Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya, Mithali Raj among Khel Ratna awardees

Indian athletes Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya and Lovlina Borgohain are set to be honoured with the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.

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Sources said the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award would be presented to Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain, PR Sreejesh, Avani Lekhara, Sumit Antil, Pramod Bhagat, Krishna Nagar, Manish Narwal, Mithali Raj, and Sunil Chhetri.

Apart from this, 35 players will be honoured with the Arjuna Award. Among them are Yogesh Kathuniya, Nishad Kumar, Praveen Kumar, Suhas Yathiraj, Singhraj Adhana, Bhavina Patel, Harvinder Singh, and Sharad Kumar.

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The men’s hockey India team, which won the historic bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics 2020, has been awarded the Arjun Award with the exceptions of PR Sreejesh and Manpreet Singh.

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Arjuna Award winners from the hockey team are: Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra, Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit, Shamsher Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, and Mandeep Singh. Dronacharya Award has been awarded to Radhakrishna Nair, TP Ouseph, Sandeep Sangwan among others.

-PTC News