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Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards


Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in Sports and Gamesis was instituted in 199192
It is  given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years
Apart from a medal and a citation, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardees will receive a cash prize of Rs.7.5 lakh each

 

 




Selection Committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Arjuna Awards was headed by Justice S.K. Agarwal, Retired Delhi High Court Judge

Winners of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards, 2016

Name of the Awardees Discipline
Ms. P V Sindhu - Badminton
Ms. Dipa Karmakar - Gymnastics
Shri Jitu Rai - Shooting
Ms. Sakshi Malik - Wrestling

 

List  of Recipients Till 2016

 

Year

Recipient(s)

Discipline(s)

 

199192               

Viswanathan Anand

Chess

 

199293               

Geet Sethi

Billiards

 

199394                

Homi Motivala

Yachting (Team Event)

 

199394                

Garg Pushpendra Kumar

Yachting (Team Event)

 

199495               

Karnam Malleswari

Weightlifting

 

199596               

Nameirakpam Kunjarani

Weightlifting

 

199697               

Leander Paes

Tennis

 

199798               

Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket

 

199899               

Jyotirmoyee Sikdar

Athletics

 

19992000               

Dhanraj Pillay

Hockey (Men)

 

200001               

Pullela Gopichand

Badminton

 

2001      

Abhinav Bindra

Shooting

 

2002      

K. M. Beenamol

Athletics

 

2002      

Anjali Bhagwat

Shooting

 

2003      

Anju Bobby George

Athletics

 

2004      

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Shooting

 

2005      

Pankaj Advani

Billiards and Snooker

 

2006      

Manavjit Singh Sandhu

Shooting

 

2007      

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Cricket

 

2009      

Mary Kom

Boxing (Women)

 

2009      

Vijender Singh

Boxing

 

2009      

Sushil Kumar

Wrestling

 

2010      

Saina Nehwal

Badminton

 

2011      

Gagan Narang

Shooting

 

2012      

Vijay Kumar

Shooting

 

2012      

Yogeshwar Dutt

Wrestling

 

2013      

Ronjan Sodhi

Shooting

 

2015      

Sania Mirza

Tennis

 

2016      

P. V. Sindhu

Badminton

 

2016      

Dipa Karmakar

Gymnastics

 

2016      

Jitu Rai

Shooting

 

2016      

Sakshi Malik

Wrestling

 

 

 

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