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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 SportspersonDiscipline
1.                  Shri Rohit SharmaCricket
2.                  Shri Mariyappan T.Para Athletics
3.                  Ms. Manika BatraTable Tennis
4.                  Ms. VineshWrestling
5.                  Ms. RaniHockey

Arjuna Award 2020 winner list:

S. No.Name of the Sportsperson (Shri)Discipline
1.                  Shri Atanu DasArchery
2.                  Ms. Dutee ChandAthletics
3.                  Shri Satwik Sairaj RankireddyBadminton
4.                  Shri Chirag Chandrasekhar ShettyBadminton
5.                  Shri Vishesh BhriguvanshiBasketball
6.                  Subedar Manish KaushikBoxing
7.                  Ms. Lovlina BorgohainBoxing
8.                  Shri Ishant SharmaCricket
9.                  Ms. Deepti SharmaCricket
10.             Shri Sawant Ajay AnantEquestrian
11.             Shri Sandesh JhinganFootball
12.             Ms. Aditi AshokGolf
13.             Shri Akashdeep SinghHockey
14.             Ms. DeepikaHockey
15.             Shri DeepakKabaddi
16.             Shri Kale Sarika SudhakarKho Kho
17.             Shri Dattu Baban BhokanalRowing
18.             Ms. Manu BhakerShooting
19.             Shri Saurabh ChaudharyShooting
20.             Ms. Madhurika Suhas PatkarTable Tennis
21.             Shri Divij SharanTennis
22.             Shri Shiva KeshavanWinter Sports
23.             Ms. Divya KakranWrestling
24.             Shri Rahul AwareWrestling
25.             Shri Suyash Narayan JadhavPara Swimming
26.             Shri SandeepPara Athletics
27.             Shri Manish Narwal    Para Shooting

National Sports Awards 2020

Dronacharya Award 2020 winner list:

Life-Time Category:-

S. No.Name of the CoachDiscipline
1.                  Shri Dharmendra TiwaryArchery
2.                  Shri Purushotham RaiAthletics
3.                  Shri Shiv SinghBoxing
4.                  Shri Romesh PathaniaHockey
5.                  Shri Krishan Kumar HoodaKabaddi
6.                  Shri Vijay Bhalchandra MunishwarPara Powerlifting
7.                  Shri Naresh KumarTennis
8.                  Shri Om Parkash DahiyaWrestling

Regular Category:-

S. No.Name of the CoachDiscipline
1.                  Shri Jude Felix SebastianHockey
2.                  Shri Yogesh MalviyaMallakhamb
3.                  Shri Jaspal RanaShooting
4.                  Shri Kuldeep Kumar HandooWushu
5.                  Shri Gaurav KhannaPara Badminton

Dhyanchand Award 2020 winner list:

S. No.Name of the SportspersonDiscipline
1.                  Shri Kuldip Singh BhullarAthletics
2.                  Ms. Jincy PhilipsAthletics
3.                  Shri Pradeep Shrikrishna GandheBadminton
4.                  Ms. Trupti MurgundeBadminton
5.                  Ms. N. UshaBoxing
6.                  Shri Lakha SinghBoxing
7.                  Shri Sukhvinder Singh SandhuFootball
8.                  Shri Ajit SinghHockey
9.                  Shri Manpreet SinghKabaddi
10.             Shri J. Ranjith KumarPara Athletics
11.             Shri Satyaprakash TiwariPara Badminton
12.             Shri Manjeet Singh         Rowing
13.             Late Shri Sachin NagSwimming
14.             Shri Nandan P BalTennis
15.             Shri Netarpal HoodaWrestling

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.NoCategoryEntity/Organization
1Identifying and Nurturing of Budding/Young Talent·        Lakshya Institute

·        Army Sports Institute

2Encouragement of sports through Corporate Social Responsibility Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd.
3Employment of Sports Persons and Sports Welfare MeasuresAir Force Sports Control Board
4Sport For DevelopmentInternational 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.NoName of the SportspersonCategory
1Ms. Anita Devi        Land Adventure
2Col. Sarfraz SinghLand Adventure
3Shri Taka TamutLand Adventure
4Shri Narender SinghLand Adventure
5Shri Keval Hiren KakkaLand Adventure
6Shri Satendra SinghWater Adventure
7Shri Gajanand YadavaAir Adventure
8Late Shri Magan BissaLife Time Achievement

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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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