P. T. Usha (Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha)

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P. T. Usha: Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha

Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha (born 27 June 1964) is a retired Indian track and field athlete. She has been associated with Indian athletics since 1979. She is often called the “queen of Indian track and field”.

Awards and honours

  • D.Litt. (Honoris causa) conferred by University of Calicut, 2018
  • Padma Shri in 1985
  • Arjuna Award in 1983

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