Virat Kohli voted India’s Sportsperson of 2016 as per India Today poll

Virat Kohli has been voted as India’s Sportsperson of the Year 2016 in a recent poll conducted by India Today.

Kohli, with 44.18% votes, pipped badminton ace PV Sindhu (31.51%) for the top spot while star all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin came third with 13.83% of the votes.

Paralympian Deepa Malik (4.05% votes), the Rio Olympics wrestler, Sakshi Malik (3.37% votes), Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia (3.04% votes) were the other top contenders for the sportsperson of the year 2016.

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