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Pankaj Advani bags Khel Ratna

Year 2005 Arjuna Award winners include Viren Rasquinha and Gagan Narang.

india Updated: Aug 24, 2006 12:45 IST

Cueist Pankaj Advani on Wednesday bagged the coveted Khel Ratna award, the country's highest sporting honour, while star hockey player Viren Rasquinha and shooter Gagan Narang were among those who won the Arjuna awards for the year 2005.

Paddler Soumyadeep Roy, athlete Manjit Kaur and women cricketer Anju Jain also figured in the list of Arjuna awardees.

List of awardees:

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Pankaj Advani - Billiards & Snooker

Arjuna Award

Tarundeep Rai - Archery

Dola Banerjee - Archery

Manjit Kaur - Athletics

Aparna Popat - Badminton

Anuja Prakash Thakur - Billiards & Snooker

Akhil Kumar - Boxing

Surya Shekhar Ganguly - Chess

Anju Jain - Cricket

Viren Rasquinha - Hockey

Ramesh Kumar - Kabaddi

Gagan Narang - Shooting

Shikha Tandon - Swimming

Soumyadeep Roy - Table Tennis

Sushil Kumar - Wrestling