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Arjuna Award

The Arjuna Awards are given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, government of India to recognize outstanding achievement in National sports. Instituted in 1961, the award carries a cash prize of Rs. 500,000, a bronze statuette of Arjuna and a scroll.
Only international level performance of sportspersons will be taken into account when deciding the awardees

l  Instituted          1961
l  First awarded   1961
l  Last awarded   2014
l  Awarded by      Govt. of India
l  Cash award      INR 500,000

Recipients-2014
Recipient
Sport
Jai Bhagwan

Boxing Award

Valiyaveetil Diju

Badminton Award

Anaka Alankamony

Squash Award

Tintu Lukka

Athletics Award

Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda

Athletics Award

Abhishek Verma

Archery Award

Mamta Pujari

Kabaddi Award

Tom Joseph

Volleyball Award

Anirban Lahiri

Golf Award

Geethu Anna Jose

Basketball Award

Sunil Kumar Rana

Wrestling Award

Yumnam Chanu

Weightlifting Award

Heena Sidhu

Shooting Award

Saji Thomas

Rowing Award


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