Prez decorates Rio stars with Country’s highest sports award, honours 15 other players, six coaches

Prez decorates Rio stars with Country’s highest sports award, honours 15 other players, six coaches






Prez decorates Rio stars with Country’s highest sports award, honours 15 other players, six coaches


New Delhi : Rio Olympic stars PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar and Jitu Rai were decorated with the country’s highest sporting honour ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award’ 2016 by President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony here.

Ms Sindhu got the honour for clinching silver medal at the recently concluded Olympic Games at Rio, Ms Malik got Bronze in women wrestling while Mr Jitu Rai finished fourth in Shooting .
Dipa Karmakar, who came fourth in gymnastic final, was the first Indian woman to represent the country in this event at Olympics.
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