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In a country of over a billion people, it is surprising that we had to wait for over a 100 years for its first individual gold medal at the Olympics. The story of Indian sports has been greatly confined to a handful of players who have made it to the big stage. NDTV brings you some of the stars who shone at the school level and are ready to become the next big thing.
Here is a look at some of the young stars that never got a glimpse of the limelight, but have dazzled all those who watched them in their act.
  • Arjun Singh Sahlot

    Age: 12
    School: Delhi Public School Ghaziabad
    Field: Football
    Achievement: Represented Delhi in the National Football Festival (U-13)

  • Ryan Roy

    School: Aditya Birla World Academy, Mumbai
    Age: 15
    Field: Football
    Achievements: Played the Rovers Cup for Mumbai United , Trained with Manchester United, AC Milan

  • Janki Mehta

    City: Ahmedabad
    Class: XI
    Field: Football
    Achievment: Played as Captain, U-16 Girls National Tournament Gujarat Team

  • Riyansh Bhatia

    Age: 6 years
    City: Mumbai
    Field: Skating Achievement: 1st in Mumbai Skating Championship (District Level)

  • Rigel Fernandes

    Age: 15
    City: Karnataka
    Current City: Florida
    Field: Golf

  • Ananyaa Bhargava

    Age: 8
    City: Noida
    Field: Tennis

  • Jennifer Luikham

    Field: Tennis
    Age: 12 years
    City: New Delhi
    National Rank: No.6 (U-12, 2010)

  • Gaayatri Shankar

    Age: 13 years
    Field: Tennis
    City: Cochin
    Under 14 No. 1 in Kerala
    Under 16 No. 2 in Kerala

  • Arnav Patodia

    Age: 12
    Field: Tennis
    City: Cochin
    State Ranking: 2 (Kerala)

  • Tahira Bhatti

    Age: 14
    Field: Tennis
    City: New Delhi
    All India Ranking: 1(U-16)

  • Anish Mehra

    Age: 16
    Field: Sprinter
    City: New Delhi
    State Rank: 3 (U-16 100m & 200m)

Disclaimer: All details mentioned are as provided by the individuals, NDTV takes no responsibility for any discrepancy.

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