Aug 9, 2007 Leave a comment
Sourav Ghosal will be awarded the Arjuna award by the President on August 29, which is also celebrated as the National Sports Day.
Manavjit Singh was chosen for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. Other arjuna awardees include:
Jayanta Talukdar (archery), K M Beenamol (athletics), Chetan Anand (badminton), P Harikrishna (chess), Anjum Chopra (cricket), Bijender Kumar (boxing), Vijay Kumar (shooting), Navneet Gautam (kabaddi), Geeta Rani (weightlifting), Geetika Jakhar (wrestling), Subhajit Saha (table tennis), Jyoti Sunita Kullu (women’s hockey) and Rohit Bhakar (badminton-deaf and dumb)
Dronacharya Awards: R P Singh, Chandra Lal (boxing) and Koneru Ashok (chess)
Dhyan Chand Awards: Virender Singh (hockey), Shamsher Singh (kabaddi), Rajender Singh (wrestling)