National Sports Awards Winners 2021: Check Full List Here

National Sports Awards Winners 2021: On November 2, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports announced the National Sports Awards. Every year, they are given to recognise and reward excellence in sports. Check here the full list of winners.
Created On: Nov 13, 2021 21:16 IST
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National Sports Awards 2021
National Sports Awards 2021

National Sports Awards Winners 2021: Today, President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the National Sports Awards 2021 and Adventure Awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan. This year, 12 sportspersons have been given Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award and 35 Sportspersons have been honoured with Arjuna Award. Check below the full list of the winners.

The awardees received their awards at the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan from the President of India.

National Sports Awards 2021

These awards are presented annually to recognise and reward excellence in sports. The National Sports Awards 2021 includes:

- Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award

- Arjuna Award

- Dronacharya Award

- Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievement in Sports and Games

- Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar

- Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy.

About Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award

It is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of the previous four years.

About Arjuna Award

It is given for outstanding performance over a period of the previous four years. Sportspersons with the qualities of leadership, sportsmanship, and a sense of discipline are awarded.

About Dronacharya Award for outstanding coaches in Sports and Games

It is presented to coaches for doing outstanding and meritorious work on a consistent basis. Also, enabling sportspersons to excel in International events.

About Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar

It is awarded to corporate entities (both in the private and public sector), sports control boards, NGOs like sports bodies at the State and National levels who have played a visible role in the area of sports promotion and development.

President Kovind confers Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar, 2021 on Indian Oil Corporation Limited in recognition of its outstanding contribution in the field of 'Encouragement to sports through Corporate Social Responsibility'. pic.twitter.com/17SUMJAVMv

— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) November 13, 2021

About Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy

It is given to the overall top-performing universities in inter-university tournaments.

List of the awardees of Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021

Name of the Sportsperson

Discipline

Neeraj Chopra

Athletics

Ravi Kumar

Wrestling

LovlinaBorgohain

Boxing

Sreejesh P.R

Hockey

AvaniLekhara

Para Shooting

SumitAntil

Para Athletics

PramodBhagat

Para Badminton

Krishna Nagar

Para Badminton

Manish Narwal

Para Shooting

Mithali Raj

Cricket

Sunil Chhetri

Football

Manpreet Singh

Hockey

List of Arjuna Awards winners 2021

Name of the Sportsperson

Discipline

Arpinder Singh

Athletics

SimranjitKaur

Boxing

ShikharDhawan

Cricket

Bhavani Devi Chadalavada Anandha Sundhararaman

Fencing

Monika

Hockey

VandanaKatariya

Hockey

SandeepNarwal

Kabaddi

HimaniUttamParab

Mallakhamb

AbhishekVerma

Shooting

AnkitaRaina

Tennis

Deepak Punia

Wrestling

Dilpreet Singh

Hockey

Harman Preet Singh

Hockey

Rupinder Pal Singh

Hockey

Surender Kumar

Hockey

AmitRohidas

Hockey

BirendraLakra

Hockey

Sumit

Hockey

Nilakanta Sharma

Hockey

Hardik Singh

Hockey

VivekSagar Prasad

Hockey

Gurjant Singh

Hockey

Mandeep Singh

Hockey

Shamsher Singh

Hockey

Lalit Kumar Upadhyay

Hockey

Varun Kumar

Hockey

Simranjeet Singh

Hockey

YogeshKathuniya

Para Athletics

Nishad Kumar

Para Athletics

Praveen Kumar

Para Athletics

SuhashYathiraj

Para Badminton

SinghrajAdhana

Para Shooting

Bhavina Patel

Para Table Tennis

Harvinder Singh

Para Archery

Sharad Kumar

Para Athletics

List of Dronacharya Awards Winners 2021

Life-Time Category

Name of the Coach

Discipline

T. P. Ouseph

Athletics

SarkarTalwar

Cricket

Sarpal Singh

Hockey

Ashan Kumar

Kabaddi

Tapan Kumar Panigrahi

Swimming

Regular Category

Name of the Coach

Discipline

Radhakrishnan Nair P

Athletics

SandhyaGurung

Boxing

PritamSiwach

Hockey

Jai PrakashNautiyal

Para Shooting

Subramanian Raman

Table Tennis

List of  Dhyan Chand Award Winners 2021

Name

Discipline

Lekha K.C.

Boxing

AbhijeetKunte

Chess

Davinder Singh Garcha

Hockey

Vikas Kumar

Kabaddi

Sajjan Singh

Wrestling

List of Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Winners 2021

Category

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Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young Talent

ManavRachna Educational Institution

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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