National Sports Awards 2021 PDF

The National Sports Awards for the year 2021 were announced by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. President of India Shri Ramnath Kovind will felicitate the awardees on 13th November, 2021. The National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. The National Sports Awards 2021 PDF given below.

Every year on National Sports Day (29th August) the National Sports Awards   awarded in excellence in Sports to sportsperson from the country at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on 29th August. But due to some problem ,this year “The National Sports Awards” will awarded on 13th November 2021 by President of India Shri Ramnath Kovind.

This year the name of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award” changed to “Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award” 2021.

The list of selected sportsperson who will receive these awards this year given below .

The Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award is the highest sporting honor in the country.

National Sports Awards 2021 are

  • Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award Arjuna Award
  • Dronacharya Award
  • Dhyanchand Award
  • Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2021
  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy

A total of 62 athletes were awarded in National Sports Awards 2021 in a different category. These are

  • Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award winner:12 persons
  • Arjuna Award winner: 35 persons
  • Dronacharya Award winner:10 persons
  • Dhyanchand Award:  5 persons

National Sports Awards 2021 winners list

Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021

Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021 is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of previous four years. Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021 will be given to 12 Sports persons.

SI No Name of the Sportsperson Discipline
1 Neeraj Chopra Athletics( javelin throw)
2 Ravi Kumar Wrestling
3 Lovlina Borgohain Boxing
4 Sreejesh P.R Hockey
5 Avani Lekhara Para Shooting
6 Sumit Antil Para Athletics
7 Pramod Bhagat ParaBadminton
8 Krishna Nagar ParaBadminton
9 Manish Narwal Para Shooting
10 Mithali Raj Cricket
11 Sunil Chhetri Football
12 Manpreet Singh Hockey

Arjuna Awards 2021

Arjuna Award for outstanding performance in Sports and Games’ is given for good performance over a period of previous four years and showing qualities of leadership, sportsmanship and a sense of discipline

SI No Name of the Sportsperson Discipline
1 Abhishek Verma Shooting
2 AmitRohidas Hockey
3 Ankita Raina Tennis
4 Arpinder Singh Athletics
5 Bhavani Devi Chadalavada Anandha Sundhararaman Fencing
6 Bhavina Patel Para Table Tennis
7 BirendraLakra Hockey
8 Deepak Punia Wrestling
9 Dilpreet Singh Hockey
10 Gurjant Singh Hockey
11 Hardik Singh Hockey
12 Harman Preet Singh Hockey
13 Harvinder Singh Para Archery
14 HimaniUttamParab Mallakhamb
15 Lalit Kumar Upadhyay Hockey
16 Mandeep Singh Hockey
17 Monika Hockey
18 Nilakanta Sharma Hockey
19 Nishad Kumar Para Athletics
20 Praveen Kumar Para Athletics
21 Rupinder Pal Singh Hockey
22 SandeepNarwal Kabaddi
23 Shamsher Singh Hockey
24 Sharad Kumar Para Athletics
25 Shikhar Dhawan Cricket
26 Simranjeet Singh Hockey
27 SimranjitKaur Boxing
28 SinghrajAdhana Para Shooting
29 SuhashYathiraj ParaBadminton
30 Sumit Hockey
31 Surender Kumar Hockey
32 VandanaKatariya Hockey
33 Varun Kumar Hockey
34 Vivek Sagar Prasad Hockey
35 YogeshKathuniya Para Athletics

 Dronacharya Award 2021 

Dronacharya Award for outstanding coaches in Sports and Games’ is given to coaches for doing outstanding and meritorious work on a consistent basis and enabling sportspersons to excel in International events

Dronacharya Award 2021(Life-Time Category):

SI No Name of the Coach Discipline
1 Ashan Kumar Kabaddi
2 SarkarTalwar Cricket
3 Sarpal Singh Hockey
4 T. P. Ouseph Athletics
5 Tapan Kumar Panigrahi Swimming

Dronacharya Award (Regular Category):

SI No Name of the Coach Discipline
1 Radhakrishnan Nair P Athletics
2 SandhyaGurung Boxing
3 PritamSiwach Hockey
4 Jai PrakashNautiyal Para Shooting
5 Subramanian Raman Table Tennis

Dhyan Chand Award 2021

Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime achievement in Sports and Games’ is given to honour sportspersons who have contributed to sports by their performance and continue to contribute to promotion of sports event after their retirement.

SI No Name of the Sportsperson Discipline
1 Abhijeet Kunte Chess
2 Davinder Singh Garcha Hockey
3 Lekha K.C. Boxing
4 Sajjan Singh Wrestling
5 Vikas Kumar Kabaddi

Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2021

Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar’ is given to corporate entities (both in private and public sector), sports control boards, NGOs including sports bodies at theState and National level who have played a visible role in the area of sports promotion and development

SI No Category Entity recommended for RashtriyaKhelProtsahanPuraskar, 2021
1 Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young Talent ManavRachna Educational Institution
2 Encouragement to sports through Corporate Social Responsibility Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy 2021:

  • Panjab University: Chandigarh.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q.Which is highest award in sports?

Ans-Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award is the highest award in sports.

Q. Who got the Arjun Award in cricket?

Ans- Shikhar Dhawan won Arjun Award in cricket.

Q.Who got the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award in cricket?

Ans-  Mithali Raj got the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award in cricket.

 

 

 

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