sport celebrity. He was even been acting in his bio-pic Sachin – A Million Dreams.
Rank 7 - Narsingh Pancham Yadav
Narsingh Yadav who is country’s most controversial wrestler who involved in doping case which resulted in his ban for 4 years from the Indian Wrestling game, made him to appear in the headlines and became the most searched sport celebrity with the 7th rank.
Rank 6 – Lionel Messi
One of the worlds favourite Argentina foot ball Player Lionel Messi, who has an unmatchable fan base and craze among the football players, shocked every one with his retire to Argentina team, which shook everyone and he even surprised every one by coming back to the team and helping them in winning the world cup. Thus resulted in the 6th most searched sport celebrity.
Rank 5 – Sakshi Malik
Until the Rio 2016 Sakshi Malik was an unnoticed wrestling player. After Rio she was one of the country’s most searched sport celebrity with the 5th rank. She was the first women in india to win the Bronze medal in the 58kg category.
Rank 4 – Virat Kohli
One doesn’t need any Specific Introduction to the name Champion who is none other than Virat Kohli. This young and dashing cricketer became the word of the mouth to every cricket fan with his continuos success and captaincy. He was the Fist cricketer to be in top five ranking in all the cricket formats, Now he is the country’s 4th most searched sport celebrity.
Rank 3 – M.S Dhoni
The name itself states he is the unmatchable captain Our country ever witnessed. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, The unsung hero of the Indian Cricket team is the best ever captain and the cricketer as well as wicket keeper. he has the undying fan base in country which doesn’t need to mention specially. The bio-pic of his untold journey one of the highest collected bio-pics in our country. Which shows his fan base. he is the Country’s 3rd Most searched Sport celebrity.
Rank 2 – Deepa Karmakar
Deepa Karmakar is the first indian artistic gymnast who represented Indian in Rio olympics 2016, which was never done in the last 52 years. She lost the bronze with a narrow result. Though She didn’t win the medal, she won the hearts of millions of people, and was getting support for her gymnastic sport which has not much scope in india. She the Second most searched sport celebrity.
Rank 1 – P.V Sindhu
After the Rio Olympics every one is aware of our silver medalist Ms. PV Sindhu who bagged the medal in Badminton. She was the first women to win the silver medal in badminton history in olympics. She was the 1st most searched sport celebrity.