National Sports Awards 2017

The Sports Ministry announced the National Sports Awards on 22 August 2017. The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29, 2017.

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). Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardee will receive a cash prize of Rs 7.5 lakh.

Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh each. The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29, 2017.

Here’s the list of National Sports Awards – 2017

AwardsWinner Field
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017Devendra JhajhariaPara Athlete
Sardar SinghHockey
Dronacharya Awards 2017Late Dr R. GandhiAthletics
Heera Nand KatariaKabaddi
G.S.S.V. PrasadBadminton (Lifetime)
Brij Bhushan MohantyBoxing (Lifetime)
P.A. RaphelHockey (Lifetime)
Sanjoy ChakraverthyShooting (Lifetime)
Roshan LalWrestling (Lifetime)
Arjuna Awards 2017V.J. SurekhaArchery
Khushbir KaurAthletics
Arokia RajivAthletics
Prasanthi SinghBasketball
Sub. Laishram Debendro SinghBoxing
Cheteshwar PujaraCricket
Harmanpreet KaurCricket
OinamBembem DeviFootball
S.S.P. ChawrasiaGolf
S.V. SunilHockey
Jasvir SinghKabaddi
P. N. PrakashShooting
A. Amalraj TableTennis
Saketh MyneniTennis
Satyawart KadianWrestling
MariyappanPara-Athlete
Varun Singh BhatiPara-Athlete
Dhyan Chand AwardBhupender SinghAthletics
Syed Shahid HakimFootball
Sumarai TeteHockey

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