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6 Sports Personalities Who Won Padma Award 2018

Padma awards are highest civilian awards in India. It includes Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. Padma awards were instituted in 1954. In 2018, Padma awards have been conferred to 85 distinct personalities from different fields like art, culture, medicine, literature, civil services, science and technology, sports and others. This year 6 sports personalities were awarded with Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Padma Bhushan)

He has been recognised as one of the most successful Cricket Captains of India. He is the First and only Captain to win all 3 ICC limited overs trophies. He is also awarded with Padma Bhushan award. He hails from Jharkhand.