Khel Ratna And Arjuna Awards: 2015 Awardees

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It’s that time of the year when you acknowledge the presence of our sporting heroes. The annual Arjuna awards were conferred last Saturday, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, and the awardees included greats from wrestling to gymnastics to kabaddi. After much hue and cry, tennis pro Sania Mirza was awarded a well-deserved Khel Ratna.   Sports Rediscovered brings a list of the awardees.

Khel Ratna:

Sania Mirza (Tennis)

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Sania Mirza

Arjuna Awards:

Bajrang Kumar  (Wrestling)

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Bajrang Kumar

Kidambi Srikanth (Badminton):

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Kidambi Srikanth

Sandeep Kumar (Archery):

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Sandeep Kumar

Dipa Karmakar (Gymnastics)

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Dipa Karmakar

Manjeet Chillar (Kabaddi)

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Manjeet Chillar

Abhilasha Mhatre (Kabaddi)

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Abhilasha Mhatre

Anup Kumar Yama (Roller Skating)

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Shivalingam Satish Kumar (Weightlifting)

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Satish Shivalingam

Sanathoi Devi (Wushu)

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Sanatho Devi

Sharath Gayakwad (Para-Swimming)

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Sharath Gayakwad

Mandeep Jangra (Boxing)

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Mandeep Jangra

MR Poovamma (athletics)

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Babita Kumari (Wrestling)

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Babita Kumari

Rohit Sharma (Cricket)

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Rohit Sharma

To check out the list of nominees, click here.




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