National Sports Awards India – 2018

National Sports Awards India – 2018

1. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

It is India’s highest sporting award given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years. As of 2018, all Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna recipients will receive Rs. 7.5 lakhs in cash, a citation and a medal.

Sl. No. Recipient Discipline
1. Ms. S Mirabai Chanu Weightlifting
2. Virat Kohli Cricket

 

2. Dronacharya Award

This award is given to coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious international sports events. Dronacharya Awardees are offered a cash prize of 5 lakh, certificate and statuette.

Sl. No. Recipient Discipline
1. Subedar Chenanda Achaiah Kuttappa Boxing
2. Shri Vijay Sharma Weightlifting
3. Shri A Srinivasa Rao Table Tennis
4. Shri Sukhdev Singh Pannu Athletics
5. Shri Clarence Lobo Hockey (Life time)
6. Shri Tarak Sinha Cricket (Life time)
7. Shri Jiwan Kumar Sharma Judo (Life time)
8. Shri VR Beedu Athletics (Life time)

 

3. Arjuna Award

It is India’s second highest sporting award bestowed upon sportsperson for performing consistently outstandingly for four years.

Sl. No. Recipient Discipline
1. Shri Neeraj Chopra Athletics
2. Nb Sub Jinson Johnson Athletics
3. Ms. Hima Das Athletics
4. Ms. Nelakurthi Sikki Reddy Badminton
5. Subedar Satish Kumar Boxing
6. Ms. Smriti Mandhana Cricket
7. Shri Shubhankar Sharma Golf
8. Shri Manpreet Singh Hockey
9. Ms. Savita Hockey
10. Col. Ravi Rathore Polo
11. Ms. Rahi Sarnobat Shooting
12. Shri Ankur Mittal Shooting
13. Ms. Shreyasi Singh Shooting
14. Ms. Manika Batra Table Tennis
15. Shri G. Sathiyan Table Tennis
16. Shri Rohan Bopanna Tennis
17. Shri Sumit Wrestling
18. Ms. Pooja Kadian Wushu
19. Shri Ankur Dhama Para-Athletics
20. Shri Manoj Sarkar Para-Badminton

 

4. Dhyan Chand Award

It is awarded to sportspersons for life time contribution to sports development.

Sl. No. Recipient Discipline
1. Shri Satyadev Prasad Archery
2. Shri Bharat Kumar Chetri Hockey
3. Ms. Bobby Alysius Athletics
4. Shri Chougale Dadu Dattatray Wrestling

 

5. Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar

Sl. No. Category Discipline
1. Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young Talent Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited
2. Encouragement to Sports through Corporate Social Responsibility JSW Sports
3. Sports for Development Isha Outreach

6. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy 2017-18 It is given annually to the university/institutions for their all-round performance in Inter-University

Sl. No. Recipient
1. Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar