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Congratulations to Abhijeet Gupta on winning the Arjuna Award

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Monday, 19 August 2013


GM Abhijeet Gupta (Indian grandmaster, Commonwealth champion, winner of individual silver medal at the Chess Olympiad) has received an Arjuna award.

The Arjuna Awards were instituted in 1961 by the government of India to recognize outstanding achievement in National sports. The award carries a cash prize of INR 500,000 (roughly $8,000), a bronze statuette of Arjuna and a scroll.

The list of winners in 2013:

Virat Kohli (Cricket),
Chekrovolu Swuro (Archery),
Renjith Maheshwary (Athletics),
P V Sindhu (Badminton),
Kavita Chahal (Boxing),
Rupesh Shah (Snooker),
Gaganjeet Bhullar (Golf),
Saba Anjum (Hockey),
Rajkumari Rathore (Shooting),
Joshna Chinappa (Squash),
Mouma Das (Table Tennis),
Neha Rathi (Wrestling),
Dharmendra Dalal (Wrestling),
Abhijeet Gupta (Chess)
Amit Kumar Saroha (Para sports)

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