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Khel Ratna awards: PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik, Jitu Rai honoured

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 August 2016, 13:10 IST

Top Indian athletes and coaches were honoured at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on 29 August. Here is the full list of winners:

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

  • Pusarla Venkata Sindhu - Badminton
  • Dipa Karmakar - Artistic Gymnast
  • Sakshi Malik - Wrestling
  • Jitu Rai - Shooting

Dronacharya Awards

  • Nagapuri Ramesh - Athletics
  • Sagar Mal Dhayal - Boxing
  • Raj Kumar Sharma - Cricket
  • Bishweshwar Nandi - Gymnastics
  • S. Pradeep Kumar - Swimming (Lifetime)
  • Mahabir Singh - Wrestling (Lifetime)

Arjuna Awards 2016

  • Rajat Chauhan - Archery
  • Lalita Babar - Athletics
  • Sourav Kothari - Billiards & Snooker
  • Shiva Thapa - Boxing
  • Ajinkya Rahane - Cricket
  • Subrata Paul - Football
  • Rani - Hockey
  • Raghunath V.R. - Hockey
  • Gurpreet Singh - Shooting
  • Apurvi Chandela - Shooting
  • Soumyajit Ghosh - Table Tennis
  • Vinesh Phogat - Wrestling
  • Amit Kumar - Wrestling
  • Sandeep Singh Mann - Para-Athletics
  • Virender Singh - Wrestling (Deaf)

Dhyan Chand Award

  • Satti Geetha - Athletics
  • Sylvanus Dung Dung - Hockey
  • Rajendra Pralhad Shelke - Rowing

First published: 29 August 2016, 13:10 IST
 
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