Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna – Gagan Narang, Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand award winners 2010 – 2011

India‘s ace shooter Gagan Narang has been conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pratibha Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday (29-08-2011). Narang collected the trophy that consists of a medal, citation and cash prize of Rs 7.5 lakh from President Pratibha Patil.

The Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand awardees got statuettes, citations and cash prize of Rs 5 lakh each.

Every year August 29 (Hockey Legend Major Dhyan Chand Singh’s Birthday, August 29, 1905) is celebrated as National Sports Day in India.

Arjuna Award winners

 

  • Zaheer Khan (Cricket)
  • Rahul Banerjee (Archery)
  • Preeja Sreedharan (Athletics)
  • Vikas Gowda (Athletics)
  • Jwala Gutta (Badminton)
  • Suranjoy Singh (Boxing)
  • Sunil Chhetri (Football)
  • Rakesh Kumar (Kabaddi)
  • Rajpal Singh (Hockey)
  • Virdhawal Khade (Swimming)
  • Tejaswini Sawant (Shooting)
  • Ashish Kumar (Gymnastics)
  • Somdev Devvarman (Tennis)
  • Ravinder Singh (Wrestling)
  • Ravi Kumar (Weightlifting)
  • Sandhya Rani (Wushu)
  • Prasanta Karmakar (Swimming)
  • Sanjay Kumar (Volleyball)
  • Rakesh Kumar (Kabaddi)
  • Tejaswini (Kabaddi)

 

Dronacharya Award Winners


  • Inukurthi Venkateshwara Rao (Boxing)
  • Devender Kumar Rathore (Gymnastics)
  • Ramphal (Wrestling)
  • Kuntal Roy (Athletics)
  • Rajinder Singh (Hockey)

 

Dhyan Chand Award Winners

 

  • Shabbir Ali (Football)
  • Sushil Kohli (Swimming)
  • Rajkumar (Wrestling)

 

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2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by hrusikesh patra on November 7, 2011 at 6:49 pm

    THANKS ALOT SIR… PLZ IF U POST JULY AND AUGUST MONTHS CURRENT AFFAIRS I SHALL GR8FULL TO YOU..

    Reply

  2. Posted by Nageshwari on August 30, 2011 at 9:18 am

    Thank you Sir!

    Reply

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