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Sachin deserved Bharat Ratna, but what about other legendary sportspersons?

New Delhi: In a country where emotions rule over logics, if today one dares to questions the greatness of legend cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who will be conferred with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian  award, in

India TV Sports Desk India TV Sports Desk Updated on: November 19, 2013 17:45 IST

Mihir Sen: India's greatest  swimmer
 
He was the first Indian to cross the English Channel and the first Asian to cross the Strait of Gibraltar. He became the first person in the world to cross the Dardanelles. He crossed six water bodies in a single year.
 
He was given Padma Bhushan in 1967 and he died penniless and broken at the age of 66 in June 1997.
 

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