Yogeshwar Dutt: The Sonepat grappler won the bronze medal in the 60kg freestyle category at the London Olympics. His medal was the second wrestling medal for the country from the 2012 Games.
M.C. Mary Kom: It was a breakthrough year for India's 'Million Dollar Baby'. After being ignored for years, despite winning five World Boxing Championships, Mary Kom finally got her due after winning bronze at the London Olympics. While the men failed to impress in the ring, she punched above her weight in the 51kg class as women's boxing made its Olympic debut.
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