Sindhu, Srikanth bag top honours at ESPN Multi-Sport Awards
new delhi: Shuttlers ruled the roost as PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were on Monday named 'Sportspersons of the Year' with their coach Pullela Gopichand being adjudged 'best coach' at the inaugural ESPN Multi-Sport Awards.
Srikanth claimed the title of 'Sportsperson of the Year - Male' for his incredible run, bagging four Super Series titles. He became the only Indian and the fourth player ever to achieve it in one calendar year.
Rio Olympics silver medalist Sindhu clinched the 'Sportsperson of the Year - Female' title for her fantastic performance round the year, winning the Indian and Korean Open Super Series titles. Other winners included the Indian National Women's Hockey Team, which bagged the 'Team of the Year' title for first Asia Cup triumph in 13 years.