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Watch | Sports heroes get Khel Ratna, Dronacharya, Arjuna Award

Aug 29, 2016 16:21 IST
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On the occasion of National Sports Day, Rio-returned Olympic heroes PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar and Jitu Rai were honoured with the Khel Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. The award is given for the most outstanding performance by a sportsperson over a period of four years. Six coaches have been honoured with Dronacharya Awards, including Nagapuri Ramesh for Athletics, Sagar Mal Dhayal for Boxing and Raj Kumar Sharma for Cricket and Bishweshwar Nandi.