B Sai Praneeth, K Srikanth Nominated For Khel Ratna


New Delhi: Indian shuttlers B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth have been nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by the Badminton Association of India (BAI).

The BAI has also nominated HS Prannoy, Pranav Jerry Chopra and Sameer Verma for the Arjuna honour. Besides, the federation also sent applications of S Muralidharan and PU Bhaskar Babu for the Dronacharya award.

Praneeth, who won a bronze medal at the 2019 World Championship, is the only men’s singles shuttler to have qualified for the Tokyo Games.

Srikanth has been struggling of late but won four titles in 2017.

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