Yuvraj to get Arjuna Award; Khel Ratna for 2 medallists

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New Delhi, Aug 18: Ace cricketer Yuvraj Singh is set to get the Arjuna Award this year, announced the Union Sports Ministry on Saturday. The ministry has also decided to reward Olympic medal-winners Vijay Kumar (shooting) and Yogeshwar Dutt (wrestling) with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. While Vijay Kumar won silver, Yogeshwar won a bronze at the recently-concluded mega showdown.

Yuvraj was recently included in the Indian squad for the T20 World Cup following his prolonged treatment for cancer in the US.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 18:34 [IST]
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