Here’s The Complete List Of The Sportspersons That Were Honored With The Khel Ratna Awards This Year

This year has been one of the most eventful years for all the sportsperson of our country. Be it the Olympics or Paralympics, our people have made their way to the top and succeeded in every path. It has been pouring medals for our country and appreciating these great talents for the tremendous hard work they’ve put in to bring our country those honors is much needed.

Ninna Delhi Rashtrapati Bhavan lo jarigina Khel Ratna Awards lo chala mandhi talented sportsperson ni appreciate chesthu, vallani ee honor tho mana President Ram Nath Kovind felicitate chesaru. A total of 12 sportspeople of our country have received this great honor. And here are their names

Neeraj Chopra

The golden boy of our country. The josh was so high when he won gold for our country at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The medal that he brought along has brought him a lot of honor and appreciation from across the country. And adding to it is the Khel Ratna Award.

Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra receives Khel Ratna Award with 11  others | Sports News,The Indian Express

Manpreet Singh

The man who has led our Indian hockey team towards the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics this season. The captain of the team, Manpreet Singh has been felicitated with this honor for making this possible for our country after many years.

Jalandhar hero Inidian Hockey Team Captain Manpreet Singh Get Major Dhyan  Chand Khel Ratna Award

Mithali Raj

One of the most amazing talents of our Women Indian cricket team has been felicitated with Khel Ratna for her great contribution to the game. The Indian railways’ lady also makes the record to be the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket.

Hope my journey inspires young girls to pursue their dreams: Mithali Raj-  The New Indian Express

Lovlina Borgohain

The 24-year-old girl that has won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics and brought great honor to our country deserves every bit of appreciation and felicitation there is. The hardships she has been through to get here is truly commendable.

Lovlina Borgohain Conferred With Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award

Ravi Kumar Dahiya

The 23-year-old freestyle wrestler from Haryana has stormed his way and won a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. His final match for the gold has been one of the most-watched matches this summer.


PR Sreejesh

One of the main reasons for our Hockey team winning a medal at the Olympics, the goalkeeper, former captain of the team. His experience played a vital role in Tokyo as he has been a part of the team for the longest time.


Sunil Chhetri

Asalu football ki mana country lo ekkuva recognition kuda leni time lo, mana country ni high levels lo represent chesthu, lead chesthu ostunnadu, Sunil. His achievements have been remarkable. He is also the first Indian footballer to ever receive a Khel Ratna.

Sunil Chhetri Conferred With Khel Ratna Award 2021; Receives Honour From  President Kovind

Pramod Bhagat

As this year has been one of the best for our para-athletes, the para-badminton player Pramod receives Khel Ratna after he bags a Gold medal by the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. He now stands to be world number 1 in para-badminton singles.

Watch] National Sports Award: Odisha's Pramod Bhagat Receives Major Dhyan  Chand Khel Ratna Award – Odisha Bytes

Sumit Antil

Paralympian Javelin thrower Sumit brought India a gold medal at the recent Tokyo Olympics 2020.

In pics: From javelin champ Neeraj Chopra to cricketer Mithali Raj – the  2021 Khel Ratna awardees

Avani Lekhara

The youngest champ of our country, Rifle shooter Avani has been felicitated with the Khel Ratna.  She is the first Indian Paralympian to win two medals at the Paralympics. Her medals, her performance, her willpower have been appreciated throughout.

राजस्थान की अवनि, कृष्णा समेत 12 खिलाड़ियों को खेल रत्न, राष्ट्रपति ने किया  सम्मानित

Manish Narwal

One of the best shooters India has. Ace shooter, Parathlete Manish has won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.


Krishna Nagar

The Tokyo Paralympics ended on a great note this year with the gold medal of our para-badminton player. Unfortunately, he misses out on the ceremony.

Krishna Nagar (@Krishnanagar99) | توییتر

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