National Sports Award 2020 list PDF Download

National Sports Award conferred every year on National Sports Day (29th August) to recognize and reward excellence in Sports. President  Ram Nath Kovind presented the National Sports Award 2020 (Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award, and Dhyanchand Award ) on the National Sports Day 2020 (115th birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand ) to sportsperson from the country at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on 29th August.

The list of winners of the National Sports Award as per the recommendation of the Selection Committee was headed by Justice Mukundkam Sharma.

India celebrates its National sports day on 29th August every year to spread awareness on the importance of sports and daily activities in everyone’s life and also to honor the legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand, who was born on  29th August 1905.

On this day athletes were awarded in National Sports Award (Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award, and Dhyanchand Award) by President of India.

The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is the highest sporting honor in the country.

National Sports Award 2020 are

  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
  • Arjuna Award
  • Dronacharya Award
  • Dhyanchand Award
  • Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020
  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy

Read more details about the National Sports Award.

A total of 60 athletes were awarded in National Sports Awards 2020 in a different category. These are

  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna winner:5 persons
  • Arjuna Award winner: 27 persons
  • Dronacharya Award winner:13 persons
  • Dhyanchand Award: 15 persons

National Sports Award 2020 winner list

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020 winner list:

SI.No. Name of the Sportsperson Discipline
1.                   Shri Rohit Sharma Cricket
2.                   Shri Mariyappan T. Para Athletics
3.                   Ms. Manika Batra Table Tennis
4.                   Ms. Vinesh Wrestling
5.                   Ms. Rani Hockey

Arjuna Award 2020 winner list:

S. No. Name of the Sportsperson (Shri) Discipline
1.                   Shri Atanu Das Archery
2.                   Ms. Dutee Chand Athletics
3.                   Shri Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy Badminton
4.                   Shri Chirag Chandrasekhar Shetty Badminton
5.                   Shri Vishesh Bhriguvanshi Basketball
6.                   Subedar Manish Kaushik Boxing
7.                   Ms. Lovlina Borgohain Boxing
8.                   Shri Ishant Sharma Cricket
9.                   Ms. Deepti Sharma Cricket
10.              Shri Sawant Ajay Anant Equestrian
11.              Shri Sandesh Jhingan Football
12.              Ms. Aditi Ashok Golf
13.              Shri Akashdeep Singh Hockey
14.              Ms. Deepika Hockey
15.              Shri Deepak Kabaddi
16.              Shri Kale Sarika Sudhakar Kho Kho
17.              Shri Dattu Baban Bhokanal Rowing
18.              Ms. Manu Bhaker Shooting
19.              Shri Saurabh Chaudhary Shooting
20.              Ms. Madhurika Suhas Patkar Table Tennis
21.              Shri Divij Sharan Tennis
22.              Shri Shiva Keshavan Winter Sports
23.              Ms. Divya Kakran Wrestling
24.              Shri Rahul Aware Wrestling
25.              Shri Suyash Narayan Jadhav Para Swimming
26.              Shri Sandeep Para Athletics
27.              Shri Manish Narwal     Para Shooting

National Sports Awards 2020

Dronacharya Award 2020 winner list:

Life-Time Category:-

S. No. Name of the Coach Discipline
1.                   Shri Dharmendra Tiwary Archery
2.                   Shri Purushotham Rai Athletics
3.                   Shri Shiv Singh Boxing
4.                   Shri Romesh Pathania Hockey
5.                   Shri Krishan Kumar Hooda Kabaddi
6.                   Shri Vijay Bhalchandra Munishwar Para Powerlifting
7.                   Shri Naresh Kumar Tennis
8.                   Shri Om Parkash Dahiya Wrestling

Regular Category:-

S. No. Name of the Coach Discipline
1.                   Shri Jude Felix Sebastian Hockey
2.                   Shri Yogesh Malviya Mallakhamb
3.                   Shri Jaspal Rana Shooting
4.                   Shri Kuldeep Kumar Handoo Wushu
5.                   Shri Gaurav Khanna Para Badminton

Dhyanchand Award 2020 winner list:

S. No. Name of the Sportsperson Discipline
1.                   Shri Kuldip Singh Bhullar Athletics
2.                   Ms. Jincy Philips Athletics
3.                   Shri Pradeep Shrikrishna Gandhe Badminton
4.                   Ms. Trupti Murgunde Badminton
5.                   Ms. N. Usha Boxing
6.                   Shri Lakha Singh Boxing
7.                   Shri Sukhvinder Singh Sandhu Football
8.                   Shri Ajit Singh Hockey
9.                   Shri Manpreet Singh Kabaddi
10.              Shri J. Ranjith Kumar Para Athletics
11.              Shri Satyaprakash Tiwari Para Badminton
12.              Shri Manjeet Singh          Rowing
13.              Late Shri Sachin Nag Swimming
14.              Shri Nandan P Bal Tennis
15.              Shri Netarpal Hooda Wrestling

National Sports Awards 2020

Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020:

The main objective of the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar is to promote and encourage the involvement of corporates, voluntary organizations, sports control boards in the promotion and development of sports, and NGOs working on sport for development in the country.

The award is given in four categories

SI.No Category Entity/Organization
1 Identifying and Nurturing of Budding/Young Talent ·        Lakshya Institute

·        Army Sports Institute

2 Encouragement of sports through Corporate Social Responsibility  Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd.
3 Employment of Sports Persons and Sports Welfare Measures Air Force Sports Control Board
4 Sport For Development International Institute of Sports Management (IISM)

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy, 2020:

This award is being conferred to the overall top performing university in inter-university tournaments.

  • MAKA Trophy, 2020 winner-Panjab University, Chandigarh

National Sports Awards 2020

Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards 2019:

This awarded to recognize the spirit of adventure among the people of the country.

SI.No Name of the Sportsperson Category
1 Ms. Anita Devi         Land Adventure
2 Col. Sarfraz Singh Land Adventure
3 Shri Taka Tamut Land Adventure
4 Shri Narender Singh Land Adventure
5 Shri Keval Hiren Kakka Land Adventure
6 Shri Satendra Singh Water Adventure
7 Shri Gajanand Yadava Air Adventure
8 Late Shri Magan Bissa Life Time Achievement

National Sports Award 2020 list PDF Download

FAQ

Which award are given in sports?

Ans-Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award, and Dhyanchand Award, Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar, & Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy are given in sports.

Which is the highest award in sports?

Ans-The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is the highest award in sports.

Who got the Arjun Award in cricket in 2020?

Ans-Shri Ishant Sharma & Ms. Deepti Sharma got the Arjun Award in cricket in 2020.

Who got the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020  in cricket?

Ans- Rohit Sharma got the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020  in cricket

Which is the highest award given to a sports coach in India?

Ans-Dronacharya Award is the highest award given to a sports coach in India.

Which national sports award is best?

Ans- The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is the best in the national sports award.

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