New Delhi : Indian boxing legend Mary Kom tops the ‘most admired’ woman list as per annual survey conducted by YouGov, surpassing Bollywood celebrities like Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra. The six-time world boxing champion Mary Kom has an admiration rating of 10.30 per cent, which makes her the only Indian among the top 25 in the world.
India’s first female IPS officer Kiran Bedi got the second place with 9.46 percent rating and singing legend Lata Mangeshkar got the third place with 9.23 percent rating respectively.
The survey was conducted on 42,000 people from 41 countries to create the list of ‘most admired’ people in the world, with two separate categories for men and women.
According to the survey, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most admired man in India with an admiration score of 15.66 per cent while former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is at number 2 with an admiration rating of 8.58 per cent.