Bhambri, Bopanna get Arjuna nods

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has nominated the country’s top singles player Yuki Bhambri and doubles expert Rohan Bopanna for the Arjuna award.Bhambri recently reclaimed his place in top-100 after a string of impressive performances, achieving his career-best rank of 83. “It’s an honour to be nominated. It’s acknowledgment of my hard work,” said Bhambri.In boxing, World Championship bronze-medallist Gaurav Bidhuri and Asian silver-medallist Sonia Lather have been nominated by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) for the Arjuna award.Women’s chief coach Shiv Singh, and his assistants Bhaskar Bhatt and Sandhya Gurung have been nominated for the Dronacharya award, according to a BFI official.Shooters Shreyasi Singh, Ankur Mittal, Shahzar Rizvi and Pooja Ghatkar have been recommended for coveted award by the National Rifle Association of India.

Courtesy : The Hindu

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