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Neeraj Chopra & Sumit Antil Among 12 Conferred Khel Ratna Award

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New Delhi: Tokyo Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra, Paralympics gold medallist Sumit Antil, and woman cricketer Mithali Raj and nine other sportspersons were presented the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award — the country’s highest sporting honour — at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday.

As many as 35 athletes were honoured with the Arjuna Award in a glittering ceremony.

Khel Ratna was given to 12 sportspersons — Neeraj (athletics), Ravi Dahiya (wrestling), Lovlina Borgohain (boxing), PR Sreejesh (hockey), Avani Lekhara (para-shooting), Antil (para-athletics), Pramod Bhagat (para-badminton), Krishna Nagar (para-badminton), Manish Narwal (para-shooting), Mithali Raj (cricket), Sunil Chhetri (football), and Manpreet Singh (hockey).

ALSO READ: Neeraj Chopra & Lovlina Borgohain Among 12 To Get Khel Ratna

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