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List of Dronacharya Award Recipients

28-MAY-2014 13:26

    Dronacharya Award, instituted in 1985, is presented by the Indian government for excellence in sports coaching. The award comprises a bronze statuette of Dronacharya, a scroll of honour and a cash component of 500000 rupees. B.I. Fernandez is the first foreign coach to be awarded Dronacharya Award.

    Year Name of the Recipient Associated Sport
    1985 O.M. Nambiar Athletics
    1985 Om Prakash Bhardwaj Boxing
    1985 Balchandra Bhaskar Bhagwat Wrestling
    1986 Raghunandan Vasant Gokhle Chess
    1986 Desh Prem Azad Cricket
    1987 Gurcharan Singh Cricket
    1987 Guru Hanuman Wrestling
    1990 Ramakant Achrekar Cricket
    1990 Syed Naeemuddin Football
    1990 A. Ramana Rao Volleyball
    1994 Ilyas Babar Athletics
    1995 Karan Singh Athletics
    1995 M. Shyam Sunder Rao Volleyball
    1996 Wilson Jones Billiards & Snooker
    1996 Pal Singh Sandhu Weightlifting
    1997 Joginder Singh Saini Athletics
    1998 Bahadur Singh Athletics
    1998 Hargobind Singh Sandhu Athletics
    1998 G.S.Sandhu Boxing
    1999 Kenneth Owen Bosen Athletics
    1999 Capt. Hawa Singh Boxing
    1999 Ajay Kumar Sirohi Weightlifting
    2000 SM Arif Badminton
    2000 Gudial Singh Bhangu Hockey
    2000 Bhupender Dhawan Powerlifting
    2001
    Prof. Sunny Thomas
    Shooting
    2002
    Renu Kohli
    Athletics
    2002
    Jaswant Singh
    Athletics
    2002
    MK Kaushik
    Hockey
    2002
    E. Prasad Rao
    Kabaddi
    2002
    Cdr. HD Motivala
    Yachting
    2003
    Robert Bobby George
    Athletics
    2003
    Anup Kumar
    Boxing
    2003
    Rajinder Singh
    Hockey
    2003
    Sukhchain Singh Cheema
    Wrestling
    2004
    Arvind Savur
    Billiards & Snooker
    2004
    Sunita Sharma
    Cricket
    2004
    Cyrus M. Poncha
    Squash
    2004
    Gurcharan Singh
    Boxing
    2005
    Hony. Captain M Venu
    Boxing
    2005
    Balwant Singh
    Kabaddi
    2005
    Maha Singh Rao
    Wrestling
    2005
    Ismail Baig
    Rowing
    2006
    RD Singh
    Athletics
    2006
    Damodaran Chandralal
    Boxing
    2006
    Koneru Ashok
    Chess
    2007
    Sanjeev Kumar Singh
    Archery
    2007
    Jagdish Singh
    Boxing
    2007
    GE Sridharan
    Volley Ball
    2007
    Jagminder Singh
    Wrestling
    2009
    Pullela Gopichand
    Badminton
    2009
    Satpal
    Wrestling
    2009
    J Uday Kumar
    Kabaddi
    2009
    Baldev Singh
    Hockey
    2009
    Jaidev Bisht
    Boxing
    2010
    AK Kutty
    Athletics
    2010
    Captain Chnadrup
    Wrestling
    2010
    Ajay Kumar Bansal
    Hockey
    2010
    Subhash Agarwal
    Billiards and Snooker
    2010
    L Ibomcha Singh
    Boxing
    2011
    Inukurthi Venkateshwara
    Rao Boxing
    2011
    Devender Kumar Rathore
    Gymnastics
    2011
    Ramphal
    Athletics
    2011
    Kuntal Roy
    Athletics
    2011
    Rajinder Singh
    Hockey
    2012
    Virendra Poonia
    Athletics
    2012
    Sunil Dabas
    Kabaddi(Women)
    2012
    Yashvir Singh
    Wresling
    2012
    Harendra Singh
    Hockey
    2012
    Satyapal Singh
    Para Sports
    2012
    JS Bhatia
    Athletics
    2012
    Bhavani Mukherjee
    Table Tennis
    2012
    B.I. Fernadez
    Boxing
    2013
    Poornima Mahato
    Archery
    2013
    Mahavir Singh
    Boxing
    2013
    Narinder Singh Saini
    Hockey
    2013
    KP Thomas
    Athletics
    2013
    Raj Singh
    Wrestling

     

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