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National Sports Award 2020 announced by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports


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National Sports Award 2020 announced by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Key Points :

National Sports Award 2020 will be conducted in a Virtual environment this year due to Covid-19. The Award Ceremony will be telecast live on Doordarshan (DD)on August 29,2020.President of India Ram Nath Kovind will connect virtually to the regional centres of Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) from the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

National Sports Award Winners 2020:
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award :

«  Para-Athlete gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu will receive the  Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

«  Cricketer Rohit Sharma, Wrestler Vinesh Phogat, Table Tennis player Manika Batra and Indian Women's Hockey team captain Rani Rampal will receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Arjuna Award :

For Arjuna award,27 sports persons were selected this year.
Awardees :

«  Archer Atanu Das, Athlete Dutee Chand, Basketball player Vishesh Bhriguvanshi,  Equestrian player Sawant Ajay Anant, Football player Sandesh Jhingan, Para swimmer  Suyash Narayan Jadhav, Para-athlete Sandeep, Para shooter Manish Narwal and Aditi Ashok for Golf.

«  Kabaddi player Deepak, Kho Kho player  Kale Sarika SudhakarRower Dattu Baban Bhokanal, Tennis player Divij Sharan, Winter sports player Shiva Keshavan and Madhurika Suhas Patkar for Table Tennis

«  Badminton -   Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Chandrasekhar Shetty

«  Boxing         -   Subedar Manish Kaushik, Lovlina Borgohain

DHYAN CHAND  AWARD :

Awardees

Sports

Kuldip Singh Bhullar, Jincy Philips

Athletics

Pradeep Shrikrishna Gandhe, Trupti Murgunde

Badminton

N. Usha, Lakha Singh

Boxing

Sukhvinder Singh Sandhu

Football

Ajit Singh

Hockey

Manpreet Singh

Kabaddi


DRONACHARYA AWARD :
Life- Time Category :

Awardees

Sports

Dharmendra Tiwary

Archery

Purushotham Rai 

Athletics

Shiv Singh

Boxing

Romesh Pathania

Hockey

Krishan Kumar Hooda

Kabaddi

Vijay Bhalchandra Munishwar

Para Powerlifting

Naresh Kumar

Tennis

Om Parkash Dahiya

Wrestling

Regular Category :

Awardees

Sports

Jude Felix Sebastian

Hockey

Kuldeep Kumar Handoo

Wushu

Gaurav Khanna 

Para-Badminton

Yogesh Malviya 

Mallakhamb

 

TENZING NORGAY NATIONAL ADVENTURE AWARD :

Awardees receiving this award  are Anita Devi Taka Tamut Narender Singh Keval Hiren Kakka Col. Sarfraz Singh for Land Adventure, Satendra Singh for Water Adventure, Gajanand Yadava for Air Adventure and Late Shri Magan Bissa for Lifetime Achievement.

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National Sports Award 2020 announced by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports