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Famous Personalities

Jalandhar has produced many world famous sports personalities. Prominent among them are:

Mohinder Amarnath

Harbhajan Singh

Great Khali

Ajit Singh

Surjit Singh

Pargat Singh

Here is a list of prominent sportspersons from Jalandhar who have won Padam Shree and or Arjuna awards.

Discipline Name Award
Basketball Sh. Sajjan Singh Cheema Arjuna Awardee
Basketball Sh. Anil Punj Arjuna Awardee
Boxing Sh. Kaur Singh Padam Shree & Arjuna Awardee
Football Sh. Gurdev Singh Arjuna Awardee
Kabbadi Sh. Balwinder Singh Fida Arjuna Awardee
Kabbadi Sh. Narinder Singh Arjuna Awardee
Hockey Sh. Pargat Singh Padam Shree & Arjuna Awardee
Hockey Sh. Baljit Dhillon Arjuna Awardee
Hockey Sh. Baljit Saini Arjuna Awardee
Hockey Captain Haripal Kaushik Arjuna Awardee
Hockey Sh. Baldev Singh Arjuna Awardee
Hockey Sh. Ajit Pal Singh Arjuna Awardee
Hockey Sh. Surinder Singh Sodhi Arjuna Awardee
Hockey Sh. Devinder Singh Garcha Arjuna Awardee
Weight Lifting Sh. Dalbir Singh Arjuna Awardee
Wrestling Sh. Kartar Singh Arjuna Awardee
Wrestling Sh. Randhir Singh Dheera Arjuna Awardee
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