rajiv gandhi khel ratna award information

rajiv gandhi khel ratna award information

  • The Rajiv Ghandhi Khel Ratna Award is india’s highest achievement Award in sports.
  • The award was instituted in 1991-1992 and awarded by Gevernment of india.
  • First awardees – Viswanathan Anand (1991).

Full list of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 1991 to 2014

  1. 1992 :—-    Viswanathan Anand (chess).
  2. 1993 :—-    Geet Seth (Billiards).
  3. 1995 :—-    Cdr. Homi D. Motivala ad and Lt. Cdr. P. K. Garg(Yachting) team.
  4. 1996 :—-    Karnam Malleswari (Weightlifting).
  5. 1997 :—-    Nameirakpam Kunjarani (Weightlifting) and Leander Paes (Tennis).
  6. 1998 :—-    Sachin Tendulkar (cricket).
  7. 1999 :—-    Jyotirmoyee Sikdar (Athletics).
  8. 2000 :—–    Dhanraj Pillay (Hockey).
  9. 2001 :—-    Pullela Gopichand (Badminton).
  10. 2002 :—-    Abhinav Bindra (Shooting).
  11. 2003 :—-    Anjali Bhagwat (shooting) and K. M. Beenamol (Athletics).
  12. 2004 :—-    Anju Bobby George (Athletics).
  13. 2005 :—-    Lt. Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (Shooting).
  14. 2006 :—-    Pankaj Advani (Billiards and Snooker).
  15. 2007 :—-    Manavjit Singh Sandhu (Shooting).
  16. 2008 :—-    Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Cricket).
  17. 2009 :—-    Mary Kom (Boxing) and Vijender Singh (Boxing) and Sushil Kumar (Wrestling).
  18. 2010 :—-    Saina Nehwal ( Badminton).
  19. 2011 :—-    Gagan Narang (Shooting).
  20. 2012 :—-    Vijay Kumar (Shooting) and Yogeshwar Dutt (Wrestling).
  21. 2013 :—-    Ronjan Sodhi (shooting).
  22. 2015 :—-    Sania Mirza (Tennis).
  23. 2016 :—-    P. V. Sindhu(Badminton), Dipa Karmakar (Gymnastics), Jitu Rai (Shooting),  Sakshi Malik (Wrestling).
  24. 2017 :—-     Devendra Jhajaria (Javelin throw) , Sardar Singh (Hockey).
  25. 2018 :—-    Virat Kohli (Cricket) ,Mirabai Chanu ( Weightlifting ).
  26. 2019 :—-    Deepa Malik (Paralympic) (shot put, javelin, others)
  27. 2019 :—-    Bajrang Punia (Wrestling).
  28. 2020 :—-    Rohit Sharma (Cricket).
  29. 2020 :—-    Mariyappan Thangavelu ( Paralympic high jump).
  30. 2020 :—-    Manika Batra (Table Tennis).
  31. 2020 :—-    Vinesh Phogat (Wrestling).
  32. 2020 :—-    Rani Rampal (Hockey (Women).
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