National Sports Awards 2019 | Complete List of Winners


The Government of India has announced National Sports Awards 2019. The prestigious awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.

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Sports Awards & Description

AwardsDescription
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna AwardGiven for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years.
Arjuna AwardGiven for consistently outstanding performance for four years.
Dronacharya AwardGiven for coaches is given for producing medal winners at prestigious International sports events.
Dhyan Chand AwardGiven for for life time contribution to sports development
Rashtriya Khel Protsahan PuruskarGiven to the corporate entities (both in private and public sector) and individuals who have played a visible role in the area of sports promotion and development.
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy Overall top performing university in inter-university tournaments

Based on the recommendations of the Committee and after due scrutiny, the Government has decided to confer awards upon the following sports persons, coaches, entities and university.

RAJIV GANDHI KHEL RATNA AWARD WINNERS 2019

S.No.Name of the SportspersonDiscipline
1.Sh. Bajrang PuniaWrestling
2.Ms. Deepa MalikPara Athletics

DRONACHARYA AWARD WINNERS 2019

Regular Category

S.No.Name of the CoachDiscipline
1.Sh. Vimal KumarBadminton
2.Sh. Sandeep GuptaTable tennis
3.Sh. Mohinder Singh DhillonAthletics

Life-Time Category

S.No.Name of the CoachDiscipline
1.Sh. Merzban PatelHockey
2.Sh. Rambir Singh KhokharKabaddi
3.Sh. Sanjay BhardwajCricket

ARJUNA AWARD WINNERS 2019

S.No.Name of the SportspersonDiscipline
1.Sh. Tajinderpal Singh ToorAthletics
2.Mohammed Anas YahiyaAthletics
3.Sh. S. BhaskaranBody Building
4.Ms. Sonia LatherBoxing
5.Sh. Ravindra JadejaCricket
6.Sh. Chinglensana Singh KangujamHockey
7.Sh. Ajay ThakurKabaddi
8.Sh. Gaurav Singh GillMotor Sports
9.Sh. Pramod BhagatPara Sports (Badminton)
10.Ms. Anjum MoudgilShooting
11.Sh. Harmeet Rajul DesaiTable Tennis
12.Ms. Pooja DhandaWrestling
13.Sh. Fouaad MirzaEquestrian
14.Sh. Gurpreet Singh SandhuFootball
15.Ms. Poonam YadavCricket
16.Ms. Swapna BarmanAthletics
17.Sh. Sundar Singh GurjarPara Sports  (Athletics)
18.Sh. Bhamidipati Sai PraneethBadminton
19.Sh. Simran Singh ShergillPolo

DHYANCHAND AWARD WINNERS 2019

S.No.Name Discipline
Sh. Manuel FredricksHockey
Sh. Arup BasakTable Tennis
Sh. Manoj KumarWrestling
Sh. NittenKirrtaneTennis
Sh. C. LalremsangaArchery

RASHTRIYA KHEL PROTSAHAN PURUSKAR AWARD WINNERS 2019

S. No.Category Entity recommended for Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar, 2019
1.Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young Talent’(i) Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation

(ii) GoSports Foundation

2.Encouragement to sports through Corporate Social Responsibility
3.‘Employment to sportspersons and other welfare measures’
4.Sports for DevelopmentRayalaseema Development Trust

MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD (MAKA) TROPHY, 2019 Panjab University, Chandigarh

 

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