New Delhi, Jul 21: The Sports Ministry has released the list of sports personalities who will be honored this year with Arjuna, Drona and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards.
The list of sports persons nominated for awards are:
For Rajiv Khel Ratna:
For Arjuna Award:
For the Dronacharya Award:
The list has not only set a new record for naming three sports persons for the country's highest sporting award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, it has made the sports circuit very happy by naming Mary Kom as one of the nominees.
Also in the list are sports persons like Saina Nehwal, Sushil Kumar and Vijendra Kumar who are among those who have made India proud in high level international tournaments.