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Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports gave Arjuna Awards

Newdelhi:16/7/19:Shri Kiren Rijuju, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports today gave Arjuna Awards to Ms. Smriti Mandhana (Cricket) and Shri Rohan Bopanna (Tennis) in a ceremony held in New Delhi.

Ms. Smriti Mandhana and Shri Rohan Bopanna were selected for Arjuna Awards 2018 for their outstanding achievements in the sports disciplines of Cricket and Tennis respectively. They could not receive the Arjuna Awards from President of India during the Award Ceremony held on 25th September 2018, as they were out of the country at that time taking part in international tournaments.

 

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Ms. Smriti Mandhana is one of the finest women cricketers to have represented India in all formats in recent times. She is first Indian woman to achieve a double-hundred in a one-day game. She is the only Indian player to be named in the ICC Women’s Team of the Year 2016. She was given Best International Cricketer (Women) Award by BCCI for 2017-18.Shri Rohan Bopanna is one of the outstanding tennis players in the country. He won gold Medal in Men’s Doubles in Asian Games 2018. He is fourth Indian Player to win a Grand Slam (French Open) Title in Mixed Doubles in 2017

 

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