Winners of Arjuna Awards 2017 – Full List for Competitive Exams Winners of Arjuna Awards 2017 – Full List for Competitive Exams
Arjuna Awards 2017   Hello Friends, National Sports Awards for the year 2017 have been announced. Hereby we are providing a list of winners... Winners of Arjuna Awards 2017 – Full List for Competitive Exams

Arjuna Awards 2017

 

Hello Friends,

National Sports Awards for the year 2017 have been announced. Hereby we are providing a list of winners of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2017, Arjuna Award 2017, Dronacharya Award 2017 and Dhyan Chand Award 2017.

 

 

 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards

  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in Sports and Gamesis the highest sporting honour of India.
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years.
  • Selection Committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Arjuna Awards was headed by Justice C.K. Thakkar (Former Judge Supreme Court of India, Chief Justice of High Court of Himachal and Bombay).
  • Apart from a medal and a citation, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardees will receive a cash prize of Rs.7.5 lakh each.

 

Winners of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards 2017

Name of the Awardees Discipline
Shri Devendra Jhajharia Para Athlete
Shri Sardar Singh Hockey

 

 

Arjuna Awards

  • Arjuna Award is given for consistently outstanding performance for four years
  • Arjuna Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh each

 

Winners of Arjuna Awards 2017

Name of the Awardees Discipline
Ms. V.J. Surekha Archery
Ms. Khushbir Kaur Athletics
Mr. Arokia Rajiv Athletics
Ms. Prasanthi Singh Basketball
Sub. Laishram Debendro Singh Boxing
Mr. Cheteshwar Pujara Cricket
Ms. Harmanpreet Kaur Cricket
Ms. OinamBembem Devi Football
Mr. S.S.P. Chawrasia Golf
Mr. S.V. Sunil Hockey
Mr. Jasvir Singh Kabaddi
Mr. P. N. Prakash Shooting
Mr. A. Amalraj Table Tennis
Mr. Saketh Myneni Tennis
Mr. Satyawart Kadian Wrestling
Mr. Mariyappan Para-Athlete
Mr. Varun Singh Bhati Para-Athlete

 

 

Dronacharya Awards

  • Dronacharya Award is given to coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious international sports events.
  • Dronacharya Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and cash prize of Rs.5 lakh each.

 

Winners of Dronacharya Awards 2017

Name of the Awardees Discipline
Late Dr. R. Gandhi Athletics
Mr. Heera Nand Kataria Kabaddi
Mr. G.S.S.V. Prasad Badminton (Lifetime)
Mr. Brij Bhushan Mohanty Boxing (Lifetime)
Mr. P.A. Raphel Hockey (Lifetime)
Mr. Sanjoy Chakraverthy Shooting (Lifetime)
Mr. Roshan Lal Wrestling (Lifetime)

 

 

Dhyan Chand Awards

  • Dhyan Chand Award is given for life time contribution to sports development
  • Dhyan Chand Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and cash prize of Rs.5 lakh each

 

Winners of Dhyan Chand Awards 2017

Name of the Awardees Discipline
Mr. Bhupender Singh Athletics
Mr. Syed Shahid Hakim Football
Ms. Sumarai Tete Hockey

 

All the above awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29, 2017.

 

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