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Mary Kom first female athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan, 9 women athletes in Padma awards list

Six-time World Champion and 2012 Olympic medalist MC Mary Kom has been advisable by the sports activities ministry for nation’s second-highest civilian award – the Padma Vibushan. The 36-year-old pugilist turns into the primary girl athlete to have been advisable for the award, reported, Occasions of India. To not neglect, she has been already honoured with Padma Bhushan and Padma Shree in 2013 and 2006 respectively.

Until date, solely three sportspersons have obtained the Padma Vibhushan – Vishwanathan Anand (2007), Sachin Tendulkar (2008) and Sir Edmund Hillary (2008).

In what seems to be a transfer to encourage ladies athletes, all of the sportspersons advisable by the ministry this yr are ladies. Badminton world champion PV Sindhu has been nominated for Padma Bhushan, which is the nation’s third highest civilian award. Sindhu just lately clinched the World badminton championships title, beating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7, turning into the one Indian to win the title.

Aside from these two, Vinesh Phogat (boxing), Harmanpreet Kaur (cricket), Rani Rampal (hockey), Suma Shirur (capturing), Manika Batra (desk tennis), Tashi and Nungshi Malik (mountaineering) have been advisable for Padma Shri awards.

The ultimate checklist of the awardees will likely be launched on 25 January 2020 by the Padma awards committee.

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Arihant Chopra has been working in the Sports industry. He currently contributes for Trevino by writing about sports content. He started his career with Trevino to get started as a journalist.

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