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Arjuna Awards 2015 Winners

Arjuna Awards 2015 Winners List, Name, Sports: Arjuna Awards and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.Arjuna Award is given for consistently outstanding performance for four years preceding the year of award. A large number of nominations were received for these awards this year, which were considered by the Selection Committee headed by Mr. Justice V.K. Bali, former Chief Justice of Kerla High Court and consisting of eminent sportspersons and sports administrators. The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29, 2015. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardee will receive medal, certificate and award money of Rs. 7.5 lakh and Arjuna Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and award money of Rs.5 lakh each. Based on the recommendations of the Committee and after due scrutiny, the Government has approved to confer Arjuna Awards for 2015 upon the following sportspersons: 
Arjuna Awards 2015 Winners List:
S. No.
Name of the sportsperson
Discipline
1
Naib Subedar Sandeep Kumar
Archery
2
Ms. M.R. Poovamma
Athletics
3
Mr. Kidambi Srikanth Nammalwar
Badminton
4
Mr. Mandeep Jangra
Boxing
5
Mr. Rohit Sharma
Cricket
6
Ms. Dipa Karmakar
Gymnastic
7
Mr. Sreejesh P.R.
Hockey
8
Mr. Manjeet Chhillar
Kabaddi
9
Ms. Abhilasha Shashikant Mhatre
Kabaddi
10
Mr. Sawarn Singh
Rowing
11
Mr. Anup Kumar Yama
Roller Skating
12
Mr. Jitu Rai
Shooting
13
Shri S. Sathish Kumar
Weightlifting
14
Mr. Bajrang
Wrestling
15
Ms. Babita Kumari
Wrestling
16
Ms. Yumnam Sanathoi Devi
Wushu
17
Mr. Sharath M. Gayakwad 
Para-Swimming