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

Awards Winner Field
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017 Devendra Jhajharia Para Athlete
Sardar Singh Hockey
Dronacharya Awards 2017 Late Dr R. Gandhi Athletics
Heera Nand Kataria Kabaddi
G.S.S.V. Prasad Badminton (Lifetime)
Brij Bhushan Mohanty Boxing (Lifetime)
P.A. Raphel Hockey (Lifetime)
Sanjoy Chakraverthy Shooting (Lifetime)
Roshan Lal Wrestling (Lifetime)
Arjuna Awards 2017 V.J. Surekha Archery
Khushbir Kaur Athletics
Arokia Rajiv Athletics
Prasanthi Singh Basketball
Sub. Laishram Debendro Singh Boxing
Cheteshwar Pujara Cricket
Harmanpreet Kaur Cricket
OinamBembem Devi Football
S.S.P. Chawrasia Golf
S.V. Sunil Hockey
Jasvir Singh Kabaddi
P. N. Prakash Shooting
A. Amalraj Table Tennis
Saketh Myneni Tennis
Satyawart Kadian Wrestling
Mariyappan Para-Athlete
Varun Singh Bhati Para-Athlete
Dhyan Chand Award Bhupender Singh Athletics
Syed Shahid Hakim Football
Sumarai Tete Hockey

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