National Sport Award
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards: Vijay Kumar (Shooting) and Yogeshwar Datt (Wrestling), Includes medal, citation and cash prize of Rs. 7.5 lakh
Arjuna Awards: Archery: Deepika Singh Laishram Bombalya Devi; Athletics: Sudha Singh, Kavita Ramdas Raut; Badminton: Ashwini Ponnappa, Parupalli Kashyap; Billiards and Snooker: Aditya S Mehta; Boxing: Vikas Krishna; Cricket: Yuvraj Singh; Hockey: Sardar Singh; Judo: Yashpal Solanki; Kabaddi: Anup Kumar; Polo: Samir Suhag; Shooting: Anu Raj Singh; Omkar Singh, Joydeep Karmakar; Squash: Deepika Pallikai; Swimming: Sandeep Sejwal; Weightlifting: Ng. Sonia Chanu; Wrestling: Narsingh Yadav, Rajinder Kumar, Geeta Phogat; Wushu: M. Bimoljit Simgh; Athletic-Paralympics: Deepa Mallick, Ramkaran Singh (Includes medal, citation and cash prize of Rs.5lakh each) Dronacharya Awards: Yashvir Singh (Wrestling), B.I. Fernandez (Boxing), Virendra Poonia (Athletics), Sunil Dubas (Kabaddi), Dr. Satyapal (Parathletics) and Harinder Singh (Hockey).
Miss World Pageant
Chinese entrant Wan Xia Yu won the crown of the world’s most beautiful women at the Miss World pageant held at ordos, a mining town in China’s Inner Mongolia. Wales’s Sophie Moulds was first runner-up and the second runner-up position went to Jessica kahawaty of Australia. The 20-years-old Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2012-Vanya Mishra won two titles—the ‘Multimedia Award’ that measured contestant’ social networking skills and ‘Beauty with A Purpose’, an award for special dedication to a charitable project of cause.