AFI Nominates Ace Sprinter Dutee Chand for Arjuna Award

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New Delhi: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has nominated Odisha ace sprinter Dutee Chand for the prestigious Arjun award.

The AFI has recommended star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, country’s highest sporting honour.

AFI Nominations for 2020 Awards-

Arjuna Award:

Men: 1. Arpinder Singh 2. Manjit Singh;

Women: 1. Dutee Chand 2. P.U. Chitra

Dronacharya Award:

Radhakrishnan Nair

Dyanchand Award:

Men- Kuldip Singh Bhullar;

Women- Jincy Philip

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratan Award:

Neeraj Chopra

The Sports Ministry will shortlist the nominations received from various national federations with the awards to be presented on National Sports Day, August 29.

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