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Bindra, Gopichand in jury for Indian Sports Honours

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

India's first and only individual gold-medallist and national coach have been named jury members for the second Indian Honours to be presented here on February 16.

Former Indian Sardar Singh, veteran Mahesh Bhupathi, legendary PT Usha and former shooter are also a part of the selection panel.

"The award an gets is just not for that individual but it also recognises the team and support staff which is committed for the athlete's success, the award is just not a reflection of an individual's success but it reflects his/her team's efforts too," shooting ace said.

The Indian Honours (ISH) is a joint initiative of and the

The members of jury recently came together in Kolkata to select the winners which were nominated in every category.

The nominations were shortlisted by Journalist Federation of (SJFI) and voted by over 200 journalists to select the final nominees.

Elaborating on the the jury, Goenka said, "We welcome the Indian sports legends into the jury, and express our heartfelt gratitude for accepting to join the panel in celebrating the legends of Indian sports.

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First Published: Mon, February 04 2019. 18:45 IST