PV Sindhu bags 'Sportsperson of the Year' award

DN Bureau

The awards have been initiated by Sports Illustrated India Magazine and were given to various sportspersons for their achievements.

PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu

Mumbai: Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu was bestowed with the Sportsperson of the Year award during the 'Maruti Suzuki Sportsperson of the Year' Charity Gala Awards last night.

The awards have been initiated by Sports Illustrated India Magazine and were given to various sportspersons for their achievements.

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Sindhu's coach P Gopichand received the Coach of the Year award while the Flying Sikh Milkha Singh was given the Living Legend of the Year award. However, Milkha could not attend the function.

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Interestingly it was Sindhu who presented the award to 'Gopi Sir'.

Young India cricketer K L Rahul, who made a mark in the last Test series against Australia, was awarded with Gamechanger of the Year award. Rahul was not at the function and his video message was shown.

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