With the Sportsperson of the year, All-Out Sponsored. Mahindra Scorpio Times of India Awards (TOISA 2018) reached its last destination. Best wishes for all the award winners to future challenges. Thus the Spotlight Mahindra Scorpio Times of India Sports Awards (TOISA), India’s first and largest selection of people’s multi-dimensional sports awards.
India Sports Awards (TOISA 2018)
Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu were adjudged the best badminton player in All-Out Sponsored Mahindra Scorpio Times of India Sports Awards (TOISA). But these two players have brought Indian badminton to new heights in the past few years. So that program held in Mumbai on Monday, these players were selected as the best player of the year.
Thus both the players achieved big success in 2017. Above all likes of Abhinav Bindra, Baichung Bhutia, Devendra Jhajaria, Rit Abraham and Gautam Gambhir, the Chief Editor of Times Internet Limited, Rajesh Kalra, the Jury, selected these players. Srikanth is currently on the third spot in the men’s badminton ranking. While Srikanth achieved the position which no Indian Badminton player had achieved before him. He won four SuperSeries titles last year. This was the best performance by any Indian. Thus he became the world’s second-largest player too.
After winning the Silver Medal in Rio Olympics 2016, Sindhu continued her good performance. He won two Superseries titles in 2017. He did the Silver Medal in Badminton World Superseries and BWF World Superseries final.
So there is a list of all TOISA 2018 winners –
- SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR: Kidambi Srikanth
- TEAM OF THE YEAR: Indian men’s hockey team
- COACH OF THE YEAR: Anil Kumble
- MENTOR OF THE YEAR: Pullela Gopichand
- INSPIRATION OF THE YEAR: Indian women’s cricket team
- EMERGING PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Anish Bhanwala
- LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Vijay Amritraj
- CHANGE AGENT: Madhya Pradesh
- PARA-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Varun Bhati
- ARCHER OF THE YEAR: Abhishek Verma
- ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: G Lakshmanan
- BADMINTON PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MALE & FEMALE): Kidambi Srikanth & PV Sindhu
- BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Amjyot Singh Gill
- BILLIARDS/SNOOKER PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Pankaj Advani
- BOXER OF THE YEAR: Gaurav Bidhuri
- CHESS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Harika Dronavalli
- CRICKETER OF THE YEAR (MALE & FEMALE): Jasprit Bumrah & Harmanpreet Kaur
- FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
- GOLFER OF THE YEAR: Ajeetesh Sandhu
- HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MALE & FEMALE): Harmanpreet Singh & Savita Punia
- KABADDI PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Pardeep Narwal
- SHOOTER OF THE YEAR (MALE & FEMALE): Ankur Mittal & Heena Sidhu
- SQUASH PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Saurav Ghosal
- TABLE TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Sathiyan Gnansekaran
- TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Rohan Bopanna
- WEIGHTLIFTER OF THE YEAR: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
- WRESTLER OF THE YEAR: Bajrang Punia