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Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, Sindhu gets Padma Bhushan

New Delhi: Boxing nice Mary Kom has been conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the nation’s second-highest civilian award. Olympic silver medallist and badminton World Champion PV Sindhu has been conferred the Padma Bhushan because the names of the Padma awardees had been disclosed on Saturday on the eve of the 71st Republic Day.

Indian girls’s hockey captain Rani Rampal, girls’s soccer stalwart Oinam Bembem Devi, former cricketer Zaheer Khan, shooter Jitu Rai, former hockey captain and coach MP Ganesh and archer Tarundeep Rai, are amongst those that have gotten the Padma Shri award.

Thought-about some of the profitable beginner boxers of all time, Mary has gained gold on the World Championships a report six instances. She gained bronze within the 2012 London Olympics. In October 2019, she gained bronze on the World Championships in Ulan Ude, Russia — her eighth within the competitors.

Sindhu turned the primary Indian to win gold on the World Championships in August 2019 and the second lady on this planet to win 5 medals within the competitors. Her silver medal at Rio 2016 was additionally the primary to be gained by an Indian lady in any competitors.

(IANS)

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