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Para Olympian Pramod Bhagat recommended for Khel Ratna Award

27/10/2021 at 6:51 PM

New Delhi, Oct 27: The National Sports Award  Committee has recommended the name of Pramod Bhagat, the Para Olympian Pramod Bhagat for Khel Ratna award for  2021 on Wednesday.

Bhagat brought laurels for India and Odisha at the recently concluded Tokyo Paralympics.National recognition Khel Ratna will motivate athletes to shuttle well in the coming International events, advocates the Committee.  

Earlier,the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) had recommended the names of shooter Manish Narwal, high jumper Sharad Kumar, shuttler Pramod Bhagat and javelin-thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar for Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021.

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