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Neeraj recommended for Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award

Neeraj Chopra.

Neeraj Chopra.  

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AFI suggests Usha for Drona Award

Recently crowned Commonwealth Games javelin champion Neeraj Chopra has been recommended by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.

In addition to the Khel Ratna, the 20-year-old has also been recommended for the Arjuna Award by the AFI. Javelin thrower Annu Rani and four-time CWG medallist discus thrower Seema Antil Punia also have been recommended for the Arjuna Award

The federation has nominated P.T. Usha and India youth team coach Sanjay Garnaik for the Dronacharya Award. Bobby Aloysis, Kuldeep Singh Bhullar and Jata Shankar have been recommended for the Dhyan Chand Award, while T.P. Ouseph has been recommended for Life Time Achievement Award.

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