Arjuna Award Will Motivate Me For Tokyo Olympics, Says Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand is the first Indian athlete to win in the World University Games.© AFP

Ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand on Saturday said the Arjuna Award will motivate her for next year’s Tokyo Olympics and it will also inspire young athletes to pick up a sport. The Sports Ministry on Friday confirmed that five athletes will receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while 27 athletes will be conferred with the Arjuna Award on August 29 at the National Sports Awards ceremony. Batsman Rohit Sharma, Mariyappan T. (Para-Athletics), Manika Batra (Table Tennis), Vinesh…

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