List of Khel Ratna Awardees

Here you can find the list of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardees. The following table can be useful for the competitive exams such as IAS/ PCS, Banking and SSC.
Created On: May 16, 2014 17:47 IST
Modified On: May 21, 2014 10:38 IST

Here you can find the list of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardees. The following table can be useful for the competitive exams such as IAS/ PCS, Banking and SSC. The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (RGKR) award is India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports.

Recipient

Year

Sport

Viswanathan Anand

1991-1992

Chess

Geet Sethi

1992-1993

Billiards

Not Awarded

1993-1994

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Cdr. Homi D. Motivala & Lt. Cdr. PK Garg

1994-1995

Yachting

Karnam Malleswari

1995-1996

Weightlifting

Leander Paes; N Kunjurani Devi

(Jointly)

1996-1997

Tennis; Weightlifting

Sachin Tendulkar

1997-1998

Cricket

Jyotirmoyee Sikdar

1998-1999

Athletics

Dhanraj Pillay

1999-2000

Hockey

Pullela Gopichand

2000-2001

Badminton

Abhinav Bindra

2001-2002

Shooting

Anjali Bhagwat; KM Beenamol

(Jointly)

2002-2003

Shooting; Athletics

Anju Bobby George

2003-2004

Athletics

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

2004-2005

Shooting

Pankaj Advani

2005-2006

Billiards & Snooker

Manavjit Singh Sandhu

2006-2007

Shooting

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

2007-2008

Cricket

Mary Kom, Vijender Singh and

Sushil Kumar

2008-2009

Boxing; Boxing & Wrestling

Saina Nehwal

2009-10

Badminton

Gagan Narang

2010-11

Shooting

Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt

2011-12

Shooting and Wrestling

Ranjan Sodhi

2012-13

Shooting

 

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