CNN-IBN India’s most awarded English News Channel is all set to host the prestigious CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Award 2011. Celebrated as the most credible awards in the country, the ‘Indian of the Year Award 2011’ will laud the luminaries and dynamic individuals whose contribution in the year 2011 have strengthened the foundation of our society and have helped build Brand India in the process.
The nominees for the prestigious CNN-IBN Indian of the Year ‘11 under Sports category are as follows:
DEEPIKA KUMARI: For being the daughter of an auto-rickshaw driver who scripted a heady tale of success by winning the silver medal in the World Archery Championships.
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JWALA GUTTA AND ASHWINI PONAPPA: For becoming the first ever women’s doubles pair to win a medal for India at the World Badminton Championships.
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MAHENDRA SINGH DHONI: For arguably being India’s best cricket captain ever and achieving stupendous success in winning the World Cup after a 28 year gap.
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RAHUL DRAVID: For being Indian cricket’s most unsung superhero, who even in his 38th year is delivering superlative performances.
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RONJAN SODHI: For creating history by becoming the first Indian ever to defend a World Cup title in double trap shooting.
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VIKAS KRISHNAN: For becoming only the second Indian to win a bronze medal at the World Boxing Championships.
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Speaking on the occasion, Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN, IBN7 & IBN- Lokmat said, “It is with great pride that we announce the nominees of this year's edition of the Indian of the Year Awards. Each passing year, gives us an opportunity to identify those rare individuals who have forged a blazing path in their chosen fields.”
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