This year, the Indian athletes and sportspersons are making India proud each day. After P V Sindhu, it’s Mary Kom
Ace India boxer Mary Kom and South Korean football star Son Heung-Min and have been named the Best Asian Female and Male Athletes, individually, at the first-since forever ‘Grants for Asia’ service Aug. 27 sorted out by the Asian Sportswriters Union.
The Chief Minister of Selangor, Y.A.B. Tuan Haji Amirudin Shari, gave away the trophies to the victors’ agents from different nations. AIPS Asia, the association speaking to sportswriters in Asia since 1978, reported the victors toward the part of the bargain International Sports Summit which was a coordinated effort with the territory of Selangor, situated on the west bank of Malaysia.
Six-time title holder Mary Kom got the Best Female Athlete Award following her adventures in the Asian ladies’ boxing scene. The 36-year-old flyweight fighter is the main lady fighter to have won an award in seven big showdowns.
Child Heung-Min, the 26-year-old South Korean global and Tottenham Hotspur star, is at present the main Asian player carrying out his specialty in the lofty English Premier League. Since beginning his vocation with FC Seoul in 2008, Son moved to Hamburger SV and Bayer Leverkusen before marking with Tottenham in 2015. A year ago he drove the South Korean group to Asian Games gold award.
The Best Asian Male Team Award went to the Qatar national football crew, which won the most recent version of the Asian Cup.
The group had an incredible, yielding just a single objective en route the last where they vanquished Japan. It was the group’s first-since forever real title. The group will partake in the 2022 FIFA World Cup which Qatar will have.
In the interim, Japan’s ladies’ football crew, champ of the 2011 Women’s World Cup and sprinters up in 2015, won the Best Asian Female Team grant.