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Olympic silver medalist Vijay Kumar gets Padma Shri

Last updated on: April 22, 2013 14:34 IST

London Olympics silver medalist Vijay Kumar was conferred the Padma Shri by the President in a prestigious ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, on Saturday.

Vijay Kumar receives the Padma Shri from President Pranab MukherjeeThe shooter awarded for his exceptional achievements in the field of Sports which included the silver medal in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the 2012 London Olympics.