Born on 3rd August 1984 in Rochester, New York, Ryan Steven Lochte is an American Swimmer who is a 12-time Olympic medallist and has earned a total of 90 medals through his eye-catching performance at various international events.
Holds a world record in 400m freestyle and 4X100m freestyle relay
Clinched a gold medal at the Pan American Games of 2003, held in Santo Domingo
Bagged two gold medals, two silver medals and a bronze medal at the Olympic Games of 2012, held in London
Earned five gold medals and a silver medal at the FINA World Championships of 2010, held in Dubai and six gold medals at the Pan Pacific Championships of the same year
Entitled as "FINA Swimmer of the Year" in 2010, 2011 and 2013
Honored as "American Swimmer of the Year" in 2010 and 2011
Born on 3rd August 1986, Rehan Jahangir Poncha is one of the finest swimmers of India. The exceptionally talented sportsperson has mastered the swimming techniques of butterfly, backstroke and medley events.
Here are some of his achievements:-
Rehan is the 6 times national record holder in the butterfly style.
He has qualified for 2008 Olympics in men`s 200 m butterfly.
Poncha is the winner of bronze Medal in Asian Championship which was held in Foshan, China in the year 2009.
In 2009, he was chosen as the Senior National Champion of the Year.
Poncha received the Eklavya Award in 2004.
Recipient of Arjuna Award for 2010
In 2011, he won a gold medal in Singapore Open Swimming Championship.
Sunil Chhetri, born on 3rd August 1984, is one of the prolific footballers of India who have successfully captained the Indian Football team in many international events. Chhetri is also a key member of the Bengaluru Football Club.
A brief account of his major encompassments are given here:-
2018- In the first match of the Intercontinental Cup of the year, Sunil helped his team in a 5-0 win over Chinese Taipei by scoring a hat-trick. He was also honoured as the 'Hero of the Intercontinental Cup' as well as the 'Hero of the Indian Super League'.
2017- Chhetri scored 14 goals for his club Bengaluru FC in the fourth season of Indian Super League and became the top goal scorer of the club on the league.
Chhetri served his vital contribution to his team in winning the SouthAsianFootballFederationCuptwotimes in 2011 and 2016. He was named as the top scorer and the “PlayeroftheTournament” for the year 2011.
2014- He played a crucial role as a member of BengaluruF.C. in winning the IndianFederationCup beating Dempo by a score of 2-1.
2012- Chhetri led his team to win the NehruCup scoring maximum at the event. The same year, he dominated the Hero I-League being a part of Churchill Brothers Sports Club.
2008- He along with his team won the AFC Challenge Cup and was selected as the “MostValuablePlayer” of the event.
Chhetri has been selected as the "AIFF Player of the Year" four times in the years 2007, 2011, 2013, and 2014 for his influencing performance in the sport.