This is the most prestigious award in the field of sports in India. Viswanathan Anand (Chess) was the first recipient of the award.
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Arjuna Awards is conferred on the outstanding sports persons. Instituted in 1961, the award has been conferred on 683 sportsperson till 2016. Here is a list of Arjuna Award recipients separated according to different sports and games.
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards was instituted in 1991-92. Viswanathan Anand (Chess) was the first awardee. There has been 32 awardees till 2016. Joint winners have been announced on 5 occasions. In 2016 the award was shared by maximum four sportsperson. In 1993-94 and 2014 the award was not conferred on anyone. Shooting event has […]