Neeraj Chopra nominated for Rajeev Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

The Athletics Federation of India on Wednesday confirmed recommending star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Neeraj Chopra has been nominated for Khel Ratna for third time in a row.

The 22-year-old Chopra has already being conferred with the Arjuna Award in 2018 after winning a gold at the 2018 Commonwealth. In that year, he was also recommended for the Khel Ratna.

PTI had already reported that Chopra was AFI’s pick for the Khel Ratna for the third year in a row and India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand for the Arjuna Award.

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