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KM Beenamol selected for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Asian Games gold medallist KM Beenamol was formally selected for India's most prestigious sports award -- the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- after a high-level official meeting in Delhi. Beenamol edged out ace shooter Anjali Bhagwat who was initially in the running after the committee recommended that the award be shared between the two top women performers of 2002.

india Updated: Aug 09, 2003 17:43 IST

First Published: Aug 09, 2003 17:43 IST