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National Sports Awards 2019

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Selection Committee for the Sports Awards 2019 has announced the National Sports Awards 2019. National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Selection Committee for the Sports Awards 2019 was headed by Justice Mukundakam Sharma, Retired Judge, Supreme Court.

Apart from a medal and a citation, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardee will receive a cash prize of Rs. 7.5 lakh. Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh each. A trophy and citation is given to the entity in the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar, 2019. Recipients of Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar will be given Trophies and certificates. Overall top performing university in inter-university tournaments will be given MAKA Trophy, award money of Rs. 10 lakh and certificate.

The complete list of awardees:


Sr. No. Award Name Discipline
1 RAJIV GANDHI KHEL RATNA AWARD Sh. Bajrang Punia Wrestling
2 RAJIV GANDHI KHEL RATNA AWARD Ms. Deepa Malik Para Athletics
3 DRONACHARYA AWARD (Regular Category) Sh. Vimal Kumar Badminton
4 DRONACHARYA AWARD (Regular Category) Sh. Sandeep Gupta Table tennis
5 DRONACHARYA AWARD (Regular Category ) Sh. Mohinder Singh Dhillon Athletics
6 DRONACHARYA AWARD (Life-Time Category) Sh. Merzban Patel Hockey
7 DRONACHARYA AWARD (Life-Time Category) Sh. Rambir Singh Khokhar Kabaddi
8 DRONACHARYA AWARD (Life-Time Category) Sh. Sanjay Bhardwaj Cricket
9 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Tajinderpal Singh Toor Athletics
10 ARJUNA AWARD Mohammed Anas Yahiya Athletics
11 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. S. Bhaskaran Body Building
12 ARJUNA AWARD Ms. Sonia Lather Boxing
13 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Ravindra Jadeja Cricket
14 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Chinglensana Singh Kangujam Hockey
15 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Ajay Thakur Kabaddi
16 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Gaurav Singh Gill Motor Sports
17 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Pramod Bhagat Para Sports (Badminton)
18 ARJUNA AWARD Ms. Anjum Moudgil Shooting
19 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Harmeet Rajul Desai Table Tennis
20 ARJUNA AWARD Ms. Pooja Dhanda Wrestling
21 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Fouaad Mirza Equestrian
22 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu Football
23 ARJUNA AWARD Ms. Poonam Yadav Cricket
24 ARJUNA AWARD Ms. Swapna Barman Athletics
25 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Sundar Singh Gurjar Para Sports (Athletics)
26 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth Badminton
27 ARJUNA AWARD Sh. Simran Singh Shergill Polo
28 DHYANCHAND AWARD Sh. Manuel Fredricks Hockey
29 DHYANCHAND AWARD Sh. Arup Basak Table Tennis
30 DHYANCHAND AWARD Sh. Manoj Kumar Wrestling
31 DHYANCHAND AWARD Sh. Nitten Kirrtane Tennis
32 DHYANCHAND AWARD Sh. C. Lalremsanga Archery
33 RASHTRIYA KHEL PROTSAHAN PURUSKAR (i) Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation(ii) GoSports Foundation Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young Talent’
34 RASHTRIYA KHEL PROTSAHAN PURUSKAR Rayalaseema Development Trust Sports for Development


Source: Press Information Bureau

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