12 athletes including Neeraj receive Khel Ratna, 35 others get Arjuna Award

12 athletes including Neeraj receive Khel Ratna, 35 others get Arjuna Award

New Delhi, (the states. news)President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday conferred Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award to 12 players including Tokyo Olympics Gold medallist javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here on Saturday.
Along with Chopra, Ravi Kumar (Wrestling), Lovlina Borgohain (Boxing), Sreejesh PR and Manpreet Singh(Hockey) , Avani Lekhara (Para-shooting) , Sumit Antil (Para-athletics), Pramod Bhagat and Krishna Nagar (Para Badminton), Manish Narwal (Para Shooting) , Mithali Raj (Cricket) and Sunil Chhetri (Football) also received the prestigious award.
35 Indian sportspersons received Arjuna award for their outstanding contribution in the field of sport. (uni) (For Hindi News : mediasaheb.com)

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