National Sports Awards 2018 announced; MirabaiChanu, ViratKohli to get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

The National Sports Awards 2018 were announced by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on September 20, 2018.

Cricket captain ViratKohliand world champion weightlifter MirabaiChanu will jointly be conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2018, India’s highest sporting honour.

This year, the Ministry received a large number of nominations for these awards. The nominations were considered by the Selection Committees consisting of a former Olympian, Arjuna Awardees, Dronacharya Awardees, Dhyan Chand Awardees, Sport Journalists, Experts and sports administrators.

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