5 Indian father-son duo who have graced Indian sports


India has a rich cultural diversity and sports is also a part of it. Generally parents in India don’t think sports is a good career option. Still there are are so many examples where sons have followed their father and took up sports as a profession.

Here are some of those father and son duos who played for India and made us proud.

1Vece Paes (Hockey) and Leander Paes (Tennis)

Vece Paes is former hockey player and was a member of Indian team who won Bronze medal in Munich Olympics. Leander Paes, one of the best tennis player India have ever seen, has also won Olympic medal in Altanta Olympics 1996.

Bronze medal by Leander Paes in 1996 Olympic Games ended India’s wait for individual Olympic medal in 44 years. It also doubled the Olympic medal for Paes family and this is the only Indian father son duo to win Olympic medals.



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