List of Arjuna Award, Khel Ratna Winners 2013

The Arjuna Award and Khel Ratna awards for the year 2013 were presented to the top athletes and sportsperson by the President of India in New Delhi on August 31, 2013. A total of fourteen athletes got the Arjuna Award for 2013 and Ranjan Singh Sodhi was awarded with the Khel Ratna Award 2013.

The winners of Arjuna Award get a sum of Rs 5,00,000 and the Khel Ratna winner gets a sum of Rs 7,50,000.

Here is a list of List of Arjuna Award, Khel Ratna Winners 2013.

Ranjan Singh Sodhi  - Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award Winner 2013

Ranjan Singh Sodhi – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award Winner 2013

 Abhijeet Gupta (Chess) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Abhijeet Gupta (Chess) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Amit Kumar Saroha (Athletics) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Amit Kumar Saroha (Athletics) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Chekrovolu Swuro (Archery) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Chekrovolu Swuro (Archery) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Dharmender Dalal ( Wrestling ) - Arjuna Award

Dharmender Dalal ( Wrestling ) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Gaganjeet Bhullar ( GOLF ) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Gaganjeet Bhullar ( GOLF ) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Joshna Chinappa (Squash) - Arjuna Award

Joshna Chinappa (Squash) – Arjuna Award

Kavita Chahal (Boxing) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Kavita Chahal (Boxing) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Neha Rathi (Wrestling) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Neha Rathi (Wrestling) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

PV Sindhu ( Badminton ) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

PV Sindhu ( Badminton ) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Rajkumari Rathore (Shooting) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Rajkumari Rathore (Shooting) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Renjith Maheshwary (Athletics) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Renjith Maheshwary (Athletics) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

 

Virat Kohli - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Virat Kohli – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Saba Anjum (Hockey) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Saba Anjum (Hockey) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Rupesh Shah (Snooker and Billiards) - Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Rupesh Shah (Snooker and Billiards) – Arjuna Award Winner 2013

Here is the list in tabular format:

Arjuna Award Winners 2013:

Abhijeet Gupta Chess
Amit Kumar Saroha Athletics
Chekrovolu Swuro Archery
Dharmender Dalal Wrestling
Gaganjeet Bhullar Golf
Joshna Chinappa Squash
Kavita Chahal Boxing
Neha Rathi Wrestling
PV Sindhu Badminton
Rajkumari Rathore Shooting
Renjith Maheshwary Athletics
Rupesh Shah Snooker and Billiards
Saba Anjum Hockey
Virat Kohli Cricket

 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, a bronze statuette of Arjuna and a scroll.

The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (RGKR) is India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports. The words “Khel Ratna” literally mean “sports gem” in Hindi. The award is named after the late Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. It carries a medal, a scroll of honour and a substantial cash component. Up to 2004–05, the cash component was Rs. 500,000/- (c.11,500 USD).The money has been increased from Rs. 500,000 to Rs. 750,000.