Amit Panghal, Vikas recommended for Khel Ratna Award; Lovlina for Arjuna

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Monday recommended the names of Amit Panghal and Vikas Krishan
Amit Panghal, Vikas recommended for Khel Ratna Award; Lovlina for Arjuna

NEW DELHI: The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Monday recommended the names of Amit Panghal and Vikas Krishan for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

"Boxing Federation of India has made due diligence exercise on the performances of athletes and coaches during the last four years," the BFI statement read.

Boxers Simranjeet Kaur, Lovlina Borgohain and Manish Kaushik have been recommended for the Arjuna Award while N. Usha has been recommended for the Dhyanchand Award by the federation.

The two recommendations for Dronacharya Award were coaches Chhote Lal Yadav and Mohammad Ali Qamar. IANS 

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