President presents National Sports & Adventure Awards 2017

Aug 31, 2017 09:33 IST
National Sports & Adventure Awards 2017

President Ram Nath Kovind on 29 August 2017 presented the National Sports and Adventure Awards 2017 at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of National Sports Day.

The awardees were announced on 22 August 2017. Here is the list of awardees conferred with National Sports & Adventure Awards:

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017

Name of the Awardees

Discipline

Sardar Singh

Hockey

Devendra

Para Athlete

Dronacharya Awards 2017

Name of the Awardees

Discipline

Late Dr. R Gandhi

Athletics

GSSV Prasad

Badminton - Lifetime

Brij Bhushan Mohanty

Boxing - Lifetime

PA Raphel

Hockey - Lifetime

Sanjoy Chakraverthy

Shooting - Lifetime

Roshan Lal

Wrestling - Lifetime

Arjuna Awards 2017

Name of the Awardees

Discipline

Vennam Jyothi Surekha

Archery

Khushbir Kaur

Athletics

Arokia Rajiv

Athletics

Prasanthi Singh

Basketball

L Debendro Singh

Boxing

Cheteshwar Pujara

Cricket

Harmanpreet Kaur

Cricket

Oinam Bembem Devi

Football

Shivsankar Prasad Chawrasia

Golf

S.V. Sunil

Hockey

Jasvir Singh

Kabaddi

P. N. Prakash

Shooting

A. Amalraj

Table Tennis

Saketh Sai Myneni

Tennis

Satyawart Kadian

Wrestling

Mariyappan T

Para-Athletics

Varun Singh Bhati

Para-Athletics

Dhyan Chand Award 2017

Name of the Awardees

Discipline

Bhupender Singh

Athletics

Syed Shahid Hakim

Football

Sumrai Tete

Hockey

Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2017

Name of Awardees

Discipline

Premlata Agrawal

Land Adventure

More Rohan Dattatrey

Water Adventure

Ashok Abbey

Life Time Achievement

Ved Prakash Sharma

Life Time Achievement

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy 2016-17
• Punjabi University of Patiala was conferred with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy for the year 2016-17.

Rashtriya Khel Protsahana Purushkar 2017

Name of Awardees

Category

Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young Talent

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan

Encourage to sports through corporate social responsibility

Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation

Sports for Development

The Golf Foundation

Sports for Development

Reliance Foundation

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