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List of Khel Ratna Awardees

16-MAY-2014 17:47

    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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